Opportunity Youth United

We are a new movement to increase opportunity
and decrease poverty in America

Our Policy Solutions

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

Summit 2016

A day of dialogue, art and action focused on the 2016 elections and beyond.



Powerful voices from the Civic Engagement Summit in Philadelphia.


Meet Our Leadership: Gilbert Bonafé shares his story.

Support Diversion and Reentry Programs in the Justice System

Enable people to get themselves back on track.