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asia-howardAsia Howard, an alumni of Year Up Jacksonville and a member of YUPRO, is featured in this Salt Lake Tribune Article. It has been shared on multiple media outlets, including: ABC News, SF Gate, Denver Post, and the UK Daily Mail. The members of the West YUPRO team supported her candidacy along every step including, resume submittal, interviewing prep, onboarding, weekly coaching, and group career classes.

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YUPRO is a Public Benefit Corporation with a social purpose of advancing the careers of talented young adults who are trained and ready to be effective for the companies where they work.  YUPRO’s goal is to set its Associates up for lifelong success through a combination of career advancing placements and professional development, while using proceeds from these activities to support Year Up’s mission to close the Opportunity Divide. YUPRO will support over 5000 alums who have graduated from thirteen Year Up sites across the country since its start in the year 2000.

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YUPRO matches Year Up alumni with employers eager to hire a new generation of employees who have the technical skills, the unique resilience and tenacity necessary to be successful. We make the match, manage the assignment, and continue to support the YUPRO associate with opportunities to develop new skills and career progression. We offer organizations a socially responsible alternative to traditional talent acquisition approaches, and they benefit from a work ready addition to their team.

“I accomplished so much once I decided to create my own path”

David Fiame

Bay Area

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