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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.

 

Over $22 Million in Grants to Support Workforce Development and Education

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

Chicago's Center on Halsted offers programs and social services for the local LGBTQ community

Sep 26, 2012

Despite significant strides being made for members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community, support is still needed for individuals who need a safe place to explore issues of identity and gain useful skills. Center on Halsted, located in the heart of Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood, set out to create that supportive and nurturing environment…  learn More about Chicago's Center on Halsted offers programs and social services for the local LGBTQ community

Two smiling employees of Connections Community Support Program’s Connect to Work (CTW) program

Meeting a challenge one job at a time in Delaware

Aug 24, 2012

Like many states across the country, Delaware has been hard hit by the lingering global economic downturn. Those seeking employment have been especially impacted in a state where unemployment has gone from less than 4 percent in 2000 to more than 9 percent in 2010…  learn More about Meeting a challenge one job at a time in Delaware

The power of neighborhood partnerships

Jul 16, 2012

One of our nation’s greatest challenges continues to be the struggle to alleviate poverty in America’s neighborhoods. In 2010, U.S. Census data indicated that nearly 47 million Americans were living in poverty – the highest level in the 52 years for which poverty rates have been published…  learn More about The power of neighborhood partnerships

Employee of Goodwill Industries Charlotte sitting at a table with a woman in a white shirt

From goodwill to good jobs

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




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

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