"A must-read account of
the origins and growth of
Year Up, a groundbreaking
—Kirkus ReviewRead the full review »
"An inspiring tale of
headstrong young people who beat the odds and their journeys from the inner city to college
and corporate America."
— Kenneth Chenault, Chairman and CEO, American ExpressRead More Reviews»
"An important book for anyone who wants to leave the world better than they found it.
Read it and be inspired."
— Marc Benioff, Chairman and CEO, Salesforce.comRead More Reviews»
There are many good jobs in America—and many urban young adults eager to take them—if they can just move across the "Opportunity Divide" that strands millions of these disadvantaged, yet motivated workers at the bottom of the job ladder. A Year Up is the inspiring story of a pioneering program that is bridging this Divide, with results that have important implications for anyone concerned with rebuilding American prosperity.
All author proceeds from A Year Up will benefit the Year Up program.