Episode 7: Year Up Atlanta – Empowering Youth to Overcome the Opportunity Divide

Listen now as Make A Difference Radio hosts a conversation with staff, mentors and students from Year Up Atlanta on January 25, 2012 at 10 AM EST. They speak about the events that have led them to the organization, how Year Up Atlanta has made a difference in their lives and about how individuals and companies in the area can become involved in their fantastic work.

Year Up Atlanta is an innovative workforce solutions program that bridges the human resource needs of Atlanta businesses and the employment needs of high potential 18-24 year olds facing an “opportunity divide” in our community. Year Up is a one-year intensive training and corporate internship program designed to assist disconnected young adults to become change agents in their lives, families and communities.

From L-R: Derek Van Dam, Terry Doyle, Marcus Hall, Alecia Maclin, Ariel Dottin and Jessica Harris

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