It has been a pleasure to listen, engage and address the needs of our communities and all those we're committed to serving. We cannot do this alone. To make an impact, it requires us to come together and advocate for more change. Future generations are relying on us to set a new path for our communities to thrive. I’m proud to work alongside to help make a difference in Silicon Valley.
Raquel González | President, Bank of America Silicon Valley
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The Silicon Valley is your home. It’s ours, too.

We are committed to helping our communities thrive - dedicating our resources to address the issues that matter most in each community where we live and work.

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Taking action to support our communities, clients and teammates

Now as always, our commitment to help strengthen the communities we serve is unwavering. We’re partnering with local leaders and organizations to address critical needs, and to advance racial equality and economic opportunity. We’re collaborating with companies and working with skill-building partners to help people succeed in today’s and tomorrow’s economy. And we’re doing our part to help people stay healthy — including investing in benefits and resources for our employees who serve our clients in their communities.

Raquel González | President, Bank of America Silicon Valley

Raquel González | President, Bank of America Silicon Valley

Let’s build something together

In Silicon Valley, one of the most innovative and dynamic regions in the country, Bank of America provides comprehensive strategic guidance and financial solutions to individuals, families, small businesses and corporations doing business locally and on a global scale. We share a common purpose: to make financial lives better through a focus on responsible growth and environmental, social and governance leadership. Through these efforts, we’re investing in the success of our employees and helping to develop communities, foster economic mobility and address society’s biggest challenges. 

As one of the most ethnically and economically diverse regions in the country, we focus on building diverse teams, supporting career opportunities and creating a workplace that reflects the communities we serve. Community building continues to be one of our top priorities. We’ve accelerated our focus on advancing racial equality and economic opportunity. We’re partnering with public and private sector leaders to drive meaningful change in health care, jobs creation and reskilling the workforce; supporting small businesses; and creating affordable housing, helping address systemic, long-term gaps where significant change is required for sustained progress.

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Training beyond tech skills in Silicon Valley

In Silicon Valley, where technology, agriculture and housing innovations have dramatically transformed business over the past 30 years, the nonprofit JobTrain is helping workers assess and adjust their skills to keep pace with the shifting global economy. Through no-cost courses and job placement services in high-demand fields, the nonprofit is providing career training helps residents build successful, sustainable careers.

 

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Job Skills that Help Narrow the Gap in Santa Clara County

With one of the highest median incomes in the world, Santa Clara County is a successful community—by many standards. Yet that success is not shared among all the city’s residents. Homelessness rose by almost 30%footnote1 during the coronavirus and pay disparity between men and women remains above the national average.footnote2 In partnership with the City of San Jose, San Jose Works seeks to change that by expanding economic opportunity for low-income, homeless and youth job seekers in the region.

Together, they provide skills and career counseling to help locals find jobs, new careers and earn promotions. Participants create individual plans that include a path to living wage employment. Bank of America helps fund San Jose Works’ summer youth employment program, which provides work readiness support, job training, financial education and paid work experiences. The goal is for more members of the community to have successful, long-term careers.

 

1https://www.sccgov.org/sites/osh/ContinuumofCare/ReportsandPublications/Pages/HomelessnessCensusandSurvey.aspx

2https://datausa.io/profile/geo/santa-clara-county-ca/

Find a location

Whether you have everyday financial needs or more complex ones, our experienced specialists can help at locations around your city. Find a location and make an appointment to talk with us.

We remain committed to supporting you with your financial needs during the health crisis. Of course, nothing is more important than your health and safety, and we have taken multiple steps to minimize health risks, based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention. These steps we have taken in our financial centers include enhancing the daily cleaning procedures, implementing plastic screens and distancing markers, following local restrictions on the number of clients that can enter a financial center at one time, and requiring our employees to wear masks. In addition, we are requiring clients wear masks when visiting our financial centers.

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Enjoy local culture for free

See some of the best museums in your area with our Museums on Us® program. You’ll receive free general admission during the first full weekend of every month with your active Bank of America, Merrill, or Bank of America Private Bank (U.S. Trust) credit or debit card and photo ID.