We are a new movement to increase opportunity
and decrease poverty in America
We have produced a set of Recommendations to Increase Opportunity and Decrease Poverty in America focused on both expanding pathways out of poverty and changing the systems that perpetuate poverty and despair. These, like all of our work, are grounded in our Guiding Principles.
OYU in Action
Updates, inspiration and calls to action from Opportunity Youth United
Support Diversion and Reentry Programs in the Justice System
Enable people to get themselves back on track.
Who's behind us
Each of these organizations sponsors at least one member of the National Council of Young
Leaders, our coordinating council.
These organizations offer capacity, training and other resources to support our growing movement. (Join them)