Building a Bright Future: Karen's Story

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Karen is the first in her family to attend university; she is studying to become a nurse.

Karen's parents, Paulino and Berenice, came to the U.S. from Guatemala to seek a brighter future for their family. He works as a restaurant manager and she is a housekeeper in Marin County, where sky-high rents make it challenging for working families to live near their jobs. 

View the video above to meet Karen and her family, who have benefited from the stability and affordability provided by Belvedere Place, a property that was acquired and rehabilitated by BRIDGE Housing.

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