Friday, June 3, 2016
In December 2015, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) laid out his vision for the country as the new Speaker of the House. Based on the ideas outlined in the...
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Follow me as I tour through our nation's capital! I am working for Opportunity Nation during my Harry S. Truman scholarship Summer Institute. The Truman Scholarship is a...
Friday, May 6, 2016
For many young people, the American Dream seems increasingly out of reach. It is essential we support multiple pathways that will put opportunity youth back on the road...
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Recently, the Wall Street Journal published an article titled Less Opportunity, More Support, which used our Opportunity Index to show where each of our potential presidential candidates rank...
Monday, March 14, 2016
Across the country, voters are tuning into debates, attending town halls and asking questions to decide who will lead our country for the next four years. Strengthening the...
Friday, February 12, 2016
Authored by: The teams of Opportunity Nation, Council for a Strong America and Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Support from the Kresge Foundation set the table for...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
It seemed simple. Go to school, graduate, and get a job. I was always told that education opens the door to opportunity, but I still never understood why...
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
While every child deserves an education that culminates in 21st century readiness for college, careers or both, very few schools have the resources to equip students with the knowledge and skills they need to thrive in our new digital age.
Monday, January 18, 2016
In his famous “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. referred to seeing the “promised land,” a world where everyone, no matter their skin...
Thursday, January 14, 2016
I grew up in Roseland, a predominantly African-American community on the south side of Chicago, Illinois – a community plagued with high unemployment, a lack of economic development,...