The next meeting of Hartford Opportunity Youth Collaborative will take place on March 13, 2014 at the Lyceum. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to everyone who attended the meeting. The notes are forthcoming.
Aspen invested in Hartford and 20 other communities across the country to build and deepen education and employment pathways for Opportunity Youth and established its Opportunity Youth Network (OYN), a national peer network and learning community among Aspen’s grantees.
The goals of the OYN network are:
At the November 2013 Convening, OYN members learned about Aspen’s foundational framework and explored strategies for deepening education and employment pathways for Opportunity Youth.
Representing Hartford were Lee Hunt of Blue Hills Civic Association, Alex Johnson of Capital Workforce Partners, Eileen Peltier of Asnuntuck Community College, Hector Rivera of Our Piece of the Pie, Yanil Teron of Center for Latino Progress, Trish Torruella of the City of Hartford, Andy Tyskiewicz of Community Education of Capitol Region Education Council, and Kim Oliver (HOYC’s Director).
Annie E. Casey Foundation
Aspen Forum for Community Solutions
The Fund for Greater Hartford
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
Social Innovation Fund (as a grantee of Jobs for the Future)
Hartford Opportunity Youth Collaborative
c/o Capital Workforce Partners
One Union Place
Hartford, CT 06103