Kamal: A College-Bound Success Story!

Kamal and his family live in Lantern housing. Kamal is the oldest child in his family, and this fall, will be the first to attend college in his family.

Lantern’s Education Services Manager first met Kamal during New York Cares Winter Wishes when he turned a simple request into a creative and fun poem. Since then, he continued to work with Lantern’s Education Team. His leadership qualities stood out to everyone — with even other tenants going out of their way to say positive things about him. And now we can celebrate one more accomplishment for Kamal — he’ll be attending SUNY Oswego this fall!

Listen to Lantern resident, and Education Services participant, Kamal, discuss his experience at Lantern and with our staff:

For more information on Lantern’s Education and Employment services, click here.

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