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Bringing the FACES Model to High School Students Across the Country

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In 2017, FACES expanded its programs outside California for the first time, launching new multi-year healthcare internship and leadership development programs in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Denver, Colorado.

900 high school students served through 13 FACES programs in CA, CO & NM in 2019

In 2017, FACES expanded its programs outside California for the first time, launching new multi-year healthcare internship and leadership development programs in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Denver, Colorado.

In 2018, FACES served more than 870 high school students through 11 programs across the country—and in 2019, the program continued to grow, reaching more than 900 high school students through 13 programs. These students served 10,000+ internship hours in hospital departments, behavioral health agencies and community clinics, giving them one-on-one mentorship with health professionals.

In total, FACES programs have served more than 4,500 students nationally since its inception in 2000. 100% of FACES students graduate from high school, and more than 90% intend to pursue a health career when they graduate. Moreover, over 90% of FACES graduates pursue a post-secondary pathway, leading to college, employment or certification programs in health.

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