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.
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
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
Jan 26, 2015
Bank of America and MassMentoring Partnership (MMP) have been partnering since 2005 to help young people across Massachusetts reach their full potential… learn More about Creating connections through mentorship
Dec 17, 2013
The Philadelphia Youth Network partners with Bank of America on the WorkReady Philadelphia summer employment program and hosts five Student Leaders… learn More about Connecting Philadelphia’s Youth to the Workforce
*As of 9/18/2012. Total funding amount includes National Partners.