100K Initiative

Howard Schultz, Common, La June Montgomery and Steve Patrick meet with young people at the 100k Opportunities Demonstration Cities recent launch event in Chicago.”Photo Courtesy of 100,000 Opportunities Initiative

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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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There are currently 5.5 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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