Tuesday, 2/24/15, 12:00am - 12:00am

The 2015 National Opportunity Summit

Opportunity Nation's 2015 Summit focused on the critical issue of youth unemployment. Convened in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Business Roundtable, United Way Worldwide, and Jobs for America’s Graduates, it drew over 1,000 cross-sector leaders including 200 youth advocates for youth employment. The event featured over 75 speakers including Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez; Senators Cory Booker, Rob Portman, and Michael Bennet; Representatives Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Seth Moulton, and Garret Graves; and leaders from Bank of America, Starbucks, State Farm and Walmart. At the event, Walmart and AT&T announced multi-million dollar investments including grants to seven nonprofits to provide training, education and career pathways for US retail workers. 

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