SkillUp 2022

Support for displaced workers

Report: SkillUp - a coalition of more than 90 organizations - shares the impact it has made since its 2020 launch

A new report from SkillUp highlights the coalition’s efforts to support displaced workers. SkillUp connects workers to resources to help facilitate career shifts into good, living-wage jobs.

Launched in 2020, the organization’s collaborators include more than 90 nonprofits, training providers, and employers.

Impact over the last two years includes:

  • More than 5,600 job placements
  • 29,650 referrals to employers
  • 20,455 referrals to training partners
  • More than $1.8M in scholarships and grants for SkillUp workers

According to SkillUp, a key has been partnerships in the Bay Area, Los Angeles, Florida, Louisiana, northern Nevada, Philadelphia, New York City, and Ohio. Kentucky and Dallas are to follow.

View the SkillUp Coalition Impact Report 2022 here.