Expand opportunity for ‘disconnected youth’ in Iowa

The Des Moines Register   •  
We're focusing on expanding access to opportunity at a cross-sector, bipartisan convening on Nov. 16 at Des Moines Area Community College. The event is co-hosted by DMACC and Opportunity Nation, a bipartisan campaign to expand economic mobility and close the opportunity gap in America.

Your chance to weigh in – WIOA

Melanie Anderson   •  
Across the country, state Departments of Labor, local workforce training boards, schools and nonprofits that can benefit from WIOA will have a chance to weigh in on the new bill and learn more about how they can access this funding and how the regulations will impact their programs.

Announcements from the Opportunity Summit

Opportunity Nation   •  
The third National Opportunity Summit in Washington D.C. sparked a wave of commitments from public, private and nonprofit sectors and youth advocates that will propel our shared call to action We Got This for months to come.

National Opportunity Summit Brings Together Presidential Administration, Congress, Governors, Executives And Non-Profit Leaders To Address Youth Unemployment

Opportunity Nation   •  
Coinciding with a renewed national focus on employment and economic inequality, Opportunity Nation, a bipartisan coalition, today will host the National Opportunity Summit bringing together over 1,000 attendees and feature elected officials, non-profits, higher education institutions and businesses to discuss the major problems blocking economic, social and educational opportunity for young adults.

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