We provide a safe space where young adults can connect and socialize, get something to eat or access health services, and get the education and career help they need.
Young adults want to succeed in their careers and their lives. That’s why Next offers a place where they can take charge, walk up to opportunity’s door—and kick it wide open.
Next is a community-wide initiative developed by and comprised of numerous entities working together. With Workforce Southwest Washington at the helm and more than 15 community partners and businesses supporting its success, the future is limitless.
A quote that inspires me to always keep moving forward is “Positive thinking isn’t about expecting the best to happen every time, it is about accepting that whatever happens is the best for that moment.” – Unknown
A quote I love is “Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.” – Malala Yousafzai
One of my favorite quotes is “A goal without a timeline is simply a dream.” – Robert Herjavac
My favorite quote is “You are the books you read, the movies you watch, the music you listen to, the people you spend time with, the conversations you engage in. Choose wisely what you feed your mind.” – Unknown
“Every day, think as you wake up,
today I am fortunate to be alive,
I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it.
I am going to use all my energies to develop myself,
To expand my heart out to others.” – The Dalai Lama
I am inspired by the quote, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
My favorite quote is: “Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.” – James Baldwin
My favorite quote is: “Don’t talk about it, be about it.” – Bob Burns
One of my favorite quotes is, “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become.” – Steve Jobs
I hope that students can feel at home and connected when they are here at Next. Students all are part of the community and I hope that they can feel that they all have some connection to the whole.
Consider this quote: ``No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent.`` - John Donne, Devotions, 1624
One of my favorite quotes is “Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration”—Thomas Edison
I’m inspired by this quote: “We all have dreams … but in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” – Jesse Owens
My favorite quote is, “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth
I live my life by this quote: “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent” – Eleanor Roosevelt
My favorite quote goes: God gave you this life because He knew you were strong enough to live it.
A favorite quote of mine is, ``It is in the knowledge of the genuine conditions of our life that we must draw our strength to live and our reason for acting.`` - Simone de Beauvoir
One quote that I like is: No real social change has ever been brought about without a revolution ... revolution is but thought carried into action. - Emma Goldman