The Opportunity Movement Blog

The Opportunity Movement Blog

Reflections
Posted on Thursday July 18, 2013

The following is a memo I shared with staff at Year Up this week as we continue to process recent events. Dear Year Up, Over the last week, many of you have expressed deep concern over the trial of Ge...See more »


With a window of opportunity, what country do we want to build?
Posted on Monday December 03, 2012

Now that the election is over, we have an opportunity to come together as a country on an idea that is distinctly not political: getting Americans back to work.  Above all else, I’m feeling opt...See more »


To Create Jobs, Create a Skilled Workforce
Posted on Friday November 02, 2012

This week I had the opportunity to share my thoughts with Big Ideas for Jobs, a research project promoting practical, sustainable, and scalable job creation ideas. Here’s what I had to say; you ...See more »


Get out and VOTE
Posted on Wednesday October 10, 2012

Today’s update comes from Anastasia Young. Anastasia grew up on the south side of Chicago, and is now a Year Up Chicago student. She is interning with Human Resources at UBS. “Get out and vote...See more »


Leading a legacy of change: Reflecting on the first Year Up Alumni Summit
Posted on Wednesday September 26, 2012

Today’s update comes from Shanique Davis, a member of Year Up’s National Board and a Year Up National Capital Region alumna.  Shanique, along with National Board Member and Year Up Boston...See more »


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