2017

Mar. 28: Opening Doors for Youth Act Event

March 28, 2017 — Washington, D.C.

Mar. 28: Opening Doors for Youth Act Event

March 28, 2017 — Washington, D.C. Congressman Bobby Scott will host Opening Doors for Youth:
Investments in Employment Opportunities for Opportunity Youth Are Investments in Our Communities and Our Nation, a discussion with youth, community leaders, advocates, and experts about the Opening Doors for Youth Act, which would expand federal investment to maintain youth connected to school and work. Measure of America co-director Kristen Lewis will participate as a panelist and discuss the latest data and findings on youth disconnection. To RSVP, click here.

Discussing Disconnected Youth Data and Reengagement Strategies

March 18, 2017 — The Annie E. Casey Foundation Blog

Disconnected youth: Growing up jobless and rootless in rural America

March 9, 2017 — Yahoo News

The Demographics of Disconnected Youth

March 8, 2017 — U.S. News & World Report

Mar. 30: Webinar on New Youth Disconnection Report

March 26, 2016 — New York, NY. Measure of America and the National League of Cities Institute for Youth, Education, and Families will host a joint webinar on MOA’s latest youth disconnection report. The expert panel in “Moving the Needle on Youth Disconnection: Insights from Measure of America’s New Report: ‘Promising Gains, Persistent Gaps: Youth Disconnection in America’” will feature MOA co-directors Sarah Burd-Sharps and Kristen Lewis, as well as NLC YEF Institute’s Director of Youth and Young Adult Connections, Andrew Moore. You can click here for more details, and register here.

Free Online Data Tools Provide Powerful Statistics for Funding Applications

March 1, 2017 — Family & Youth Services Bureau

Brooklyn Community Services Produces Short Documentary Video “Breaking the Stigma of Mental Illness”

February 15, 2017 — Benzinga 

MOA Research Cited in ACLU Amicus Brief, Fisher v. University of Texas

October 30, 2015 — Washington, D.C. An amicus brief  by The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Texas for the Supreme Court case Fisher v. University of Texas cited Impact of the US Housing Crisis on the Racial Wealth Gap Across Generations, a report by Measure of America and the ACLU. See the amicus brief here.

Demography In Action: Auspicious Developments

February 6, 2017 — The Broadsheet