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The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative aims to bridge the opportunity divide for the 4.9 million Americans, aged 16 – 24, who are out of school and not working. With millions of job openings, employers are looking to hire strong talent
We forge connections between employers and the employees they need. Closing this gap creates pathways for opportunity youth while meeting critical business needs and strengthening our economy

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April 5, 2018 in Atlanta, News

America’s Leading Employers and Foundations to Host Atlanta’s Largest Job Fair for Youth on May 3

Coalition of 55 Top U.S. Companies and Foundations Set to Launch Region’s Largest Long-Term Effort to Bring Jobs to Opportunity Youth – 16- to 24-Year-Olds Who Are Not in School…

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February 2, 2018 in Articles, Atlanta, News

Jobs initiative aimed at young people in Atlanta

  By Michael E. Kanell – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A coalition of companies has announced a plan aimed at helping young people enter the work force. Representatives of the 50…

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February 2, 2018 in Atlanta, News

Major U.S. Companies Aim To Capture Atlanta’s Opportunity Youth With HUGE Job Fair In May

By Parrish Walton – Georgia Public Broadcasting Did you know there are more than 110,000 “opportunity youths” in the metro Atlanta area alone? Did you know there was such a group at…

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January 31, 2018 in Atlanta, News

Top U.S. Companies and Foundations Announce Initiative to Connect Atlanta’s Youth to Jobs

The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative™ – a coalition of more than 50 U.S. companies including FedEx, HMSHost, Starbucks, Yum! Brands, Walmart and more – has picked Atlanta for its next Opportunity…

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