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.
Starting any new job includes a learning curve. When Chandler Henry started his new role in Bank of America’s tax department, he was interested in putting his schooling to practical use, as well as how his new employer would accommodate with his personal needs… learn More about Focusing on career mobility in an accessible office
Cal State Fullerton theater alumnus Tim Alexander started an annual financial literacy-themed musical production at the university four years ago as a student, and now the show is going on the road… learn More about CSUF using music to teach money matters to kids
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 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
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
*As of 9/18/2012. Total funding amount includes National Partners.