Phoenix, Arizona

Opportunity Youth Forum Partner Information:

Opportunity Youth Collaborative: Opportunities for Youth

Backbones/Lead Organizations: Arizona State University College of Public Service & Community Solutions

Opportunities for Youth

Opportunities for Youth is a convener of partners, a facilitator of countywide systems change, and a connector of Maricopa County youth with resources and opportunities for success across Maricopa County.

Our cross-sectoral approach enlists the involvement of over 65 youth service providers, nonprofits, government, academic institutions and most importantly the youth themselves, to implement a collective impact model aimed at providing opportunities for youth that are best suited to the individual.

One of our goals is to increase the capacity of youth, community partners, employers, and the overall OFY Initiative to access and use data to inform decision-making. Together we will ensure that disconnected youth across Maricopa County find their “Pathway to a Brighter Future.

Areas of Collaborative Focus: K12 Education/Reengagement; Postsecondary education; Workforce; Basic Needs Services; Youth Development.

Joined OYF: 2016

OYF Project Participation:

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

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