Year Up Greater Atlanta is a a one-year, intensive training program that provides low-income young adults, ages 18-24, with a combination of hands-on skills development, coursework eligible for college credit, corporate internships, and wraparound support.

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Stacey Ollinger Joins Board of Year Up Greater Atlanta and Hosts Fundraising Event

Fundraiser will be held on October 26, 2016 on the rooftop of the Spanx Corporate Office Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 18, 2016 Continuing to scale its innovative and effective approach to workforce development, Year Up Greater Atlanta (YUGA) announced today that Stacey Ollinger is joining its Board of Directors. Ollinger is a community...

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Year Up Greater Atlanta Holds 5K to Increase Awareness of Opportunity Divide

Fundraiser in Grant Park will support Year Up Greater Atlanta’s workforce development program for low-income youth September 14, 2016 | Atlanta, Georgia Low-income urban youth without college degrees face a persistent lack of economic opportunity that can have lifelong effects on their physical, mental, and economic well being. To draw attention to a...

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Year Up Atlanta Partners with Gwinnett Technical College to Help Meet Market Demand for Skilled Talent

First class to start on the Gwinnett Technical College Alpharetta-North Fulton campus in August; expanded program will now be known as Year Up Greater Atlanta. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 14, 2016 – Continuing to scale its innovative and effective approach to job training, Year Up Atlanta announced today its partnership with Gwinnett Technical...

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Upcoming Events

Year Up Greater Atlanta’s Hack-A-Thon

    Join us at ATDC for a Hack-A-Thon starting on Friday April 21 and concluding Saturday April 22 (no overnight stay), any one can register, coder or not. Unique to the Year Up Hack-A-Thon is the chance to work directly with Year Up students and learn how Year Up is...

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The John H. McDonald Memorial Scholarship Award

The scholarship award will recognize a Year Up graduating student who has overcome significant challenges and persevered to achieve professional goals. One award will be given at each of the two graduating ceremonies in 2017. If you’re interested in contributing to the John H. McDonald Memorial Scholarship award, click here.

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