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We Must Ensure Young Adults Can Access Public Support During COVID-19
July 16, 2020
While President Franklin Roosevelt and a Democratic-led Congress were crafting the New Deal in the 1930s, and defending its Depression-era social programs against Republican opposition, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt amplified the voices of America’s youth when she expressed that she was terrified of losing an entire generation. America’s youngest workers, predominately in low-wage, low-skilled jobs, were most severely impacted then and during every major economic downturn since. The New Deal operationalized the most comprehensive relief, reform and recovery effort in U.S. history. It was inclusive of youth, providing young men and women with access to employment opportunities and financial assistance, though not equitably. Because of segregation, African Americans received less financial support than their white counterparts, even when they applied for it.  ... read more »
LEADERSUP PARTNERS WITH LA SENTINEL TO CLOSE THE UNEMPLOYMENT GAP AMONG YOUTH IN SOUTH LA
September 19, 2019
LeadersUp not only recruits, trains and advocates for inclusive hiring practices but it partners with employers who are looking to hire diverse talent NOW! And its growing its Fair Chance Coalition of employers adopting hiring practices inclusive of jobseekers with prior arrests and convictions. ... read more »
LeadersUp ‘Hires the Next Generation of Talent’ at the Taste of Soul Family Festival
September 6, 2018
80 percent of TOS goers who participate can walk away with a job ... read more »
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Black Inspirations of 2017 
December 28, 2017
These Black men and women, through their passions, gave the community inspiration in 2017. ... read more »
Jeffery Wallace Creates Pathways Through LeadersUp
August 31, 2017
What started as just an idea through Starbucks has grown into a $3.8 million non-profit organization with locations in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago. ... read more »
California Committee Assembles To Address The Education System
August 3, 2016
Assembly Select Committee on the Status of Boys & Men of Color in California meet with educators to discuss system solutions and emerging issues ... read more »
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