Starting with our own associates, we’ve invested $2.7 billion over two years in higher wages, education and training.
But we’re also digging deeper. Together with the Walmart Foundation, we’re investing $100 million in systems that help create economic mobility within and beyond retail.
When I arrived in Pass Christian, Mississippi, in 2009, I knew putting down roots would come with its share of challenges. A native of Peru, I didn't speak much English and couldn't even help my 9-year-old daughter with her homework. But I was willing to do whatever it took as long as there was an opportunity.
August 19, 2016
No matter the job, real-world experience is the most valuable foundation for starting a career or advancing an existing one.
September 22, 2016
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Sept. 7, 2016 – As a next step in an effort to increase economic mobility of workers in retail and adjacent sectors in the U.S., the Walmart Foundation today announced 10 Workforce Development Boards (WDBs) across the country will receive funding from The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership). The Partnership…
September 7, 2016
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