Bipartisan Movement on WIA

This major law is a great step forward for teens and young adults.

Partnership With Citi

We're excited to announce a new initiative with the Citi Foundation to explore the impact of civic engagement.

The Value of Career Tech Ed

CTE programs highlighted in an article from U.S. News & World Report.

A Great Idea

Finally, more attention is being paid to a powerful path to the middle class that is often overlooked in the United States: apprenticeships.

Breaking CTE News

A bipartisan step in the right direction in fight for career and technical education.

Why Us, Why Now?

The American Dream
is Once Again at Risk

A hallmark of our culture always has been that there is a ladder of opportunity accessible to anyone with the desire to reach for it. But that is no longer true in today's society.

Opportunity Nation is working to repair the ladder by developing the first truly shared plan to restore opportunity in America.

Who We Are & Our Approach

The Opportunity Index

The Opportunity Index is the nation’s first – and only – tool designed to provide a snapshot of what opportunity looks like at the state and county levels.

How did your hometown stack up against others in your area?

Try out the Opportunity Index

Latest News


Strengthen, Incentivize, Prioritize - The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act


WIA and other things that have been around since 1998


America’s economy: Where a young person’s zip code too often decides the future

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