The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative is one of the largest employer-led opportunity youth focused coalitions in the U.S. This broad coalition brings together employers and community partners who strive to connect with young job seekers, hire opportunity youth and help businesses to thrive.
Across the nation, there are 4.5 million opportunity youth aged 16-24 who are out of school, ready to work and filled with potential. The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative is connecting these youth with more than 55 nationwide companies seeking to build their talent pipeline. The partner employers are dedicated in their commitment to hire opportunity youth, develop their job skills and build their pathway to success. The goal for the 100K initiative is to connect over 1 million opportunity youth with jobs by 2021.
NPT serves as the comprehensive fiscal sponsor for this project, allowing the staff and stakeholders of 100,000 Opportunities to focus on convening catalytic events to bring youth and employers together.