Los Angeles, California

Opportunity Youth Forum Partner Information:

Opportunity Youth Collaborative: Los Angeles Opportunity Youth Collaborative

Backbones/Lead Organizations: Alliance for Children’s Rights

The Los Angeles Opportunity Youth Collaborative

Los Angeles County is home to 10,000 current and former foster youth, ages 16-24.

Transition-age foster youth are resilient, resourceful, and determined. The L.A. Opportunity Youth Collaborative (OYC) is building a community of organizations working in concert to ensure that every youth is served in a holistic way with a coherent array of complementary services.

The OYC builds bridges between more than 50 public agencies, service organizations, educational institutions, and employers to better connect youth with education, jobs, and opportunity.

Areas of Collaborative Focus: Postsecondary education; Workforce.

Joined OYF: 2013

OYF Project Participation:

  • Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund
  • 100,000 Opportunities Initiative ™ Demonstration City
  • Pathways To Careers
  • Equity Counts



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