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.

  • Uganda: Uganda: Events of 2015 - ReliefWeb
    ... another group, the Jobless Brotherhood ... was opposing government programs and recruiting young people into ... a legal basis for ...
    02/1/2016 - 4:41 am | View Link
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  • Young People Are Poorer, Jobless, and Believe That the American Dream Is Dead
    Generation Opportunity, a conservative/libertarian advocacy group primarily funded by the billionaire ... opportunity has contributed to the doubling of poverty levels among young people to 16 percent in 2013, compared with the 8 percent experienced ...
    01/12/2016 - 5:22 am | View Link
  • NCOSS calls for urgent action to address youth jobless rates
    A peak North Coast social advocacy group is urging the Federal Government to reintroduce support services for young unemployed people. The Northern Rivers Social Development Council (NCOSS) said legislation to make unemployed youth wait six months to be ...
    02/17/2015 - 10:37 am | View Link
  • 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." "It's been tough the last few ...
    07/14/2014 - 5:35 pm | View Link
  • Roundtable on youth unemployment discusses how closing skills gap could lower jobless rates
    The Washington, D.C.-based youth unemployment advocacy group ... 72 percent of young adults 20 to 24 were working; but by 2011 it was only 61 percent. As a small business owner, Nichelle McCall is committed to hiring young people. She is CEO and Founder ...
    03/15/2014 - 12:14 am | View Link
  • Young, jobless most likely to smoke–study
    MANILA, Philippines—Citing a study conducted in the United Kingdom that showed that young, jobless people were twice as likely to smoke as those who were employed, a Quezon City-based health advocacy group called on Congress Thursday to enact a law ...
    10/3/2013 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Nonprofit Groups Sprout to Give Voice to Young and Jobless
    Two new nonprofit groups are ramping up advocacy efforts on behalf of young adults and ... is conducting roundtables in more than 20 states bringing together young people, Occupy Wall Street protesters, community leaders, and entrepreneurs.
    05/10/2012 - 3:31 am | View Link
  • Study: Young Black & Hispanic men likely to end up jobless, imprisoned or dead
    Fifty-one percent of Hispanic male high school graduates ages 15-24 and 45 percent of African-American males in that category will end up unemployed, incarcerated or dead, according to a study issued this week by the College Board’s Advocacy & Policy Center.
    06/27/2011 - 4:16 am | View Link
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    02/10/2016 - 9:29 pm | View Website
  • Peace Child International
    Peace Child International is a charitable organisation working to improve jobs and livelihoods for young people around the world through youth empowerment.
    02/10/2016 - 11:13 am | View Website
  • Generation Jobless (2014)
    There was a time when a University degree assured you a of good job, good pay and a comfortable life. Not any more. Today, the unemployment rate for young people in ...
    02/10/2016 - 6:48 am | View Website
  • Youth employment
    A key part of our campaign is an enewsletter, the Youth Unemployment Monitor. The Monitor is a useful source of information and policy analysis.
    02/9/2016 - 10:42 pm | View Website
  • First Focus
    50+ Children’s Groups to President Obama: Stop the Raids. First Focus | January 21, 2016 | Letters and Correspondences . First Focus led this sign-on letter to ...
    02/9/2016 - 9:51 pm | View Website
  • Maya Keyes
    Maya Jeane Marcel-Keyes (born May 23, 1985) is an American social and political activist and daughter of Alan Keyes, a candidate for the 2008 Republican presidential ...
    02/4/2016 - 12:18 pm | View Website
  • Should We Redesign Capitalism to Address Our Jobless ...
    “There are more net jobs in the world today than ever before, after hundreds of years of technological innovation and hundreds of years of people ...
    07/20/2015 - 1:24 pm | View Website
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