Did you know there are more than 110,000 “opportunity youths” in the metro Atlanta area alone?
Did you know there was such a group at all? Do you know what that means?
I didn’t until I attended a workforce development conference and sat in on a presentation by a University of Georgia presenter from its Carl Vinson Institute of Government.
Opportunity youth are those aged 16-24 who are neither in school nor working. These are, in many ways, the single most important demographic for those in workforce development.
Well, the good news is some of the biggest names in corporate America want to help through the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative.