JPMorgan Chase Commits $6 Million to Prepare Greater Washington Area Students for Local, In-Demand Jobs
JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced $6 million to expand access to economic opportunity for thousands of young people and help meet the growing demand for skilled workers in the Greater Washington region. As the regional economy grows, these investments are designed to increase the number of graduates from local public high schools, community colleges and universities with clear opportunities to secure well-paying local technology jobs.
“We have a responsibility to build a better future for the region’s young people,” said Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO, JPMorgan Chase & Co. “This investment is a good example of how the public and private sectors can work together to create opportunity for more people and grow the local economy so that everyone benefits.”
New Skills for Youth
As part of the firm’s $350 million investment in jobs and skills development around the world, JPMorgan Chase will support the following five area school districts: Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS), DC Public Schools (DCPS), Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS)...