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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


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...

Jun 23, 2016

Per Scholas and ITSMF Launch Diverse By Design, Collaboratively Tackles Diversity Issues in the Industry

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On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, Per Scholas and the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) hosted Diverse by Design, the first in a conversation series about building diversity and inclusion in the workforce. Nearly 200 guests comprising of C-Suite individuals, employer partners, and representatives from workforce development convened at Google’s New York Ci...

Nov 22, 2016

Diverse by Design

On December 13, at Google's headquarters in DC Per Scholas and ITSMF (Information Technology Senior Management Forum hosted the second Diverse by Design convening just weeks following the presidential election. Diverse by Design D.C. investigated the intersection of public policy and private...

Jun 30, 2016

IT Workforce Development Organization Per Scholas Receives Federal Grant to Create More Pathways to Tech Careers


Per Scholas Chosen to Provide Tech Training and Prepare More Un- or Underemployed Adults for Careers NEW YORK (June 30, 2016) – This week, the Obama Administration announced $150 million in funding from the Department of Labor through TechHire partnership grants for organizations to launch innovative training and placement models to develop tech talent, as...

Jun 28, 2016

IT Workforce Development Nonprofit Per Scholas Proven to Increase Earnings and Improve Overall Well-Being, Study Shows

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Per Scholas' Effectiveness Proven in Independent Multi-Year WorkAdvance Research Study NEW YORK (June 28, 2016) – A new report shows that Per Scholas, a national IT workforce development organization, is producing positive and lasting impacts related to the income, reliance on public benefits, and overall well-being of its students. An impact ev...

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