Since 1995, Taller San Jose has helped more than 4,500 high-risk young adults to restructure their lives, finish high school and develop marketable skills. The program has consistently reduced criminal recidivism and increased youth success at securing living wage employment with corresponding health benefits.
Long-term life changes for Taller San Jose graduates include:
220 youth receive hands-on training annually
74% of students find employment within 30 days of graduation
Average wage: $10.98 per hour
80% of students remain employed one year after graduation
1 in 4 of graduates begin college or an apprenticeship
92% with a criminal record do not reoffend – less–ZoomInfo