Meet Chrisie Morris
Chrisie Morris, 22, is a former foster youth who desired to have a career in media/ entertainment, but did not know where to start. She was referred to the South Bay One-Stop in Carson in May 2022.
Chrisie was enrolled in the Bridge to Work and Youth @ Work programs and placed on a Paid Work Experience assignment with employer Better Youth, Inc. Chrisie was ventually hired by Better Youth as a creative professional.
Outcome and Benefits:
Chrisie continues to work while attending CSU Long Beach, where she is taking classes to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration for Pre-Production.
“Everyone needs help with something, and the people at Carson One-Stop and Better Youth are willing to help, but it’s your responsibility to speak up for it.”