The Career Channel
Opportunity Summit 2018: Initiate
41,000. That is the estimated number of young people in San Diego County who are NOT in school or working. Dig deep into issues related to mental health, justice-involved youth, creating an inclusive work environment for opportunity youth and more.

Date: 6/1/2018
Andy Hall, COO, San Diego Workforce Partnership, kicks off the Opportunity Summit. He shares recent data on opportunity youth and underscores the value of engaging with and creating an inclusive work environment for them. He is joined by performers from Urban Beats who inspire with their art and poetry.

Date: 6/1/2018
Youth share their personal experiences alongside a leader who has helped create systemic change that impacts young adults. Recorded on 04/12/2018.

Date: 6/1/2018
Learn how two breakthrough and culturally relevant campaigns Fresh Empire and San Diego Unified's "IMIN" after-school program engage difficult to reach youth in community and school settings. Hear cutting edge research on how adverse childhood experiences impact youth audiences differently. Explore how to use data to create interventions that reach even the most disconnected youth audiences. Recorded on 04/12/2018.

Date: 6/1/2018
Learn about employers that are transforming hiring practices, building inclusive communities and providing a pathway for young people to succeed. Like-minded businesses and community-based organizations discuss building a new approach to youth development and economic mobility. Recorded on 04/12/2018.

Date: 6/1/2018
The Aspen Institute's Economic Opportunities Program (EOP) explores the issues that drive labor market experiences of opportunity youth and other low- and moderate-income people in the U.S. Through their research on practice, leadership development and public communication activities, EOP engages diverse audiences to consider issues related to job stability and mobility and to learn about promising approaches to help people get and keep good jobs. Maureen Conway shares current research about opportunity youth and how the changing structure of work affects the types of strategies that help young adults make economic progress. Where does San Diego lead the way and how can we work even more effectively to meet our "cut the rate and halve the gap" goals? Recorded on 04/12/2018.