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California’s Online Community College Taps National Workforce Nonprofit to Help Move 8.4 Million Californians into Higher Wage, More Secure Careers Article Image

California’s Online Community College Taps National Workforce Nonprofit to Help Move 8.4 Million Californians into Higher Wage, More Secure Careers

Against a backdrop of COVID-19 jobs crisis, Opportunity@Work and Calbright College team up to help Californians develop the skills to succeed in well paid, in-demand jobs

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Opportunity@Work Announces Tech for Good Partnership with Workday to Help Improve Economic Mobility for Workers Article Image

Opportunity@Work Announces Tech for Good Partnership with Workday to Help Improve Economic Mobility for Workers

April 15, 2020

New marketplace platform looks to leverage Workday technology to help hire and place job seekers who are Skilled Through Alternative Routes (STARs) at scale

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New Analysis Identifies Hidden Talent Pool of 71 Million Skilled Workers in U.S. Without College Degrees Article Image

New Analysis Identifies Hidden Talent Pool of 71 Million Skilled Workers in U.S. Without College Degrees

March 12, 2020

Groundbreaking analysis from Opportunity@Work and Accenture suggests that employer degree requirements are excluding millions of skilled workers; questions long-standing assumptions about the causes of wage inequality, skills gaps

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Opportunity@Work Celebrates TechHire Initiative First Anniversary, Hires Director of TechHire

March 8, 2016

Today, the White House marked the one year anniversary of TechHire with an announcement that 15 new communities are joining the initiative.

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The TechHire Ecosystem Thrives

September 9, 2016

TechHire, an initiative created to expand local tech sectors across the country has received thriving support from communities, partners, and employers committed to help close the opportunity gap by training, supporting and hiring underrepresented and overlooked tech talent.

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Opportunity@Work President And Co-Founder Byron Auguste To Keynote The National Initiative For Cybersecurity Education (Nice) 2016 Conference And Expo

October 27, 2016

Opportunity@Work President & Co-Founder Byron Auguste will provide the keynote address for the NICE 2016 Conference and Expo being held in Kansas City, MO on Tuesday, November 1st 2016.

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National Techhire Initiative Grows To 71 Communities Across The Us, Creating Pathways To Economic Prosperity For All Americans

December 1st, 2016

The National TechHire Initiative just announced 20 TechHire communities will be joining the movement to create pathways for more Americans to access well-paying tech jobs and expanding local tech sectors across the country.

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Opportunity@Work – New Stage, Same Mission

March 22, 2017

Opportunity@Work operated as a program of New America and is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of its “incubation” stage, and the start of a new stage

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Opportunity@Work Announces Support from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

November 30, 2017

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s support will assist Opportunity@Work in expanding access to career opportunities so that all Americans can work, earn, and learn to their full potential

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