About the Reconnecting Youth Campaign

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The Reconnecting Youth Campaign: Unleashing Limitless Potential calls on Congress to invest in America’s future by funding education, training, national service and employment opportunities for one million 16- to 24-year-olds who are not in school or work.

Across the United States, over 4.6 million 16- to 24-year-olds have been separated from pathways to productive adulthood. They are known as “Opportunity Youth,” both because they are seeking opportunities to provide for themselves and their families, and because they represent untapped potential for employers, communities and our economy.

Who We Are

The Reconnecting Youth Campaign is a collaboration of more than 50 national organizations that care about and work on behalf of Opportunity Youth. It is co-facilitated by the following organizations, each of which has a longstanding commitment to young people, opportunity and equity:

We invite you to join us!

  • Start here to learn why we are calling on Congressional Appropriators to increase federal investment in the proven programs that serve Opportunity Youth.

The solution is within reach. Investing in our young people is both the right thing and the smart thing to do.

 

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