Upwardly Global's mission is to eliminate all barriers to professional workplace entry for highly skilled - yet poor and marginalized - immigrants, refugees, and asylees.
Today there are more than 1.5 million immigrants in the U.S. who are college-educated and have the legal right to work but are unemployed or significantly underemployed. In their home countries, they were engineers, doctors, scientists, accountants, and nonprofit professionals. In the U.S. they become cashiers, nannies, and cab drivers, if employed at all.
Upwardly Global creates partnerships with employers who benefit from access to this talent pool. We also provide customized training and support for these new Americans to give them an equal opportunity to find and secure skill-appropriate opportunities and achieve their full economic potential in the U.S. The outcome is global talent for employers, culturally competent service providers for diverse communities, and family sustaining incomes for those who were previously unemployed or underemployed.
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Great piece on @globaltalentID's work helping skilled refugees back into professional jobs. Notes UpGlo's support: http://t.co/e9L5s8HVCL 7 Hours Ago
RT @TheJMKaplanFund: Great piece on addressing refugee brain waste In Idaho -- great model effort supported by @upwardly_global 14 Hours Ago
Do you work in #immigrant or #econdev arenas? UpGlo included in NEW @WENetworkGlobal "Ideas that #INNOVATE”! http://t.co/HmtGF9t8dB 4 Days Ago
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