KHQ6: New Leaf Café in Spokane giving women a second chance

New Leaf Café in Spokane giving women a second chance

SPOKANE, Wash. - You probably don't see your 9-5 job as something to look forward to everyday, but for many women in Spokane working at New Leaf Café, they now view going to work as a privilege.

Coffee, customer service, and retail: these are three new skills women at New Leaf Café can add to their resume, through a new training program with "Transitions."

The women who are making your coffee all have a unique story of how they got here, whether they're escaping domestic violence, going through treatment, or never had a chance to finish their education. The coffee shop is here to teach them the skills to get a full-time job after their time at the café.

Read more and watch the KHQ6 video online here.

Photo and video courtesy of KHQ 6.