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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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Why Bank of America's top tech exec partners with a non-profit training program to recruit diverse talent for Wall Street jobs

By Anita Ramaswamy | May 26, 2021

Business Insider’s Anita Ramaswamy explores the behind-the-scenes of how
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A Unique Workforce Development Program Shows Promise in Reducing Inequality and Boosting Economic Growth

By Bob Sullivan | May 5, 2021

Year Up is helping low-income young adults find good jobs. Now it’s up to Year Up and other innovators to convince the government to fund these programs, which have been rigorously shown to substantially increase participants’ earnings.
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