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Young and out of work? Dallas job fair targets unemployed 16- to 24-year-olds

A March report on "youth disconnection" in the U.S. estimated there are 109,000 young men and women in North Texas who could be classified as "opportunity youth," one of the highest levels in the country. —  Dallas News April 18, 2017

Coalition of Top U.S. Companies to Host Texas’ Largest Opportunity Youth Hiring Fair on May 19

Launched in 2015, the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative™ reached its original goal of hiring and engaging 100,000 opportunity youth two years ahead of schedule. But with an estimated 4.9 million young Americans still left out of the U.S. economy[2], the coalition has since expanded its commitment to a new goal of 1 million hires by 2020... [2] Measure of America —  100,000 Opportunities Initiative April 18, 2017