San Diego Workforce Partnership Opportunity Summit
This annual event gathers young adults, industry, allies, and policy makers to create inclusive work environments and more for opportunity youth.
Gentry Patrick: True Access to Opportunity - Opportunity Summit 2019
From the viewpoint of a community leader who made the journey from Compton to a University of California professorship, Dr. Gentry Patrick considers the difference between an open door and true access.
Radical Opportunity: Unleashing the Talent of Young Adults - Opportunity Summit 2019
Two of Americas corporations, Gap Inc. and Hyatt Hotels, have set ambitious goals for hiring, mentoring and promoting opportunity youth. Meet the women who are leading these initiatives from the c-suite and learn why these employers see opportunity youth as a strategic investment. Each leader is joined on stage by a young adult who found a career foothold through their efforts.
The Local Impact of Justice Involvement - Opportunity Summit 2019
Deme Hill discusses how to authentically engage youth. She examines justice systems and social services systems can be effective partners for change.
Laying the Groundwork: Opportunity Youth in Our Region - Opportunity Summit 2019
The OpportunitySD Leadership Council shares the latest opportunity youth data for our region and their perspective on our progress, our challenges and our promises.
Work for Youth in America’s Dynamic Labor Market - Opportunity Summit 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...
Leveling the Playing Field - Opportunity Summit 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.
Youth Voice, Leader Choice: Creating Youth-Centered Systems - Opportunity Summit 2018
Youth share their personal experiences alongside a leader who has helped create systemic change that impacts young adults. Recorded on 04/12/2018.
Supporting Opportunity Youth - Opportunity Summit 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.
Connecting with the Disconnected: Using Social Branding to Engage Opportunity Youth - Opportunity Summit 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.

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