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Gateway to College National Network

Gateway to College National Network

The SSRC collaborated with Nick Mathern at Gateway to College National Network on Connecting Opportunity Youth to Education and Employment.

Connecting Opportunity Youth to Education and Employment explored research on assisting opportunity youth with obtaining the education, services, and work experience they need to become self-sufficient as they transition to adulthood. Opportunity youth are young people ages 16-24 who are disconnected from work or school. Speakers from MDRC, Georgetown University, and the Gateway to College National Network discussed research-based strategies for serving opportunity youth. Dr. Harry Holzer, Mr. Nick Mathern, and Ms. Farhana Hossain co-presented on the subject. Ms. Venessa Marks moderated the discussion. This webinar was held in February 2016.

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