2019 Opportunity Youth Week

November 11-15 2019

Washington Hilton Hotel

1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009

November 11, 2019

NYEC Annual Forum Pre-Conference, 1pm-3:15pm

Join us for a celebration of veterans and a half-day examination of the value of military service for opportunity youth.

Free Registration

November 12, 2019

NYEC Annual Forum, 8am-5:30pm

NYEC's signature annual event bringing together practitioners, policymakers, and youth leaders to explore best and emerging practices in youth employment.


November 12, 2019

NYEC 40th Anniversary Celebration, 6-9pm

Join us for a special evening that celebrates the first 40 years of the National Youth Employment Coalition and sets a bold vision for our field’s future.


November 13, 2019

Advocacy Day, 9am-4pm

Advocacy Day is a unique opportunity for local practitioners, youth leaders and policymakers to come together and educate Members of Congress about the value of federal investments in youth education and employment programs. Attendees of either the NYEC Annual Forum or OYN Summit have automatic registration to Advocacy Day.


November 14, 2019

2019 Opportunity Youth Network Summit: Amplifying the Impact, 8:30am-5:30pm

This premiere event brings together government, philanthropic, business, nonprofit and young leaders to jointly shape national priorities and advance collaborative efforts for and by the Opportunity Youth field.


November 15, 2019


An invitation-only convening of leaders from Opportunity Youth United focusing on local and state level advocacy and policy change.

Opportunity Youth Week

Opportunity Youth Week is a week of action for policymakers, local practitioners, and youth leaders to raise awareness about opportunity youth, explore innovative practices to advance the field and advocate for stronger investments in our future.

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