How To Restore Opportunity For America’s Youth

by Wisconsin Public Radio   •  

In the United States, more than 5.5 million young adults—one in every seven—are neither in school nor working. One million students drop out of high school every year. A look at the astronomical costs of the nation’s growing opportunity gap, and what we can do to help young people successfully participate in the global, 21st century economy. WPR’s Kathleen Dunn interviews Opportunity Nation’s Executive Director Monique Rizer and Be The Change, Inc.’s CEO and Founder  Alan Khazei on how we can increase opportunity for all.

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