Momentum Production Tech Academy May 2016 Graduates

This video powerfully highlights 6 of the 11 graduates of The Momentum Production Tech Academy. The Production Technical Academy was the first ever partnership between KVCC the Groves and Urban Alliance- Momentum Program. This partnership has been life giving to our...

Johnny on why invest in Urban Alliance

Johnny came to the Momentum program while he was still on parole. He is originally from the south side of Chicago, but, he was stuck in Kalamazoo as a condition of his parole. Johnny spent much of his life in the gangs of Chicago’s south side but he was looking for a...

Dan’s Story of Transformation

When Dan enrolled in the Momentum program, he had recently finished a 15+ year stay in the criminal justice system. He wanted to work, but he was having a hard time finding someone who would give him a chance. During our intake interview we asked him how many jobs he...

Amanda’s stoy of Transformation

Like many others who walk through our doors, Amanda came to us with very little hope in her current situation; she was just released from prison, had an extensive criminal background, and had large gaps in her work history. However, Amanda took the little bit of hope...

Hope in a phone call

It is two weeks after the sixth term of Momentum had ended, and I just received two more phone calls from participants, that makes 6 phone calls or texts since the graduation. But before I tell you what they said let’s back up a bit. The Momentum Employment Solutions...