New LeadersUp Report Provides Key Insights Into Breaking Barriers To Access Opportunity at the BAYEP Career Pathway Summit

LeadersUp 2018 BAYEP Hiring Fair Report

According to U.S. Census data, there are more than 60,000 Young Men of Color in Bay Area region who are not in school and not working.

This disconnected and vulnerable population not only represents untapped potential, but also contributes to more than $1.4 billion dollars in social and economic burdens, including unrealized U.S. tax revenues. The alarming disconnection of YMoC in the Bay Area has far reaching implications for business competitiveness, including diversity and inclusion goals of companies looking to attract, hire, and retain a more diverse workforce. As companies seek to forge employer-led solutions to address their talent needs (for young adults who normally do not have access to career opportunities) there are increasingly many opportunities to showcase and articulate viable career pathways.

Preview the key insights from the report below. Click to share and complete the form to download the full report.