Big Opportunity for the Little Guy

July 30, 2015

Coalition aims to improve employment opportunities for disadvantaged youth.
Major QSR brands like Taco Bell and Starbucks are investing in job opportunities for disadvantaged.
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When it opens in the community, Starbucks will support Ferguson, Missouri–based business Natalie’s Cakes & More, owned by local entrepreneur Natalie DuBose (left).
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For all too many young workers hoping for a bright future, the employment system often seems skewed against them. They want their chance at the American dream, but getting there can be a nightmare for the disadvantaged, the under-represented, and those simply hoping for a fair start.

Some major restaurant brands and other retailers hope to change that.