Here’s how Bank of America is trying to improve economic opportunity in Charlotte

Media July 22, 2020

In search of a future, after high school [Trinity Simpson] moved 90 minutes east of the rural county to Charlotte. He stayed with his sister and started attending Central Piedmont Community College.

Then last year, Simpson got an email about a program called Year Up. It said that in a year his life could change. He’d get specialized job training and an internship at Bank of America, all while getting paid. There also was a good chance he could get a job at the bank, too. He applied.

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