Opportunity Youth United

A 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


AmeriCorps member Jarrett Jones spent MLK Day giving back to his community.


Dominique Jones, known artistically as Dom Jones, is an entrepreneur, author, orator, performer, graduate of the Year Up program and a student at Berklee College. Sponsoring Organization: Year Up

Expand National Service

Ensure that national service opportunities are accessible t