Highlights from the Spring Convening

Head back to NOLA and relive the excitement of the 2015 OYIF Spring Convening with our brand new Storify!

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Equity Matters in Collective Impact

Angela Glover Blackwell on why incorporating an equity lens is a necessary part of collective impact work.

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Opportunity Works

AFCS and Jobs for the Future reveal inaugural communities selected to receive funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service’s Social Innovation Fund (SIF).

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Towards a Better Place

AFCS and Neighborhood Funders Group convened with over 100 leaders in September 2014 for Towards a Better Place: A Conversation about Promising Practice in Place-Based Philanthropy.

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There are currently 6.7 million opportunity youth,

defined as young people between the ages of 16 – 24 who are neither enrolled in school nor participating in the labor market. These youth represent enormous potential for our nation’s economy. Investing in these young people will also have a ripple effect on future generations of low income children and families.

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