Helping Dreams Flourish When Times are Tough

November 02, 2011

by Yanki Tshering

Lately it seems that, every time we turn on the news, we hear about frustrated young people who are facing the prospect of no jobs, a lack of upward mobility, and an increase in the rate of poverty.

But while those problems are very real, at the same time, at BCNA, we are constantly inspired by the enthusiasm and entrepreneurial spirit of our clients, many of whom are recent immigrants to the U.S., and by their determination to achieve the American dream in spite of sometimes daunting odds.

And we have also been amazed and energized by the support we have been receiving from our board members and our funders, support that is vital to making those dreams come true.

The BCNA staff and Board of Directors have spent the last few weeks completing an intensive