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5th Annual Opportunity Index October Launch Events

by Opportunity Nation   •  

On October 6, 2015, Opportunity Nation will release the 5th Annual Opportunity Index, presenting a comprehensive look at access to opportunity in all 50 states and over 2,600 counties from 2011-2015.

As part of our launch, Opportunity Nation is excited to join the US Conference of Mayors’ Community Development and Housing Committee’s “Economic Growth for All” convening in Boston on October 7th and 8th.

Wednesday, October 7th from 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM “Economic Growth for All” Convening Kick-Off at The Boston Foundation:

Opportunity Nation’s Managing Director, Russell Krumnow, will share the latest results of the Opportunity Index as part of a panel that will include Newton Mayor Setti Warren; Paul Grogan, President, The Boston Foundation; Richard Reeves, Brookings Institution; and Jessica Martin, Director, Boston Indicators Project. This event is by invitation-only.

Thursday, October 8th from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Get Konnected! Networking Reception:

As part of a special HUBweek Get Konnected! Networking Reception, Opportunity Nation’s new Executive Director, Monique Rizer, will offer brief remarks on the latest Opportunity Index data.

Opportunity Nation at Get Konnected!
Thursday, October 8th
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Bolling Municipal Building
2300 Washington Street
Roxbury, MA 02119

Tuesday, October 20th from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Opportunity Index Webinar:

Dive into the latest Opportunity Index data and trends with Opportunity Nation and Measure of America. RSVP here.
Opportunity Nation Opportunity Nation is a bipartisan, national campaign comprised of more than 350 cross-sector organizations working together to expand economic mobility and close the opportunity gap in America. Opportunity Nation envisions the United States as a nation where everyone – regardless of where they were born – has equal access to opportunity, economic mobility, and success at all stages of life.

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