OYUnited: Building Power Across the Nation!

OYUnited: Building Power Across the Nation!

“Eleven members of OYUnited’s National Council and local leaders met on May 8 with Commissioners Alan Khazei and Steve Barton of the National Commission for Military, National, and Public Service to present our recommendations on how to expand and improve national service for opportunity youth, and how to create innovative community-based initiatives within national service.”

This issue of OYUnited’s e-newsletter includes latest news on OYU leaders, staff, National Council Members, partners and young people of several OYUnited Community Action Teams (CATs) in action.  Two recent events highlighted were the Spring Convening event in Philadelphia, PA and a two day design event in Boston, MA. Additionally, we are updated on local action in OYUnited’s NYC CAT and Sacramento CAT. Read the full newsletter for more information, tools and resources.

Read the full archived June 6 newsletter here.

OYUnited: Building Power Across the Nation!

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National Youth Hiring Day

OYUnited: Opportunity Alert!

“With unemployment at record lows, American companies are looking for new ways to find and hire great talent. Meanwhile, there are more than 4.5 million young people in America who are out of school and unemployed—or roughly one in nine youth who are disconnected from our economy.”

This issue of OYU’s e-newsletter includes information on the National Youth Hiring Day! The National Youth Hiring day will provide tools such as; common inquiry forms, video résumés, virtual employer spotlights, one-on -one career coaching, and access to on-the-ground events.

Read the full archived May 10 newsletter here to learn more about OYU’s National Youth Hiring Day.

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oyu Spring updates

OYUnited: Spring Updates!

We are excited to announce that 23 OYUnited members have stepped up to become local Team Leaders for the Reconnecting Youth Campaign (RYC). The exciting news is not over- find out how YOU can become a part of the second cohort by clicking our full e-newsletter.

This issue of OYUnited’s e-newsletter gives us insight on events within our local Community Action Teams including; the 2019 Sacramento CAT kick-off and Columbus CAT’s meeting to develop innovative community projects, obtain civic engagement education, and get connected to employment opportunities. For those interested in policy creation, we have provided a toolkit to help guide efforts to long-term change.

Read the full archived April 22 newsletter here

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Local Team Leaders

OYUnited: WE NEED TEAM LEADERS

This is an invitation to take local leadership to get our government to invest in opportunities for youth for education, employment, and community service.

This issue of OYUnited’s e-newsletter invites YOU to become a Local Team Leader in efforts to get congress to support the Reconnecting Youth Campaign (RYC) and increase federal investment in opportunities for low-income young people. 

Read the full archived March 6 newsletter here to learn more about RYC and how to become a Local Team Leader.

 

OYUnited: Preparing for Another Impactful Year!

OYUnited: Preparing for Another Impactful Year!

“In December, 70 leaders, staff, and youth from all 17 OYUnited Community Action Teams gathered in Washington DC for the 2nd Annual National CAT Convening. Over the three days, CAT leaders debriefed and shared their successful 2018 voter engagement campaigns and started their plans for 2019.”

This issue of OYUnited’s e-newsletter reveals an exciting kick off to the new year with motion in The Reconnecting Youth Campaign, a service project in Houston led by the National Council of Young Leaders (NCYL) and exciting steps within local OYU CAT organizations in Seattle and the City of Columbus. Additionally, this issue includes a video link of OYUnited Community Leader, Maya Burrell convening with political activist, Angela Davis and American rapper, Common for the 2nd Annual Social Justice Conversation in Los Angeles, CA.

Read the full archived February 22 newsletter here.

OYUnited: Preparing for Another Impactful Year!

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I Voted

OYUnited: WE MADE HISTORY!

Last week, we all witnessed a historic election and young people played a critical role – SHOWING UP in record numbers! We showed the world the power of young people and the power of our communities.

This issue of OYUnited’s e-newsletter includes highlights of the 2018 midterm elections and a blog from OYUnited leader and founding member – Adam Strong, who goes in-depth about the greatest historical turnout among youth since 1966. Go youth!

Read the full archived November 16 newsletter here.

I Voted

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Go Vote!

OYUnited: GO VOTE!

It’s time! If you haven’t already taken advantage of early voting, TODAY IS YOUR LAST CHANCE to use your power and have your voice heard..

This issue of OYUnited’s newsletter includes five tools to make sure you are prepared to show up to the polls.

Read the full archived November 6 newsletter here.

Go Vote!

 

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November 1, 2018 Newsletter: Countdown to Election Day

The 2018 midterm election takes place on November 6, 2018 –  less than a week away.  Our country needs you to SHOW UP! to the polls on that day and have your voice heard. All 435 seats in the federal government’s House of Representatives and 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate will be up for election! In addition, there are state, local, and tribal elections happening. There is a lot at stake! There is a lot of opportunity to elect leaders who truly represent our communities and our issues.

This issue of the OYUnited e-newsletter gives you info, tools and inspiration to show up at the polls on election day 2018.

Read the full archived November 1 newsletter here.

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#NationalVoterRegistrationDay

OYUnited: Today is #NationalVoterRegistrationDay!

While national elections get the media attention, local elections in many ways have a more direct impact on people’s lives, including the quality of roads and transit systems, the schools our kids attend, parks and greenways, public safety, and more.

This issue of OYUnited’s e-newsletter helps to inspire, educate and provides tools to help you register to vote.

Read the full archived September 25 newsletter here.

#NationalVoterRegistrationDay

 

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August 14th, 2018 Newsletter: Creating Community Leaders

Community leaders from OYUnited’s National Council of Young Leaders gathered in Washington, D.C. and New Orleans to speak on panels and engage other young leaders.

Read the full archived August newsletter here.

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