Damilla is from Philadelphia. After her mother’s death she became homeless at age 16. Damilla was eventually placed into a group home where she lived for two years. When she was 18, she was released and for the second time as teenager she was living on the street and struggling on her own. She now is working for One Step Away and also currently working on getting her GED. Since working for One Step Away Damilla has learned better communication skills and to be economically sufficient for herself. She says she enjoys working for One Step Away.