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Fred Mutsinzi went from homelessness to venture capital. Here’s how.

By Peter Coy | Jan 7, 2022

Fred Mutsinzi grew up in Rwanda, moved to the United States for college, then wound up homeless in Portland, Maine, after his money ran out.
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Bank of America Surpasses Goal to Hire 10,000 From Low- to Moderate-Income Areas, Sets New One for 2025

By Caroline Hudson | Sep 30, 2021

Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) has exceeded a five-year goal to hire 10,000 people from low- to moderate-income communities.
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I Went From College Drop-Out to One of Facebook's Leading IT Personnel

By Kyle Wilson | Sep 23, 2021

Year Up alumnus Jay Hammonds describes how Year Up gave him the opportunity to intern at Facebook a
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Workers, in Demand, Have a New Demand of Their Own: A Career Path

By Steve Lohr | Aug 18, 2021

Mark Wray was working at the concession stand of a movie theater when the pandemic lockdowns hit last year.
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Banks address tech talent shortage with 'reskilling,' 'upskilling' programs

By Miriam Cross | Jun 25, 2021

Miriam Cross details Bank of America’s partnership with Year Up and why upskilling programs are good for business.
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To Fill Millions of Open Jobs, Many Workers Need More Than Skills

By Steve Lohr | Jun 14, 2021

Helping people land good jobs with career paths takes more than skills training, labor experts say. Coaching, mentoring and other assistance are also needed. Lohr includes Year Up as a successful high-support program that has strong links with local employers, tailoring programming to hiring needs.
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