STRIVE is thrilled to have been featured on the CBS Evening News on Friday, April 1. CBS identifies STRIVE as a national solution to a problem that threatens to undermine the American dream.
"This is STRIVE, a unique nonprofit focused on providing job training skills." - Elaine Quijano, CBS News
"It's been STRIVE's mission to help them find work for the past 30 years. '60 Minutes' first highlighted the organization's efforts in 1997...Since then, it's shown remarkable results. STRIVE has a 70 percent success rate and has helped more than 66,000 find a job." - Elaine Quijano, CBS News
"STRIVE has grown tremendously since it first started. Today there are STRIVE chapters in 20 cities across the country and even affiliates in London and Jerusalem." - Elaine Quijano, CBS News
On STRIVE: "Good ideas catch on" - Scott Pelley, CBS News
"Our job is to figure out what's going to prevent a young person in a low income community from accessing an opportunity. It might be clothing, it might be transportation, it might be issues they're having in their household. And we've got teams that wrap around those individuals and make sure that we're helping them troubleshoot and address road blocks that might be standing in their way to work." - Phil Weinberg, STRIVE