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OUR RESULTS

To date, we have served over 65 individuals, representing nine different counties in Virginia and Maryland.

  • 95% overall completion rate. 100% completion rate in 2017
  • 85% job placement
  • 77% decrease in unemployment, compared to the previous status of clients
  • 34% wage increase on average, among students previously employed part-time
  • $13.48/hour: Average wage

 

Employer Case Study, 2015-2016

We work with a portfolio of 23 industry corporations including hotels, restaurants, and catering companies. These partner companies host and pay our students for one-month internships and often hire our graduates.

  • In 2015, 21 students interned at Whole Foods stores in DC, Northern Virginia, and Maryland
  • 81% of interning students were offered jobs; 71% accepted job offers
  • $215,000: Economic contribution generated in salaries, positively impacting 12 local families

 

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By making a tax-deductible donation to La Cocina VA, you can:

  • Create job opportunities for unemployed members of our community
  • Facilitate access to healthier meals for our neighbors in need
  • Offer fruits and vegetables to those living in food desert neighborhoods

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