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Merit America and OneTen Announce Partnership to Train and Hire Thousands of Black Workers for Remote Jobs in the Tech Industry

The coalition of employers, talent developers, and community organizations commits to hiring several thousand Merit America graduates into family-sustaining careers by 2024 WASHINGTON, May 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — OneTen, a coalition of business leaders committed to hiring, promoting, and advancing one million Black individuals who do not have four-year degrees into family-sustaining careers over the next 10…

Meet Merit America’s Newest Board Members

We are thrilled to welcome four new members to our Board, whose collective experience and expertise will help guide us on our path to generate $1 billion in wage gains by 2024. These individuals all have personal and professional interest in expanding opportunity and supporting alternative pathways to success. Our new Board members will be…

UVA Analysis Finds Significant Wage Gains for Graduates of Merit America

Analysis from Dr. Ben Castleman finds $18,700 average annual wage increase for Merit America graduates, three or more months post-graduation. WASHINGTON, April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Graduates of the nonprofit education provider Merit America saw an average annual wage increase of $18,700 three or more months post-graduation, according to a new analysis conducted by Dr. Ben Castleman, the Newton and Rita Meyers Associate Professor…