Year Up

Year Founded
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Mr. Charles Dowdy, Site Director
Primary Contact Name
Year Up
Main Address

Year Up Charlotte - Central Campus
1141 Elizabeth Ave.
RM 103
Charlotte, NC 28204
United States

What We Do

Year Up is a national workforce development organization committed to ensuring equitable access to economic opportunity by:

  • Equipping young adults with the skills, experience, and support they need to enter the professional world and thrive
  • Bringing talented young adults and companies together to launch careers, power business, and build community
  • Providing a strategic source of talent to some of America’s largest and best-known employers
  • Advancing inclusive employment practices with leading employers

Year Up was founded in 2000 and serves young adults and employers in 20+ markets across the United States. We launched our Charlotte location in 2019 and are proud to partner with Central Piedmont Community College, where the site is located.

Interesting Info
  • We're placing more young adults of color into livable-wage careers in the Fortune 500 than any other non-profit.
  • We're pioneering the implementation of skills-first talent practices for large employers.
  • We're delivering impact with causally proven, statistically significant sustained career outcomes.
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