Chicago Will Be the Kick-Off Site for the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Need a Job? Event Flyer.

Chicago will be the kickoff site for the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative, a new coalition of big businesses hoping to provide jobs or training for disadvantaged 16- to 24-year-olds. Starbucks is launching a national campaign called “100,000 Opportunities Initiative” the goal is to motivate companies to reinvest in their communities to create job opportunities for youth ages 16-24, also known as opportunity youth.  The national hiring goal is 100,000; the call to action will commence here in Chicago on August 13th with a hiring event for youth.
The Partnership is going to assist, with the help of LeadersUp, to provide assistance with training, pre-screening, and other workforce related activities.  We were unable to discuss our involvement in this initiative until yesterday when Starbucks made it’s national announcement. Read More...

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