by Lashon Amado, OYUnited | November 1, 2018 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 […]
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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 […]
September 25 is National Voter Registration Day. Your voice matters, your vote matters and not just during presidential elections. This November, be sure to go to the polls. OYUnited is hosting a voter registration challenge. Be sure you’re registered, and then urge your peers to register on or before September 25. Here’s how to get […]
by Adam Strong, OYUnited National Council of Young Leaders August 10, 2018 – It was a hot California day, with temperatures reaching over 100 degrees, but the high temperatures would not dissuade over 300 young changemakers from across the state of California from descending on the University of California Davis campus for the 2018 Youth […]
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. Read the full newsletter | Subscribe
OYUnited leaders lead and, participate in workshops in Washington, D.C. and Massachusetts, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker sign into law a bill that promotes improvements to the court system, and more. Read the full archived July newsletter here. Read the full newsletter | Subscribe
From May 18 to 20, more than 400 leaders gathered at the Marguerite Casey Foundation’s National Convening in Washington, DC, to celebrate their work, their communities and their power. OYU leaders were among the grassroots leaders, students, parents, artists, spoken-word poets, and organizers who explored what power really means, what it takes to build and […]
Opportunity Youth United members are invited to join Everyday Democracy for an intergenerational equity webinar on Wednesday July 25th. The session will feature our work, as well as that of our friends at the Youth Voice Project in Boston. What: Best practices for building intergenerational equity in your work, through the experiences of Youth Voice […]
OYUnited gives young leaders a space to share their voices, reflect on their lesson learned, and further develop their leadership skills. Read full archived June newsletter here. Read the full newsletter | Subscribe
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the March for Our Lives in DC, OYU’s retreat in Phoenix, Arizona, and more. Read the full archived April newsletter here. Read the full newsletter | Subscribe
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