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Fifth Third Bank collaborates with NAACP to launch workforce development program.

M2 EQUITYBITES-July 9, 2018-Fifth Third Bank collaborates with NAACP to launch workforce development program

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Fifth Third Bank has announced it has partnered with the NAACP as part of the Bank's new Workforce Development Program, the company said.

The enhanced partnership between Fifth Third and the NAACP will provide a collaborative effort to offer tools, resources and information regarding career literacy that will empower individuals to find employment and to enhance their employment skills. The program will launch in Detroit, Orlando and Tampa.

Fifth Third launched a collaboration with the NAACP in 2016 as a sponsor of its national convention. The Workforce Development Program is a collaborative effort between the organizations to provide a resource to the community.

The Workforce Development Program is part of Fifth Third's USD 30 billion Community Commitment to low- and moderate-income borrowers and in LMI communities over five years, from 2016 to 2020.

The program will use software and products offered through the NextJob Job Seeker's Toolkit, a customized program that includes video interviews with job-search experts, job seekers and hiring managers.

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. As of March 31, 2018, the company had USD 142 billion in assets and operated 1,153 full-service Banking Centers and 2,459 ATMs with Fifth Third branding. NAACP

The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. The vision of the NAACP is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race.

NextJob is a nationwide firm focused on full employment in America. NextJob's service provides high quality, one-on-one job coaching, web workshops, curriculum and multimedia online learning that is highly effective, affordable and accountable. To learn more, visit www.nextjob.com.

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