27 Apr '17, 3pm

Ferguson #Starbucks marks one year of bringing a community together

Ferguson #Starbucks marks one year of bringing a community together

When Cordell Lewis accepted an offer to manage a new Starbucks with a unique mission, he was told his role would be a little different. The Ferguson store would be part of a national initiative to open Starbucks® stores in 15 diverse low- to medium-income communities across the United States in an effort to contribute to local economic development while reaching new customers. Jobs at the store would be a part of achieving the company’s goal to hire 100,000 Opportunity Youth – young people 16-24 who face systemic barriers to meaningful jobs and education. It would include a specially designed training space within the store to accommodate job-skills training, and would engage with local women- and minority-owned businesses, contributing to additional economic activity in the community. With this new model, the Ferguson Starbucks would demonstrate that businesses could, in ...

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