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Connect, Learn, and Collaborate

The Retail Opportunity Network is a community of leaders focused on upskilling and learning, job success, and economic mobility for all people working in frontline roles across America.

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Systems Change Demands Collaboration

The RON brings together systems change leaders to dismantle barriers to economic mobility and opportunity for the 44 million Americans working in the retail and service sectors. The community is committed to sharing, learning, and working together.

We are focused on 6 areas:

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Employer Practice Change

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Changing Nature of Work

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Upskilling and Lifelong Learning

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Technology Solutions for Adult Learners

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Racial and Gender Equity

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Frontline Worker Experience


Actionable Research & Tools

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Interested in learning more about the RON or sharing about your work?
We’d love to hear from you!

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