Creating Opportunities for South LA

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End to End Talent Development and Retention Services...

...LeadersUp is a full service talent recruitment and development organization specializing in helping businesses connect to the next generation of talent. We partner with mid to large sized companies to provide a sustainable pipeline of highly motivated talent that is customized to meet specific businesses needs. Click here to read more.

Bridging the Talent Divide

  • Streamline the recruitment and interview process
  • Customize your hiring process and lower your interview-to-hire ratio
  • Tracking hiring and retention effectiveness

Our innovative model offers your business a competitive advantage. We help your business identify the human capital you need and bridge the skills gap for 21st Century jobs. Click here to learn more.

Who We Serve

Mid to large size companies with difficulty finding skilled talent.

Organizations focused on connecting work-ready young adults to career-pathways.

Young Adults out of work and out of school needing a clear pathway to employment.

Program and Services

  • Connected 1,000 plus young adults to employment pathways
  • Engaged more than 30 businesses across three markets
  • Lowered interview to hire ration to 3:1 from 18:1 with a 60% retention rate


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“Starbucks works with LeadersUp to strengthen our efforts in finding talented, ready-to-work young adults to become partners from Los Angeles communities our stores operate in.”

-Blair Taylor, chief community officer, Starbucks, president, Starbucks Foundation, LeadersUp Board Chair



Our Founding Partners

Starbucks is joined by the following founding partners: