Year up

12:00 AM ET Fri, 4 March 2016

More than 6.5 million 16-24 year olds in the U.S. are not on school or working. Almost a third of them are black. “Year Up” is a non-profit program looking to change that. Founder Gerald Chertavian says, “talent is distributed evenly across this country, but opportunity is not.” If accepted, participants get six months of training, a stipend and a six month corporate internship. And often, a full-time job offer. More than 13,000 have gone through the program with over 250 participating companies.