Our Approach

There is a better way for businesses to recruit and retain diverse millennial talent, for young adults to be exposed and prepared with critical skills employers are seeking and for local economies to develop a thriving labor market. Our solution is end-to-end talent development strategies that address the layered needs within the youth unemployment and opportunity divide crisis. And it starts with you.

Our STRATEGY

3.5 MILLION JOB VACANCIES DUE TO A LACK OF SKILLED WORKERS

Customized Winning in the Workplace recruitment and retention model to provide employers with a pipeline of qualified ready-to-work talent.

INFORMATION GAPS BETWEEN BUSINESS INSIGHT AND WORKFORCE SYSTEMS

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Created a network of Talent Development Partners (TDPs) to share employer insights on skills needed and opportunities with organizations serving young adults.

5.5 MILLION OPPORTUNITY YOUTH
(18-24 YR OLDS OUT OF WORK AND NOT IN SCHOOL)

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Provide young adults with the P.O.W.E.R. Skills employers are seeking, access to opportunities, and support with advancing in career through the P.O.W.E.R. Network

Our Initiatives

BAYEP is a collaborative lead by the Bay Area Council, LeadersUp, PolicyLink and Urban Strategies to connect the fastest growing demographic in California, facing the highest unemployment rates - young men of color - to career opportunities across the San Francisco Bay Area. To learn more visit www.bayep.org
We are proud to support the 100k Initiative as a community partner by creating on-the-spot hiring fairs for opportunity youth in Los Angeles county. To learn more visit www.100kOpportunities.org
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OUR IMPACT

Learn how LeadersUp is creating solutions for Opportunity Youth, Employers, and Talent Development Partners to close the talent divide.

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MEET OUR TEAM

Meet the dynamic Board of Directors and Team at LeadersUp. Learn how each role at LeadersUp contributes to the mission of closing the talent divide and solving the youth unemployment crisis.

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