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Embrace engages with Year Up

COURTESY EMBRACE HOME LOANS
EMBRACE HOME LOANS and Year Up Providence have formed a partnership that includes an intensive one-year training program for low-income, at-risk young people. Pictured are Embrace executives who will mentor the young people and three of the five participants in the program. From left, Ken Pratt, Diamond Poulin, Cary Humphrey, Leon Warrell III, Jeff Cordeiro, Jared Maxell, Kurt Noyce and Porsha Reid.
Posted 1/15/13

MIDDLETOWN - Embrace Homes Loans has kicked off a partnership with Year Up Providence with a $2,500 donation, according to a company press release. The partnership also includes training and mentoring by Embrace executives for interns from Year Up Providence, an intensive one-year training program that provides low-income, at-risk young adults, ages 18-24, with hands-on skill development, college credits and corporate internships.

Five Year Up interns will begin at Embrace in January and be mentored by Embrace President Kurt Noyce and four of the company’s production vice presidents – Cary Humphrey, Jeffery Cordeiro, Jared Maxwell and Ken Pratt.

“To introduce these students to a corporate environment and for them to learn and contribute, I believe the relationship will work both ways,” Pratt said. “We will also learn from them.”

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