A Year Up by Gerald Chertavian
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A Year Up Summary
During Gerald Chertavian's many years as a Big Brother, the former technology entrepreneur realized that our nation's "Opportunity Divide" strands millions of young, disadvantaged, yet motivated workers at the bottom of the job ladder. In 2000, Chertavian dedicated his life to closing that divide and Year Up was born.
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"Starred Review. A must-read account of the origins and growth of Year Up, a groundbreaking employment program... The individuals profiled here are sure to inspire. Among recent publications on unemployment and education, this is a standout." - Kirkus Reviews
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Gerald Chertavian is the founder and CEO of Year Up. He serves on the boards of Bowdoin College, the Boston Foundation, the Harvard Business School Social Enterprise Initiative, and the Massachusetts State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. A graduate of Bowdoin College and Harvard Business School, he lives in Boston with his wife and three children.
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