The news that over 850,000 women had left the workforce in September, was alarming. This trend, referred to as the ‘shecession’ has continued through the winter and into the spring. In the month of December alone, the United States economy lost a net of 140,000 jobs. Women accounted for the 156,000 jobs lost that month,…

“I first heard about Project Place through a friend that I met in a program,” says Lauren, “I decided to come to Project Place after researching the program online. This is the first time I’ve really taken my recovery seriously and Project Place gave me the small, slow steps I needed to take to become…

“I first heard about Project Place, in 2007, while incarcerated at the Suffolk County House of Correction. While there I entered and completed Project Place’s CREW (Community Reentry for Women) program and was told to come to Project Place when I was released,” Josie reflects. She says she decided to come to Project Place because,…

“The pandemic has impacted me financially. Everything seems to be more expensive. Things take longer to take care of… It’s affected me in a lot of ways.” Monica came to Project Place seeking support and opportunity in the midst the pandemic in August 2020. She completed our Work Ready class and Industry Internship Program before…

What is a day in the life of Jailene like at Project Place? What would we find you doing on a typical day? “A typical day for me starts at Coop’s MicroCreamery, where our WOW program is based out of. Clients arrive before 9:00 am, so our mornings usually consist of prepping ingredients for our…

What inspires Shaunta to work in WOW? “The girls at Project Place inspire me. I have been through a lot of similar situations to them, so I can share my experience and knowledge with them. WOW has given me a chance to give back. ” What is a day in the life of Shaunta like…

What is a day in the life of Loie like at Project Place? “Really there is no typical day for me. I am doing anything from cleaning at Coops to writing a business plan. I also spend considerable time coordinating with the owner of Coops. We talk about production and safety for the clients. We…

What is a day in the life of Pam like at Project Place? “A day in the life for Pam includes communicating with clients, reaching out to women in WOW, and being there as a support for anybody in need. Phone calls with clients is a frequent task.” What inspires Pam to work in WOW?…

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