New figures show county falls short on opportunity

January 12, 2017 — Yamika Herald

Where Washington’s opportunity is growing — and stalled

December 20, 2016 — The Seattle Times

Vermont #1, but nation’s ‘Opportunity Score’ stalls

December 14, 2016The Vermont Business Magazine

After Five Years of Progress, Nation’s Opportunity Score Stalls

December 13, 2016Yahoo Finance

American Opportunity Stalls: ‘We’re Not as Connected to Each Other’

December 13, 2016 — The Wall Street Journal

More Americans have jobs, yet inequality is increasing nationally

December 8, 2016The Huffington Post

The Power of Opportunity: An Interview with Alan Khazei

September 29, 2016The Huffington Post

2016 Summit precedes historic Census news; encouraging movement in Congress

September 29, 2016The Huffington Post

A picture worth examining

September 21, 2016 — Lagniappe Weekly

Retail and Opportunity

retailopp_thumbnailOpportunity Nation commissioned Measure of America to explore which factors, beyond wages, influence economic opportunity and long-term economic security for retail workers and the communities in which they live. The resulting paper, “Retail and Opportunity”, was an input to an Opportunity Nation issue brief called “RETAIL’S OPPORTUNITY: Exploring the Industry’s Impact on People and Places”. Past research on workers in the retail sector showed that individuals face many obstacles on the path to economic success. This research investigated how retail employment relates to broader community conditions and individual-level characteristics with the aim to answer three questions.

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