Media Highlights

Announcing the 2015 National Opportunity Summit

Cara Willis   •  
For Immediate Release:September 25, 2014 THE NATIONAL OPPORTUNITY SUMMIT FOCUSES ON YOUTH EMPLOYMENT  February 2015 Event Brings Together Opportunity Nation, Business Roundtable, US Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Jobs...

New “Grads of Life” Campaign to Bridge the Gap between Employers and Qualified Candidates known as Opportunity Youth

Today at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in New York City, the Ad Council in partnership with Year Up, the Employment Pathways Project, ConPRmetidos, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, New Options Project, and Opportunity Nation launched the national “Grads of Life” campaign to help businesses fill more than 4 million vacant positions within the United States with qualified workers.

Opportunity Nation Lunch and Learn

Liz Sarley   •  
Opportunity Nation’s Senior Advisor Sarah Beaulieu and Paul Kendrick, Director of Coalition and Grassroots Engagement, recently hosted a lunch-and-learn with the Boston fellows of Education Pioneers.

Our Common Fate and Obligation

Savion Castro   •  
Opportunity Leader Savion Castro is a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he and a group of friends created the group I M Power to provide civic education for students.

Data + Collaboration = Action

Cara Willis   •  
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Culture of Health Prize embodies what all of us at Opportunity Nation work toward every day – inspiring communities to think about creating opportunity.

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