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Creative Solutions Through Diversity

LeadersUp - Future at Work Leadership Network

On the 17th floor of LinkedIn’s Headquarters overlooking San Francisco’s city skyline, nine business and human resources leaders from varying industries gathered to talk about diversity— in a city with an economic and moral imperative to ensure all of its citizens can contribute to and benefit from its unbelievable rapid growth. Featured speakers at the

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Creating an Inclusive Bay Area Economy

As a native of Richmond, California I am acutely aware of the challenges young men of color face growing up in the Bay Area. When I walked through the doors of the Oakland Convention Center on Tuesday October 17th, to attend the BAYEP Career Summit, I was thrilled to see hundreds of young people lined

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Building Pathways to Success for Boys and Men of Color

As I walked through the “Invest in Youth: Pathways to Success Boys and Men of Color (BMoC) Career Summit” at the Oakland Convention Center, I was filled with pride at seeing hundreds of young men of color, their faces full of excitement, and ready to take the first step towards a path to success. As I spoke to these young men, I sensed a strong sense of readiness from the stories they shared. They told me what motivated them to wake up early; to be the first ones in the building and get in line.

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Jobs for Disconnected Youth and Talent for Suppliers

Jobs for Disconnected Youth and Talent for Suppliers

In the United States today, many companies are in a “talent war,” struggling to find skilled workers to fill entry- to advance-level positions. At the same time 5.8 million young people between the ages of 16 and 24 are not in school and not working—a population the size of Maryland or Wisconsin (and larger than 30 other states). This demographic is often referred to as “opportunity youth,” and the disconnect between employers and this uncultivated talent is widening the talent divide.

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