YDO Named to National Coalition


On September 10th, YDO’s executive director, Mark Kampert, was in New York City to attend the 2016 National Opportunity Summit. Co-chaired by former MA Governor Deval Patrick, the Summit convened a cross-sector group of business and nonprofit leaders, elected officials and young people committed to restoring the American Dream. 

YDO has been named a coalition member of Opportunity Nation, whose mission to enhance opportunities for individuals, youth and families directly aligns with YDO’s efforts in Lawrence. For the past ten years, YDO has been building a strong community of self-motivated learners and leaders, while strengthening their pathways to higher education and employment. Now, as a coalition member, YDO will gain access to a growing network of professionals and resources not only to share its approach to youth engagement in Lawrence but also to learn from others affecting change across the nation.