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Nov. 29: A Portrait of Los Angeles County Launch

November 29, 2017 — Los Angeles, CA. The Southern California Grantmakers will host an event to launch Measure of America’s latest well-being report, A Portrait of Los Angeles County. The event is open to the public, click here for more information!

Sept. 26: Portrait of Los Angeles County Sneak Peek

September 26, 2017 — Los Angeles, CA. Measure of America’s Kristen Lewis will present a sneak peek of our upcoming Portrait of Los Angeles County report at the Southern California Grantmakers annual conference. For more information, click here.

Sept. 20-21: Connection 2017 Experience

September 20-21, 2017 — Pittsburgh, PA. Measure of America’s Partnerships Specialist Vikki Lassiter will be a speaker at MANY’s Connection 2017 event, which brings together actors working to improve outcomes for youth from various sectors. Click here for more information and tickets, and here to see Vikki’s introduction.

Oct. 4: Health, Wealth, and Housing: Promoting Cross-Sector Collaborations for Equity Conference

October 4, 2017 — Los Angeles, CA. Measure of America co-director Sarah Burd-Sharps will participate in the Health, Wealth, and Housing: Promoting Cross-Sector Collaborations for Equity Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Sarah will discuss the latest research and evidence-based strategies that move the needle on improving the quality of life for low-income families with other expert panelists.

Aug. 4: Philanthropy’s Impact in the Southwest: Strengthening Local Communities to Achieve Global Goals

August 4, 2017 — Albuquerque, NM. Measure of America’s co-director Kristen Lewis will be a speaker in a meeting about the role of philanthropy work in the Southwest in contributing to the universal Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) co-hosted by the Council on Foundations, Philanthropy Southwest, and Albuquerque Community Foundation. For more information, click here.

July 12: Bringing Education Home: Affordable Housing and Education Summit

July 12, 2017 — Washington, D.C. Measure of America’s Vikki Lassiter will speak at Bringing Education Home: Affordable Housing and Education Summit, hosted by the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA). The summit brings together experts and senior staff from the nation’s largest public housing authorities with the goal of foster peer-to-peer problem-solving, sharing of best practices, and networking.

May 25: County of Los Angeles 2017 Leadership Conference

May 25, 2017 — Los Angeles, CA. Measure of America co-director Sarah Burd-Sharps participated in the County of Los Angeles’ 2017 Commissioners’ Leadership Conference, Embracing a Changing Demography as a speaker. Sarah presented the upcoming Portrait of Los Angeles County report to the County’s public policy community. The program booklet and a video of Sarah’s presentation are available online.

Apr. 19: Career360 Innovation Session

April 19, 2017 — Chicago, IL. Measure of America co-director Kristen Lewis facilitated LeadersUp’s Career360 Innovation Session, a day-long convening of young adults, employers and community partners to brainstorm new solutions to help disconnected young adults achieve workforce readiness in Chicago. Kristen presented Measure of America’s latest findings on youth disconnection and led the group discussions. Read the white paper synthesizing the day’s findings here, and watch a video of the innovation session here.

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.

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.