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Chinese Youth & Adults Grow Together Through Life Skills Training

Rain connects deeply with the youth he teaches because his story is similar to their stories.

Zhang's Decision: Life Skills in Action at a Chinese Vocational School

“Now, do you agree with Zhang’s decision?"

I’m facing the white board at the front of the classroom, and behind me a straight line of quietly whispering students in matching blue and orange uniforms stretches out to the far wall.

This Training Has Prepared Youth in China for Work & Life

Sheng was born and raised in a rural area of China’s Henan province until the age of 16, when both of his biological parents passed away. His stepfather assumed legal guardianship and struggled with cyclical unemployment throughout the young man’s teen years.