The WorkFaith Connection | Houston, Texas
WorkFaith President Sandy Schultz stands before a wall of portraits representing a fraction of the 1,600 people the ministry has trained and helped place into jobs during the past five years.
Don Cosey loves his job at Craftsman Glass, where the facility owes its pristine appearance to his care and positive attitude.
Artie Mayhem uses a suction lift to move large panels of glass at Craftsman Glass before they are packaged to ship.
Vangela Jackson, an office worker at Craftsman Glass, said that WorkFaith gave her spiritual encouragement and the confidence she needed to interview with prospective employers.
Bob Cox, who works in accounting at Craftsman Glass, is grateful for regained confidence and the barriers he's overcome.
Henry Shelvin is a recognized leader at Chamberlin Roofing and Waterproofing despite his past challenges with chemical dependence.
During a ceremony of reflection at graduation, Von Washington displays a poster with words representing his previous self on one side and his new self on the other.
The bell that every graduate hopes to come back to ring when he or she lands a job.
Photos by James Allen Walker for WORLD