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RESEARCH PROVES YEAR UP HAS MAJOR IMPACT FOR YOUNG ADULTS

The results are in and Year Up has proven the success of its model on a national stage. In the report released on June 25, 2018, by the federally sponsored “Pathways for Advancing Careers and Education” (PACE) evaluation, Year Up has demonstrated the largest earnings increase of any workforce program in the history of the United States. The PACE evaluation is a randomized controlled trial impact of evaluation of next-generation strategies for increasing economic self-sufficiency. Young adults in the treatment group saw a 53% increase in initial earnings, which remained strong over time, with 40% earnings gains two years out. Click here for more information on the PACE results as featured in The Boston Globe.

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“Since 2007, Year Up has conducted a series of gold-standard randomized controlled trials... We have seen amazing results that demonstrate the lasting positive effects of our program.”

-Year Up Impact Evaluations

Year Up is a one-year, intensive training program that provides low-income young adults, ages 18-24, with a combination of hands-on skills development, coursework eligible for college credit, corporate internships, and wraparound support.