Empowering Youth Program
AHLA Foundation Receives Grant From Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to Advance Opportunity Youth Into Hospitality Industry
AHLA | November 6, 2023
Through the Empowering Youth Program, AHLA Foundation aims to bridge the hiring gap in the hotel sector WASHINGTON, DC (November 6, 2023) – AHLA Foundation, the charitable arm of the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA), has received a $605,000 grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to support its Empowering Youth Program (EYP) over two years. The primary goal of EYP is to address the critical workforce shortage in the U.S. hotel and lodging industry by promoting equitable hiring practices and training untapped talent, including Opportunity Youth (age 16-24 and currently not in school or employed) and other priorit...
AHLA Foundation Awards $175,000 to Community Groups in Los Angeles, New Orleans, Orlando, and Washington DC to Train Opportunity Youth
The AHLA Foundation | December 23, 2021
WASHINGTON – December 23, 2021 – The AHLA Foundation today announced it is awarding $175,000 in total to community-based organizations that help change the lives of Opportunity Youth by preparing them for future careers in hospitality. Through a combination of continued and newly started partnerships, the AHLA Foundation will join forces with organizations in Los Angeles, New Orleans, Orlando, and Washington DC to help train an estimated 370 youth for hotel jobs. These recently awarded grants are part of the reinvigorated Empowering Youth Program (EYP) – an effort focused on engaging, educating, and advancing new talent in hospitality....
Relay | May 13, 2021
In exchange for every Relay purchase by a hotel, the voice-first communications software company for frontline workers will sponsor a hotel employee’s training and development in a national partnership with the AHLA Foundation’s Empowering Youth Program Raleigh, North Carolina — May 13, 2021 — Relay, the communications disrupter known for displacing traditional radios, today announced Relay It Forward, a national giveback partnership with the American Hotel & Lodging (AHLA) Foundation. Under the program, for every purchase of Relay push-to-talk devices by a hotel, the software company will sponsor a hotel emp...
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