Supporting Economic Self-Sufficiency
Hard-working Americans know it often takes specialized training to keep up with the changing face of 21st-century jobs. If you want to succeed in today's economy, you need to be well equipped. These stories showcase people striving to improve themselves, and the organizations helping them acquire the skills that are in demand. We're proud to support them through lending, investing and volunteering, because education and employment are integral to the long-term stability of communities everywhere.
Nov 06, 2012
Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) in Charlotte, with the support of Bank of America, is helping hundreds of veterans make the transition from the military to civilian jobs. CPCC is an innovator in workforce development training; their program provides training, academic counseling and support services, all geared to help members of the military translate their skills into jobs in areas of economic growth… learn More about Over $22 Million in Grants to Support Workforce Development and Education
Jul 06, 2012
Although one of the wealthiest cities in the U.S., Boston deals with the same urban challenges as any other metropolitan area. In certain neighborhoods where families struggle financially and youth routinely confront the hazards of gangs and drugs, programs like Artists For Humanity stand as beacons of opportunity. Rather than “disadvantaged” youth, Artists For Humanity Executive Director Susan Rodgerson views these young men and women as “under-resourced,” meaning that with the right support and encouragement, they can create their own future… learn More about Fostering Opportunity with Creativity in Boston
Jul 17, 2012
Established in 1965 in Charlotte, NC, Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont provides employment, job training and career services for adults and youth in 18 counties throughout North Carolina and South Carolina… learn More about From Goodwill to Good Jobs
Amid high national unemployment rates, teen unemployment remains the highest of any group. As part of our broader focus of connecting individuals to meaningful employment, Bank of America is helping youth stay in school, graduate and connect to post-secondary education… learn More about Youth Employment: More Than a Paycheck
Aug 10, 2012
Historic fairways drive new growth in Atlanta. See how connecting a golf course with a struggling neighborhood can help start a community's resurgence… learn More about A Historic Atlanta Golf Course Promotes A Community’s Upswing
*As of 9/18/2012. Total funding amount includes National Partners.