‘1 in 5’ Season 2 Episode 2: Meet Ignacio Angel

Ignacio Angel Jr. | December 1, 2022 | Aspen Postsecondary Success for Parents

Ignacio Angel has decided to define for himself what success looks like as a college student and father of four. The for-profit trade school he went to, which was later investigated for preying on vulnerable students, never delivered on promises of a job, and landed him in debt. With Lilly’s help, he found a support system designed for fathers who want to pursue higher education called the Alameda County Fathers Corps.

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The Alameda County Fathers Corps (ACFC) promotes and supports fathers and father-figures to be meaningfully engaged with their children and families, and advocates for family service providers to provide father-friendly services to assist fathers in strengthening their parenting skills.

Vera Institute for Justice’s Unlocking Potential Initiative aims to expanding high-quality postsecondary education in prison.

Project Rise was created as a financial education resource for individuals looking to find financial independence. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit financial organization, we are committed to providing affordable services to the working class that leads to long-lasting financial success.

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