Tag: Opportunity Youth

Expect More Arizona — Education Top Issue for Fifth Straight Year. See more state education and legislative news here

| January 7, 2020
Expect More Arizona — Education Top Issue for Fifth Straight Year. See more state education and legislative news here

Expect More Arizona commissioned its annual statewide public opinion survey of 600 likely Arizona voters in November 2019. For the fifth year in a row, poll results show that voters believe education is the most important issue facing our state, above immigration, healthcare or the economy. Voters continue to consider teacher pay and a general lack of funding to be our state’s most significant education issues.

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Fostering Advocates AZ’s Second Annual Opportunity Fair & Forum – October 30th

| October 18, 2015
Fostering Advocates AZ’s Second Annual Opportunity Fair & Forum – October 30th

In August 2015, a coalition of employers launched the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative to form the nation’s largest employer-led coalition committed to creating meaningful pathways and hiring at least 100,000 opportunity youth by 2018. With nearly one in five “opportunity youth” in Maricopa County, the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative is committed to investing in our region. Through their efforts with community partner organizations, they are hosting the second Opportunity Fair & Forum on October 30th, from 9am-4pm at the Phoenix Convention Center.

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