Clara Saenzpardo

I had to act as the adult of the house when I was growing up. As the oldest of three siblings raised by our single dad, I just didn’t have many role models. After moving and changing schools so many times I was frustrated and started to lose faith...

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August 3, 2013 | yearup

Councilmember Kenneth Oliver Says it is Time to Give Back to The Community

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August 3, 2013 | yearup

What is the Opportunity Divide?

5 million bright young adults are without access to opportunities to connect to the economic mainstream. Meanwhile, over the next decade, American companies will face a shortage of over 12 million qualified workers. Year Up’s mission is to close the Opportunity Divide by providing low-income young adults with the skills,...

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January 27, 2013 | yearup

Year Up Shuttles Urban Adults into Corporate America

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September 28, 2012 | yearup

In Recognition of Support for Year Up, New Signature Wins Microsoft Citizenship Opportunities for Youth Partner of the Year Award

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June 25, 2012 | yearup

Bobby Leak

When I was at the Year Up program, I was given the opportunity to intern at Morgan Stanley. After a successful first interview, I was placed in the GLS (Global Loan Servicing) group, where I learned a variety of different skill sets related to the credit markets, specifically to...

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April 7, 2012 | yearup