Opportunity Works Communications Kit


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Please note the announcement date is Friday, May 8th 2015. No information should be circulated to the public until May 8th or later.

This resource page is aimed at helping sites involved in the SIF-funded initiative of JFF and Aspen, Opportunity Works, to share news about the work they are doing in their community. Please use the messaging, templates, graphics, sample posts, and more. The materials gathered here are specifically designed to be used by SIF grantees involved in this work.

Please feel free to contact sheri.brady@aspeninstitute.org with any additional questions about Opportunity Works.

List of the grantee sites

Press Releases

Social Media


When referencing JFF and Aspen or the funder the Corporation for National and Community Service Social Innovation Fund in your press releases or public materials (including web references), please use the following boilerplate provided here:

Jobs for the Future is a national nonprofit organization that works to ensure economic opportunity for all. We develop innovative career pathways and public policies, resulting in increased college readiness and success for students and a more skilled workforce for employers. For over 30 years, JFF has been a leader in building connections between education and work that expand opportunity and strengthen our economy. For more information, visit: www.jff.org.

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute is based in Washington, DC; Aspen, Colorado; and on the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It also has offices in New York City and an international network of partners. For more information, visit www.aspeninstitute.org.

The Corporation for National and Community Service is a federal agency that engages more than five million Americans in service and champions community solutions through its AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, Social Innovation Fund, and Volunteer Generation Fund programs, and leads the President’s national call to service initiative, United We Serve. For more information, visit www.NationalService.gov.