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Aug 18, 2016

Per Scholas Selected as Grant Recipient of 2016 Youth Opportunity Fund to Connect Young Adults in National Capital Region to Career Opportunities

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The $3 million commitment, led by the Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance, supports innovative programs that prepare low-income youth for future success Washington, DC (August 18, 2016) – Per Scholas has been selected to receive a one-year, $250,000 grant as part of The Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance’s 2016 Y...

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Aug 16, 2016

SPEAKER MARK-VIVERITO, COALITION FOR QUEENS & PER SCHOLAS ANNOUNCE LAUNCH OF TASK FORCE ON DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND EQUITY IN NYC’S TECH SECTOR

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Goal is a Unified local platform for advocacy, partnership and outcomes City Hall –  City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito today announced with  Coalition for Queens and Per Scholas the launch of a joint effort to convene private and public sector partners to study best practices and initiatives for recruiting an...

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Apr 07, 2016

The first class of Per Scholas Atlanta kicks off

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The first Per Scholas IT Support course in Atlanta kicked off March 21, 2016 with 16 residents from the region.Thomas Mabry is one of those 16 residents. We caught up with Thomas on day three of his training. Prior to Per Scholas Thomas had worked at a factory and for a moving company....

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Jun 06, 2017

JPMorgan Chase Supports Per Scholas and South Bronx Youth for High-Demand Jobs as Part of a $6m New Skills for Youth Initiative

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On May 5, 2017 JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced a renewed commitment to open doors to successful careers for South Bronx youth as part of the New Skills for Youth Initiative. The initiative aims to develop new networks and connectivity between technical education schools and career programs to employer networks all over New...

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May 01, 2017

Per Scholas Columbus Partners with Local Social Venture, Commons Studio, to Provide High-Quality Headshots for Graduates Entering the Job Market: Monthly Impact Report - May. 2017

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Per Scholas Columbus has partnered with Commons Studio, a social enterprise focused on career development that offers professionally photographed portraits and headshots for individuals entering the workforce.   Matt Reese, the organization's founder explains that “job recruiters spend a majority of their time looking through profile photos on sites like&nb...

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Mar 03, 2017

Success of Per Scholas Cincinnati and Thrive Impact Sourcing Partnership Highlighted and Featured in Various Media

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Last April, Per Scholas launched a new Software Testing training course in Cincinnati in partnership with Ingage Partners and Thrive Impact Sourcing. The collaboration has succeeded by preparing individuals from the Greater Cincinnati region for open positions as quality assurance software testers. Thrive Impact Sourcing committed to hiring...

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Jan 10, 2017

Per Scholas “A Job Changes Everything” Campaign Shatters Records, Raises over $175K In Most Successful Fundraiser Ever: Monthly Impact Report - Jan. 2017

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The #AJobChangesEverything fundraiser raised more than $175,000 for Per Scholas students this holiday season. A record amount–and $80,000 more than 2015. A very special thank you to the Per Scholas Board of Directors and regional advisory council members who generously pledged to match every dollar raised up to $50,000–which was a success! Thes...

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