Year Up: Working to bridge the opportunity divide in U.S. communities of color

Media January 8, 2021

“‘We know that our young black men and women, don’t have access to the networks, that allow them to start off their careers, in a way that is important,’ said Antoine Andrews, Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer for Year Up.

Andrews knows first-hand the challenges Black students face when it comes to entering the workforce.

‘We are challenging organizations in order to close that opportunity divide. There are a lot of young people who don’t have a college degree but are phenomenal and can really drive and be excellent employees,’ Andrews said.”

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