Youth Empowerment Project

Wanda’s Story

YEP Staff Member & Alumni

Primary Program: NOPLAY

Wanda Rogers is a 2012 graduate of NOPLAY. When Wanda started at NOPLAY, she was amazed at how open and welcoming the instructors and site was. After enrolling, she worked diligently toward earning her GED while also working a full-time job. After graduating and earning her GED, Wanda was promoted, earned a raise, and was invited to take the Civil Service exam.

In 2013, YEP hired Wanda as a Para-Instructor at the NOPLAY-Westbank site. She is now considered an Instructor because of her hard work. She is dedicated to helping others and says, “Since becoming an Instructor, I’ve realized how much I enjoy helping others, and I have plans to further my education by studying the education field.”