JP Morgan Chase & Co., Schultz Family Foundation
This paper details an exemplar case of partnership and philanthropic engagement, positioned to fundamentally transform the means and expectations associated with the employment transition experience for veterans. The vehicle for this transformation is an innovative transition initiative called Onward to Opportunity (O2O). The design, development, and evolution of the O2O program has been supported by early investment and prolonged commitment on the part of philanthropic partners—led by the Schultz Family Foundation—alongside close collaboration with JPMorgan Chase & Co. as well as other public sector and employer partners. These partnerships have, in turn, mobilized and empowered otherwise disparate stakeholders to come together to address the complex and multi-faceted challenges associated with the employment transition, in unprecedented ways and at unparalleled scale.
Business Law, Public Responsibility, and Ethics | Human Resources Management
Veterans in transition, Employment
Veterans--Employment--United States; Employment re-entry
Enhance workforce readiness and preparation--Transition
Employment and Economic Opportunity
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University
Employers; HR Hiring Managers
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, "Onward to Opportunity: A Case for Patient Philanthropy, Supporting Jobs and Careers for Military-Connected Americans" (2018). Institute for Veterans and Military Families. 125.
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