Reconnecting Youth Campaign is a collaborative national effort to increase FY20
appropriations for the evidence-based federal programs that provide education,
training, national service, employment opportunities and supportive services to
"Opportunity Youth" (young people ages 16 to 24 who are not in school
or work). With increased investment, these federal programs can provide
pathways for 1 million young people each year. This will help local employers
find the qualified candidate they desperately need to expand their businesses
and grow the national economy. Non-partisan analyses have found that this
investment would more than pay for itself in reduced long-term government
expenditures and increased tax revenue.
out to your Members of Congress today and urge them to work with their
colleagues to invest in what we know works.
Personalized messages are especially effective - please consider sharing your
own story and explaining why this issue is important to you! You can edit the
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