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UM-Dearborn Convenes Opportunity Youth Forum Nov. 16

More than 85,000 youth ages 16-24 years old in southeast Michigan are not working or in school according to a recent Measure of America study. —  Patch.com November 9, 2018

Why youth are sitting out work, school focus of Friday forum at UM-Dearborn

And black youth in Metro Detroit have disengaged at nearly double the rate of their white peers. That's according to "More Than a Million Reasons for Hope: Youth Disconnection in the US Today," a 2018 study released in March by Measure of America, a project of the Social Science Research Council. —  Crain's Detroit Business November 14, 2018