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A Good Job Is a Gift That Keeps Giving

By: Peter Coy on Nov 30, 2022

Year Up's impact is evident in success stories like that of Year Up graduate Fred Mutsinzi, who rose from homelessness to pursue a career in finance through the program. With a track record of placing graduates in internships with major employers, Year Up opens doors to job offers or college admissions, boasting an average starting salary of $52,000. This underscores the societal significance of investing not just in job quantity but also in job quality, echoing sentiments shared by the Families and Workers Fund. Supporting organizations like Year Up and the Families and Workers Fund is crucial for addressing systemic barriers and fostering lasting change in the workforce landscape.

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