Year Up

Economic Empowerment

At A Glance

Headquarters: Boston, MA

Year Founded: 2000

Website: yearup.org

Mission:

Year Up’s mission is to close the Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.

About Year Up

Year Up provides disconnected 18–24 year olds with six months of professional skills and technical training, followed by a six-month paid apprenticeship at a leading company.