NCOA Supports Opportunity for All Ages

The Economic Security Centers are just one initiative of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), a nonprofit service and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC. NCOA works to improve the health and economic security of millions of older adults, especially those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged.

Introducing Opportunity Nation

Mark Edwards   •  
Today I’m thrilled that we’re launching Opportunity Nation, a national campaign to enhance economic opportunity and mobility in America.

ERS Joins Opportunity Nation Campaign Today

Justin Burniske   •  
ERS Executive Director Karen Hawley Miles joins the Opportunity Nation Campaign today in NYC. ERS is a supporter of Opportunity Nation, a broad-based, cross-partisan coalition of nearly 200 public, private, non-profit, civilian and military organizations.

Opportunity Index Released

More than five hundred local leaders, activists, entertainers, and political luminaries gathered today at Columbia University as part of the Opportunity Nation Summit.

Promoting Communities: A New Opportunity Index

Layla N. Revis   •  
Highlighting new research - delivered today - that demonstrated that there is less mobility in the United States today than there is in Germany, Sweden, and France, guests also discussed that children born into the lowest 20% of the income distribution are five times more likely to find themselves there are adults as are children born into the top 20% of income distribution (Haskins and Sawhill, 2010).

Russell Simmons On Giving What You Have To Give

Rohit Bhargava   •  
This afternoon, we had the chance to interview businessman and promoter of hip-hop culture Russell Simmons about what opportunity really meant to him. The conversation started in an important place - with what is broken in our system.

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