Year Up Greater Atlanta is a a one-year, intensive training program that provides low-income young adults, ages 18-24, with a combination of hands-on skills development, coursework eligible for college credit, corporate internships, and wraparound support.

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Stacey Ollinger Joins Board of Year Up Greater Atlanta and Hosts Fundraising Event

Fundraiser will be held on October 26, 2016 on the rooftop of the Spanx Corporate Office Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 18, 2016 Continuing to scale its innovative and effective approach to workforce development, Year Up Greater Atlanta (YUGA) announced today that Stacey Ollinger is joining its Board of Directors. Ollinger is a community...

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Year Up Greater Atlanta Holds 5K to Increase Awareness of Opportunity Divide

Fundraiser in Grant Park will support Year Up Greater Atlanta’s workforce development program for low-income youth Atlanta (Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016) — Low-income urban youth without college degrees face a persistent lack of economic opportunity that can have lifelong effects on their physical, mental, and economic well being. To draw attention...

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Year Up Atlanta Partners with Gwinnett Technical College to Help Meet Market Demand for Skilled Talent

First class to start on the Gwinnett Technical College Alpharetta-North Fulton campus in August; expanded program will now be known as Year Up Greater Atlanta. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 14, 2016 – Continuing to scale its innovative and effective approach to job training, Year Up Atlanta announced today its partnership with Gwinnett Technical...

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Upcoming Events

2016 Opportunity Breakfast & Fundraiser

Have breakfast with Year Up Greater Atlanta on November 1st (National Philanthropy Day!) for the 4th Annual Opportunity Breakfast & Fundraiser! The event will take place from 7:30am-9:30am at 103 West Paces Ferry Rd. Atlanta GA, 30308. Proceeds will go towards supporting Year Up Greater Atlanta students. For more information about this...

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The John H. McDonald Memorial Scholarship Award

The scholarship award will recognize a Year Up graduating student who has overcome significant challenges and persevered to achieve professional goals. One award will be given at each of the two graduating ceremonies in 2017. Plan to join us as we name the first award recipient, Saturday, January 28, 2017, 10...

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