For Jobless Young People, New Advocacy Groups

Two movements have sprouted to fight for this generation’s right to move out of the parental basement.

  • Wonkbook: Two weeks before recess, Congress still has a few key ... - Washington Post
    ... sometimes provided by advocacy groups. ... What that means: No jobless benefits ... The young adult homeownership may decline not because ...
    07/17/2014 - 9:54 am | View Link
  • Bank’s Call to U.S. Borrower Leads to Job, Not Foreclosure - Yahoo! Finance
    Bank's Call to U.S. Borrower Leads to Job Not Foreclosure - Atlanta Journal And Constitution
    07/16/2014 - 12:45 pm | View Link
  • HUFFPOST HILL - Huffington Post
    White House political director refuses to testify - USA Today
    07/16/2014 - 6:25 am | View Link
  • Jobless teens told to build connections - USA Today
    Progress, a nonprofit civil advocacy organization ... teenagers, young adults, would work at Playland or Target or Walmart. Now you see people ...
    07/14/2014 - 11:36 am | View Link
  • Carol Johnson - Memphis Daily News
    25. 2 Million Lose Jobless Benefits ... holiday season for people already ... Webb Brewer, director of advocacy at ... Issues Plague ...
    07/14/2014 - 9:38 am | View Link
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    The migrant crisis has turned our immigration debate into a border-security one.
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  • Wonkblog: Wonkbook: Two weeks before recess, Congress still has a few key policy battles
    Two weeks before recess, Congress is as gridlocked as ever.
    07/17/2014 - 9:08 am | View Link
  • Bank’s Call to U.S. Borrower Leads to Job, Not Foreclosure
    Out of full-time work for more than 18 months, Richard Smith wasn't eager to hear from his mortgage lender. Instead, bank representatives were telling the 59-year-old in Columbia, South Carolina, about a new job-help program that could be a benefit to both. "When I was laid off, my first thought was, ‘I'm almost 60, but with my experience, I shouldn't be out of work too long,'" said Smith, who ...
    07/17/2014 - 12:01 am | View Link
  • Uganda: Using Unemployed Youth as Pawns in Politics
    [Africa In Fact]Ugandan politicians are using the country's jobless young people as pawns to advance their own ambitions
    07/7/2014 - 11:07 am | View Link
  • No More Working for Peanuts: The State of the Intern
    Due to recent lawsuits, unpaid internships are under more scrutiny than ever -- but it will take more than litigation to change the system for the better, Wharton experts say.
    07/1/2014 - 2:14 pm | View Link
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  • Jobless teens told: Keep at it, build connections
    The Center for American Progress, a nonprofit civil advocacy organization ... "Back in the day ... teenagers, young adults, would work at Playland or Target or Walmart. Now you see people twice your age working there."
    07/14/2014 - 5:07 pm | View Link
  • The Young & the Jobless
    Meanwhile, the unemployment for 18-34 year-olds is 15 percent according to youth advocacy group Generation Opportunity ... between 2000 and 2013 only 4 million jobs were added. “Young people are the first to be let go by companies in a recession ...
    07/7/2014 - 8:59 pm | View Link
  • Charlotte's lower jobless rate doesn't tell millennials' story
    But a study from the Young Invincibles, a post-recession youth advocacy group, makes various calculations of lost tax revenue and additional social spending due to unemployed young people. It further argues that the generation called “millennials” are ...
    01/8/2014 - 12:39 am | View Link
  • The cost of jobless youth: $9 billion in lost taxes
    “Every year of historically high young adult unemployment means lower tax revenue ... compared with 5.9 percent for people 25 years old and over. While other think tanks and advocacy groups have studied how the lack of work for the millennial generation ...
    01/7/2014 - 3:55 pm | View Link
  • The Triangle's lower jobless rate doesn't tell millennials' story
    North Carolina is among the hardest-hit states in terms of unemployed young people, something that is costing the state ... a post-recession youth advocacy group. In total, the cumulative cost to state government here is $115 million, second only to ...
    01/7/2014 - 6:53 am | View Link
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  • Unemployment
    Unemployment (or joblessness) occurs when people are without work and actively seeking work. The unemployment rate is a measure of the prevalence of unemployment and ...
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  • Young Invincibles | Focusing on empowering Young Americans ...
    Young Invincibles is a national non-profit organization that focuses on empowering young Americans with information regarding healthcare, jobs, economic opportunity ...
    07/23/2014 - 1:24 pm | View Website
    Study on the impact of Non-Formal Education in youth organisations on young people’s employability. A study by the European Youth Forum in cooperation with the ...
    07/23/2014 - 11:30 am | View Website
  • Scott Gerber ~ Young Entrepreneur, Youth Unemployment ...
    Scott Gerber is an expert on youth entrepreneurship, youth unemployment in America, recent college grad unemployment and small business. He is a serial entrepreneur ...
    07/22/2014 - 11:41 pm | View Website
  • Youth Unemployment | National Youth Council of Ireland
    Read more about NYCI makes youth unemployment presentation to Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Social Protection and Education
    07/22/2014 - 11:24 am | View Website
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