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Category Archives: Opportunity Youth

The New Opportunity Youth Action Plan: Getting Serious About Second Chances

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By Nicole Yohalem, Director, Road Map Project Opportunity Youth Initiative Oct. 28, 2014 Opportunity Nation released their annual report card this month, and King County has outscored the state and nation in terms of opportunity for young people. Reason to … Continue reading


Court-Involved Youth are “Opportunity Youth,” Too

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By Nicole Yohalem, Director, Road Map Project Opportunity Youth Initiative April 2, 2014 This legislative session, there were some key wins for a small but important and extremely vulnerable group of opportunity youth – those who come into contact with … Continue reading


New Tools for Navigators

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By Nicole Yohalem, Director, Road Map Project Opportunity Youth Initiative Jan. 9, 2014 Merriam-Webster defines navigation as the act or process of finding one’s way. A close cousin of mentoring, coaching and case-management, providing individuals with navigators who are focused … Continue reading


Tapping into Youth Expertise

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By Nicole Yohalem, Director, Road Map Project Opportunity Youth Initiative Nov. 21, 2013 In the past few weeks, I’ve had several good reminders of a simple fact that somehow is easy to forget:  Young people are themselves deep experts on … Continue reading


Opportunity Youth: Let’s Seize the Moment

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By Nicole Yohalem, Director, Road Map Project Opportunity Youth Initiative Oct. 22, 2013 Is this just new social policy jargon, or does the opportunity youth movement that is gaining momentum nationally represent a game-changing moment for young people in this … Continue reading


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