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Digging Deeper to Focus on Solutions: New Data on Youth Disconnection in Congressional Districts

Join us for an interactive discussion on turning data into insights and action co-hosted by the Forum for Youth Investment; National League of Cities Institute for Youth, Education, and Families and the Reengagement Network; Grads of Life; and the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions – Opportunity Youth Forum —  Digging Deeper to Focus on Solutions June 28, 2018

Tailoring Reengagement Strategies For America’s ‘Opportunity Youth’

Measure of America’s latest report, More Than a Million Reasons for Hope: Youth Disconnection in America Today, finds important differences in economic and educational backgrounds, living situations, disability rates, and marriage rates between young people who are disconnected and those who are not, all of which point to a difficult reality: Disconnection is often years in the making, and offering jobs to young people is often not enough. —  CitiesSpeak June 14, 2018