Faces of the Door
Vanessa used The Door to get her green card, apply for college, and start a career.
“The Door was a judge-free zone that welcomed me with open arms.”
We pride ourselves on the diversity of our staff and members, who come to us from all walks of life and for any number of reasons. They make The Door what it is — a vibrant and encouraging place where the building blocks for strong futures begin to take shape. Here we would like to share just a few of the many faces who make up The Door.
“They say you miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. I almost didn’t take my shot, but I’m glad I did.”
Caroline’s gotten nothing but net, winning two major scholarships and getting ready to start at Columbia University.Caroline's Story >>>
“When I came to The Door, I was one of three physicians specializing in adolescent care.”
Dr. Bob has been at The Door since our beginning, helping teens cope with serious health issues.Dr. Bob's Story >>>
“Here, in America, I have a job and can pay rent. I feel very happy.”
Jedaias has had a long journey, from fearing danger in Guatemala to being fully employed with his citizenship card in hand.Jedaias's Story >>>