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How the pandemic is propelling demand for short-term college programs

By Hari Sreenivasan | Jan 26, 2021

It’s been a brutal academic year for higher education, with enrollment down in the fall more than 560,000 undergraduate students compared to 2019.
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Year Up Aims to Tackle U.S. Racial Wealth Gap

By Julia Chatterley | Jun 12, 2020

"Young people need a hand up, not a handout,” says Gerald Chertavian, Founder and CEO of Year Up wh
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Gaining Skills Virtually to Close the Inequality Gap

By Steve Lohr | Jun 7, 2020

Successful job-training programs for low-income young people have long been held in person.
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As black jobless rate soars, Year Up and partners Merck, Amazon and others offer career development

By Sharon Epperson | Jun 5, 2020

KEY POINTS The unemployment rate for black Americans rose to 16.8%, the highest level in a decade, and exceeded that of whit
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Job training program aims to close racial economic divide

By Sharon Epperson | Jun 4, 2020

SQUAWK BOX Year Up is a non-profit that offers low-income youth of color six months of intensive job training and a six-month corporate i
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What’s Holding Companies Back From Expanding Diversity

By Maitane Sardon and Dieter Holger | Oct 26, 2019

Among the challenges: creating a more diverse pipeline and measuring the extent of the problem
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