CHAMPIONING
VICTORIOUS FUTURES

OPEN GATE INTERNATIONAL

PROVIDING JOB AND LIFE SKILLS FOR ADULTS FROM VULNERABLE LIFE SITUATIONS

For survivors of human trafficking, violence, homelessness and other forms of abuse and oppression, the thought of reintegrating into, or entering society for the first time, can be paralyzing. OGI is here to help survivors find their way. Our accredited culinary training program and life skills mentoring provides real opportunities for students to stand on their own and create a future for themselves.

CULINARY PROGRAMS

Mastering the workings of a commercial kitchen goes beyond food prep, recipes and plate presentation. We integrate life-skills into our training programs as a key component of the OGI curriculum.

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138

Students Graduated
from Orange County Campus

GLOBAL ADAPTABILITY

To reach survivors of human trafficking around the world, OGI partners with on-site organizations to establish its culinary program; adapting the curriculum to local cultures.

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76%

of Eligible Graduates Placed in Culinary Positions

OGI IN ACTION

Based in Orange County, extending to countries around the world, we’re determined to generate good news.

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77%

Graduates Maintained
Their Position in the
Culinary Industry

THREE-TIERED, TRANSFORMATIONAL PROCESS

EMPOWERMENT IN THE CLASSROOM. STABILITY IN WORK AND LIFE

In developing culinary talent and life skills, students realize their value, and believe they can start again. Through job preparation, seeking and placement, graduates can walk a concrete path back into society.

CULINARY
LIFE
JOB PLACEMENT

GLOBAL & LOCAL IMPACT

In the United States and in four international locations, OGI’s vocational training sparks growth. Students reclaim their identity, then gain confidence and self-belief. They graduate empowered to create success for themselves and fuel economic growth in their communities.