Theme: Youth Disconnection

Atlanta job fair aims to show the power of an opportunity for younger workers

May 6, 2018 — CNBC

CBS News Radio Interview – Loneliness Study

May 1, 2018 — CBS News Radio

Young Americans are the loneliest, surprising study from Cigna shows

May 1, 2018 — USA Today

Facing dearth of skilled employees, STEMposium seeks to ‘light a fire’ in kids – especially girls

March 28, 2018 — The Bakersfield Californian

March 15: Opportunity Youth San Diego Webinar

March 15, 2018 — Webinar. Kristen Lewis participated in “New Data on Youth Disconnection: State of Opportunity Youth in San Diego County,” a webinar unveiling the latest numbers on disconnected youth in San Diego calculated by Measure of America. The data is part of a collaboration between the San Diego Workforce Partnership and Measure of America to assess youth disconnection, set goals and track progress in the county. You can watch the recorded webinar and see the slides. For more information on the effort to reduce youth disconnection in San Diego, visit OpportunitySD.org.

March 25: National Association of Workforce Boards Annual Forum 2018

March 25, 2018 — Washington, DC. Measure of America’s Sarah Burd-Sharps will speak at the National Association of Workforce Boards Annual Forum about Measure of America’s collaboration with the San Diego Workforce Partnership to address youth disconnection in San Diego. Click here for more information about the event.

March 19: National Reengagement Plus! Convening

March 19, 2018 — Philadelphia, PA. Co-director Kristen Lewis will speak about Measure of America’s latest disconnected youth research at the Philadelphia Youth Network’s sixth National Reengagement Plus! Convening. The convening is sponsored by the National League of Cities and will focus on strategies to reengage young people disconnected from school and work. Click here for more details on the event, and here to read MoA’s latest disconnected youth report and interact with the data.

Second Chances in the Era of the Jobless Future

March 5, 2018 — The Brooklyn Rail

CommUNITY Mentoring seeks business mentors

February 2, 2018 — The Kent Island Bay Times and the Record-Observer

The Path of Opportunity, the Path of Despair: John King offers Urban Alliance a Tale of Two High Schools

February 1, 2018 — The 74