Nashville is one of six cities slated to receive $7 million from JPMorgan Chase to support career pathways for underrepresented students, the company announced Tuesday.
The commitment is part of JPMorgan Chase’s New Skills at Work investment, one branch of the company’s $350 million, five-year global initiative that aims to meet a growing demand for skilled workers, according to a news release from the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce.
In Nashville, the New Skills Ready program will support underrepresented students from four Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools high schools as they transition to Nashville State Community College, where they will earn credentials or degrees in anticipation of entering the workforce.
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