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Year Up

What is the Opportunity Divide?

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6.7 million bright young adults are without access to opportunities to connect to the economic mainstream. Meanwhile, over the next decade, American companies will face a shortage of over 14 million qualified workers.

Year Up's mission is to close the Opportunity Divide by providing low-income young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.

*This video has been updated to reflect more recent estimates of the number of opportunity youth in America - currently at 6.7M.

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Gerald Chertavian interview on BigThink.com Play

Bigthink.com sits down with CEO and Founder of Year Up, Gerald Chertavian, and interviews him on various topics relating to the social sector and higher education.
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