A few weeks ago, Judy Olivares, a resident of South Los Angeles, worked at Home Depot with dreams of becoming a general manager of a bank. After searching online, she found BankWork$, a free training programs that sets low-income young adults into careers in the banking industry. Two months after she enrolled, she just graduated and has three job offers from local banks.
“I’d start off as a teller, now I know that I can work my way up to a general manager position, something that’s my passion and that I’ve always dreamed about,” said Olivares. “It’s nice to have job options already as opposed to searching for them.”
Read the full article (in Spanish): Organización brinda entrenamiento gratis a personas que aspiran a la industria bancaria en L.A. (Hoy Los Angeles)