Jul 6 2015

Meet Kristain: GWC Summer Intern

By | July 6th, 2015|Voices|0 Comments

An interview with Kristian Munroe, our Summer Intern from the DOOR Network. Kristian is a rising sophomore at Gwinnett Tech. At 17, she is our youngest intern, but definitely still among the brightest. Kristian is originally from Brooklyn, NY, but has lived in Gwinnett for 5 years. This summer is Kristian's first experience living inside [...]

Jun 17 2015

5 Things You Need to Know About LGBTQ Youth Homelessness

By | June 17th, 2015|Issues, Voices|0 Comments

Living life without a place to call home is a trying and difficult situation for anyone, but with the added variables of youth and sexual orientation, many homeless LGBTQ (lesbian, gay,bisexual,transgender, queer/questioning) youth face an incredible mountain of obstacles.  Without the proper life skills to make it on their own, youth experiencing homelessness often fall [...]

Jun 13 2015

A Closer Look at Sophie Beal: GWC’s Employee of the Month

By | June 13th, 2015|Staff, Voices|0 Comments

Even though Sophie takes lots of pictures for GWC, she struggles to act normally in photos of herself ... Our Employee of the Month here at the Gateway Center is the remarkable Sophie Beal. Last month, I sat down with her to find out more about her and her job at the Gateway Center. Check out [...]

May 6 2015

William Tolbert, 66, Ends Homelessness and Discovers Vocation

By | May 6th, 2015|Staff Story 3, Success Stories, Voices|0 Comments

Mr. William Tolbert is living, breathing proof that it’s never too late to change. At the age of 66, after over 15 years of chronic homelessness, Mr. Tolbert experienced a 360° shift in his outlook on life thanks to GWC. Mr. Tolbert, an Atlanta native, passed by Gateway thousands of times before finally coming inside. [...]

Apr 22 2015

Volunteer Spotlight: Cynthia Barron

By | April 22nd, 2015|Voices, Volunteers|0 Comments

By: Bec Cranford-Smith I sat down with Cynthia Barron who is our April Volunteer Spotlight. She has been at the Gateway Center for almost two years. Get to know Cynthia ... Have you been in Georgia all your life? I was born in Charleston, SC and resided there until I was 5 yrs old. My Daddy [...]

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