Karen Pittman Joins 4-H Opportunity4All Youth Forum
August 5, 2020
After the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, 4-H launched the Opportunity4All campaign, an initiative to eliminate inequities for kids in America. As part of this, they set to mobilize 10 million young people – their diverse voices and innovative actions – to be part of the discussion to create solutions to the educational, economic and health issues that create opportunity gaps. In addition, the Opportunity4All pledge rallys the support of parents, 4‑H alumni, influencers as well as corporate and nonprofit partners across all sectors to share their commitment to ensuring all kids have access to learning resources, experiences and social-emotional support they need to thrive.
Karen Pittman was invited by 4-H to join the Opportunity4all Virtual Forum, kickstarting an important conversation on the need for creating access, equity, and mobility for America’s youth. Karen joined Jennifer Sirangelo, Dr. Dan Gordon, and Dana Bolden for the discussion.
In the discussion, 4-H shared their White Paper, Beyond the Gap: How America Can Address the Widening Opportunity Gap Facing Young People