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National Youth Hiring Day Recap

Broad success connecting opportunity youth with employers! (more…)

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

Coalition set to launch region’s largest long-term effort to bring jobs to opportunity youth. Registration Now Open for May 3 Job and Resource Fair; More than 1,800 Interviews and Hundreds of On-the-Spot Job Offers Expected at Free...

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Jobs initiative aimed at young people in Atlanta

[caption id=\"\" align=\"alignnone\" width=\"750\"] The city is joining with a private sector group for a job fair on May 3. Experts say that a disproportionate share of young people are not in the labor market. Here, a job fair...

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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 all? Do you know what that means? I didn’t unti...

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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 Hiring Fair on May 3 to connect thou...

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Several major American companies to help ‘thousands’ of Atlanta youth find jobs

By Phil W. Hudson  – Staff Writer, Atlanta Business Chronicle A coalition of more than 50 U.S. companies including FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT), Starbucks Corp. (Nasdaq: SBUX) and Wal-Mart Stores In...

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Hundreds Receive On-the-Spot Job Offers at D.C. Opportunity Fair, Accelerating a National Employer-Led Initiative to Hire 1 Million Opportunity Youth by 2021

In a single day, the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative™, the nation’s largest employer-led effort to hire opportunity youth, extended job offers to more than 1,000 youth at the D.C. job fair on Sept. 20 Since launching in 2015, the ...

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America’s Leading Companies are Coming Together on Sept. 20 for the D.C. Opportunity Fair in an Ongoing National Initiative to Connect Youth to Jobs

The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative™ – a coalition of more than 50 leading U.S. companies – will host a day-long job and resource fair for Opportunity Youth at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Sept. 20, hundreds of on-...

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Building on Success in Dallas, the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative™ Looks Ahead to the Washington, D.C. Metro area with Goal to Hire 1 Million Opportunity Youth across the U.S. by 2021

700 On-the-Spot Jobs Are Offered at the Dallas Opportunity Fair on May 19, building on progress from similar efforts in Chicago, Los Angeles, Phoenix, and Seattle With more than 100,000 hires to date, the nation’s largest corporate...

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Coalition of Top U.S. Companies to Host Texas’ Largest Opportunity Youth Hiring Fair on May 19

With youth unemployment in Dallas one of the highest in the nation, the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative™ will host an unprecedented day-long jobs and resource fair in Dallas, kicking off a long-term effort to hire and engage young ...

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