Our Beginning

Maricopa County Is Home To An Estimated 75,000 Youth Ages 16-24 Who Are Neither In School Nor Working. Across The County, 13.6% Of Youth Are Disengaged From School And Work, Compared With 14% In The State Of Arizona And 12.3% Nationally.


Our Vision

All youth will be successful and on track in education, career and life.

Our Mission

We harness the power of cross-sector collaboration to create a comprehensive system of opportunity that reengages the Valley’s disconnected youth.

Our Goal

  • By 2020, we will achieve an 11% Opportunity Youth rate in Maricopa County

  • By 2030, we will achieve a 7% Opportunity Youth rate in Maricopa County

  • Improve positive image of Opportunity Youth among employers, funders, and the broader society