Who We Are

We design customized Opportunity Talent strategies

Grads of Life equips employers with the knowledge, tools and infrastructure to access and benefit from Opportunity Talent – individuals who face barriers to employment, including lack of access to educational pathways.

In helping employers develop and implement equitable and inclusive recruitment and retention strategies, we help them to build stronger organizations and promote economic opportunity and mobility in America.

We work to close the
Opportunity Gap

The Opportunity Gap keeps Opportunity Talent – like Opportunity Youth, people who have been incarcerated, people with disabilities, and many others – disconnected from meaningful careers.

It is more important than ever for employers to take a leading role in addressing the Opportunity Gap by creating a diverse and inclusive talent strategies. Current and future challenges such as recession due to COVID-19, growing economic and racial inequity, and increased automation demand an inclusive economy and an agile and adaptable workforce.

Access Opportunity Talent and build a workforce for the future by becoming an Opportunity Employer.

We are:

  • Building an Opportunity Employment Movement by demonstrating the benefits of inclusive and equitable talent practices

  • Supporting employers to build and implement inclusive talent strategies at scale

  • Mobilizing the Opportunity Talent workforce by prioritizing skills over traditional education and employment pathways

  • Addressing the Opportunity Gap, and helping to create a more economically just and sustainable society

Find out more about how we support employers in developing inclusive talent strategies, go to: