Welcome to Johnson & Johnson’s Bridge to Employment 30-year celebration! We invite you to explore BTE’s full 30-year history through an interactive timeline and oral history. We’re excited to celebrate 30 years and can’t wait to see what the future holds!

Discover the Timeline

FHI 360 staff and Bridge to Employment Youth Leadership Council representatives conducted 30 interviews with BTE alumni and program partners, capturing 30 years of Building partnerships, Transforming communities, and Empowering youth. We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the 30 people who offered their time, insights, and memories to the creation of this oral history. Your stories helped to illuminate BTE’s great accomplishments and brought the program’s rich history to life.

Open the PDF below to dive into BTE’s 30-year oral history.

As part of Johnson & Johnson’s Bridge To Employment 30-year celebration, we are sharing personal reflections, milestones, and moments from its past and present. These reflections capture the promise of the program, the dedication of those who make BTE a reality, and its impact on young lives.

PegForrestel

 

 

First up, Meet Peg Forrestel, Early BTE Champion Fostering Empowerment, Partnership, and Collaboration.

 

MelvinKioko_Kenya

Meet Melvin Kioko Malemba, a BTE Alumnus from the Nairobi, Kenya site.

 

 

30 Years

 

Read about BTE’s enduring model, shared by Director Lisa Johnson.

 

Sydney

 

Take a look back at the Sydney, Australia site.

 

 

Andrew

Student Spotlight: A Pathway Forward Andrew Gibson, BTE Alum & Pathways Student.