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Workforce development & education

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.

 

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Investing in youth pathways to success: addressing the skills-gap

At Bank of America, we believe that we cannot be truly successful unless the customers and communities we serve have a chance to create their own success…  learn More about Investing in youth pathways to success: addressing the skills-gap

Bank of America Announces $40 Million Commitment to Support Youth Success

Bank of America today announced a $40 million commitment to connect 100,000 teens and young adults to the skills and employment experiences needed for 21st-century jobs…  learn More about Bank of America Announces $40 Million Commitment to Support Youth Success

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Collaboration, preventative measures imperative to help break the cycle of injustice

The Bureau of Justice Statistics estimates that two-thirds of prisoners will be arrested again for a new crime within three years of their release from prison. When the formerly incarcerated do not have the skills, training or support needed to fully reintegrate into the workforce as productive members of society, this cycle continues…  learn More about Collaboration, preventative measures imperative to help break the cycle of injustice

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Working toward opportunity

Two young adult graduates of the nonprofit organization, Year Up, interned with Bank of America and now hold full-time jobs at the company…  learn More about Working toward opportunity

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The unspoken variables of success: grace and mercy

Lack of economic mobility - especially for young people of color impacted by disproportionate unemployment and incarceration rates - is a defining social justice issue of our time. Through innovative partnerships and programs such as the HOPE Commission, we have a chance to build stronger communities, stronger economies, and a brighter future, one defined by grace and mercy…  learn More about The unspoken variables of success: grace and mercy




*As of 9/18/2012. Total funding amount includes National Partners.

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