JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) has announced investments totaling $1 million to Indianapolis Public Schools, EmployIndy and JFF to increase access to work-based learning opportunities for IPS high school students. The company says the investment will create a sustainable partnership to engage employers in learning activities across all IPS college and career academies.
JFF’s Pathways to Prosperity team will provide direct support and the capacity building to help reach these goals.
“The two-year commitment from JPMorgan Chase includes technical assistance from JFF to develop a clear vision, framework and strategic plan for EmployIndy to serve as the work-based learning intermediary in Indianapolis,” said Angela Carr Klitzsch, president and CEO of EmployIndy, in a news release. “Our work together will establish essential infrastructure for EmployIndy to scale work-based learning in a robust and complex workforce development ecosystem.”