re:work Bay Area Training Creates Better Outcomes Through Better Incomes for Black and LatinX Communities
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SANTA CLARA, CA, September 17, 2021 –
Tech companies throughout the Bay Area cannot find enough qualified and trained salespeople and yet underserved communities of color are experiencing soaring unemployment.
All Stars Helping Kids, founded by NFL Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott, has a solution to bridge that gap. Introducing, the re:work Bay Area Training Program, a free comprehensive career training and placement program focused on tech sales that aims to raise the earnings floor for untapped talent in the Bay Area’s Black and LatinX communities.
Tech companies can grow and diversify their sales teams by accessing the pool of highly-trained and certified re:work Bay Area Program graduates. And untapped and overlooked talent get meaningful, full time employment. That is how to disrupt the cycle of poverty.
Candidates selected to join the re:work Bay Area Training Program receive:
- Eight weeks of free training
- 16 workshops, including a stipend for attendance
- Up to 65 hours of professional development
- A resume, cover letter and LinkedIn profile
- Interview preparation and tailored advice
Graduates see an average increase in income of over 300% and $3.92 is returned to the community in income for every $1 spent. re:work Bay Area – creating workplaces where potential is worth as much as pedigree.
About All Stars Helping Kids
Our mission is to disrupt the cycle of poverty and encourage innovation by seed-funding emerging nonprofits in the Bay Area. We believe the convergence of our three tenets are essential to the development of a whole child from early childhood to college: Access to Education, Career Readiness, and Health & Wellness. All Stars was founded in 1989 by NFL Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott and his wife, Karen Lott.