Commitment to Action

Improve Western Shoshone Educational Performance

Commitment by

Barrick Gold Corporation

In 2014, Barrick Gold Corporation (Barrick) commits to implement an intensive and multi-faceted approach to improve educational performance, access to higher education, and employment opportunities for members of the Western Shoshone communities located in northeastern Nevada. Barrick aims to improve high school graduation rates, improve college and vocational school entrance and completion rates, and increase employment rates. For 17-24 year olds, specifically, Barrick and its partners will launch training, mentoring, and hiring programs that will serve as pathways for future employment opportunities and create a career-ready pipeline of talent available to local employers.

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Commitment

Improve Western Shoshone Educational Performance

Launched

2014

Est. Duration

3 years

Estimated Total Value

$4,494,000

Region

Northern America

Countries

United States

Commitment by

Barrick Gold Corporation

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Great Basin College, British Council