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Jennifer Gioia

“A Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow”: I am WAGE$ with Aisha Tillery

“WAGE$ makes me want to keep going with my coursework. I love what I do, but there is not a lot of money in it. WAGE$ is an incentive to do it, to keep going because there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. My supplement increases with more classes. Who doesn’t like getting more money for more education when that coursework also helps change your life? You have education and you have money. It is a win-win. I don’t want to lose my supplement. It’s a big incentive.”

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Tanaka Eaddy at graduation
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Jennifer Gioia

Providing Consistency in a Time of Turmoil: I am WAGE$ with Tanaka Eaddy

“WAGE$ has helped me and my family so much,” Tanaka Eaddy said. “I could pay for my books in school. We were able to buy a house. WAGE$ helped me get through COVID when I didn’t get a check. It was an incentive to know I could get more money with more education, and it has also helped me stay in early childhood. It really has!”

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