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Moms Who Motivate

Mother's Day: Nicole and Family

There are hundreds of moms who have walked through Cara’s doors determined to create a bright future for their families. In honor of Mother’s Day, we share just a few stories of moms who motivate us!

“If I have anything to fight for, it’s my kids.”

Philile, 2020 Jesse Teverbaugh Distinguished Alumni Award Honoree, risks everything to save her children’s lives.

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“My hope is that they will achieve whatever success looks like for them.”

Nicole, Employed Cara Participant, proves to her children that the future is full of possibility.

Mother's Day: Nicole and Family

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“What saved my life was having you.”

Adrienne and Del, two Cara Alumni, discuss how incarceration impacted their mother-daughter relationship.

Mother's Day: Adrienne and Del

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“Being a single parent is hard, especially during these times, but the joy far outweighs the hardship.”

Dian, Cara Alum, teaches her son the importance to love and care about everyone.
Mother's Day : Dian and Hakeem

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