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IT leaders take on pandemic tech debt

By Beth Stackpole | May 23, 2022

" Year Up's CIO, Gary Flowers, shares insights into strategies to confront tech debt accrued by IT leaders during the pandemic. Year Up's commitment to bridging the Opportunity Divide became even more crucial during the pandemic, requiring a swift adaptation of their in-person program to virtual environments. Year Up made efforts to revamp systems, like their Salesforce CRM, to allow for more flexible pathways, reflecting a broader trend among organizations grappling with pandemic-induced tech debt. "
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One Response by Fundraisers to Racial Reckoning: an Affinity Group for Black Donors

By Drew Lindsay | Mar 30, 2022

Year Up, a workforce development organization providing career training to young adults, responded to the racial reckoning post-George Floyd's murder by initiating the Black Opportunity Alliance.
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LinkedIn and Year Up partner for a more diverse IT future

By Sarah K. White | Mar 14, 2022

In the CIO Magazine article "LinkedIn and Year Up partner for a more diverse IT future" by Sarah K. White:
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Corporate Training Programs That Don't Ask for a Degree | Year Up

Feb 28, 2022

Juan Garcia, Director of Corporate Engagement at Year Up, discusses how the labor market has evolved and how large corporations are now providing their own training programs to educate their staff. These opportunities not only offer individuals the chance to secure permanent positions but also develop a career.
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Fred Mutsinzi went from homelessness to venture capital. Here’s how.

By Peter Coy | Jan 7, 2022

In The New York Times article "Fred Mutsinzi went from homelessness to venture capital. Here’s how" by Peter Coy:
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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 has surpassed its five-year goal of hiring 10,000 individuals from low- to moderate-income (LMI) communities, expanding its Pathways program to connect with nonprofits like Year Up, UnidosUS, and the National Urban League.
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