File photo – Goodwill store sign. (Photo by: Education Images/UIG via Getty Images)
Google and Goodwill are ramping up an initiative offering digital skills training to job seekers.
Last year the tech giant joined forces with Goodwill to launch the Goodwill Digital Career Accelerator. The project aims to “jump-start” career opportunities for 1.2 million people by 2021, according to Google.
Backed by a three-year $10 million grant from Google’s charitable arm, Google.org, the program is currently active in 93 Goodwill locations across 34 states. Another 33 Goodwill sites will be added to the effort in 2019, according to Google.
There were 7.1 million job