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Skillworks: Training Workers for Family-Sustaining Jobs

SkillWorks was launched by the Boston Foundation in 2003 through a major partnership with national and local funders. Today, it is the largest workforce development initiative in Boston’s history and has become a model for cities across the country and for the National Fund for Workforce Solutions.

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Success Boston: Raising Graduation Rates Through Success Boston

Boston’s students work with Success Boston coaches to help them get ready, get in and get through college—and connected with a career. Since the initiative was launched in 2009, college completion rates have increased from 35% for the class of 2000 to 51.3% for the class of 2009.

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