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Young Money: Job Growth Slows Sharply In May While Youth Unemployment Holds Steady

The economy added just 38,000 jobs in May, a steep decline from the 160,000 jobs added in April. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate fell 0.3 percentage points to 4.7 percent. The youth unemployment rate (which tracks people aged 16 to 24) remains twice as high as the overall unemployment rate: in ...

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Fighting For A Future: Millennials Tackle Criminal Justice Reform In Columbia, SC

Columbia was a fitting choice for the first stop on the roundtable tour considering the incidents that catapulted South Carolina to the forefront of the national conversation around criminal justice reform.

Youth Unemployment Rises Slightly In April, National Rate Holds Steady

The youth unemployment rate, which includes workers aged 16 to 24, rose to 10.8 percent from 10.4 percent in March, still falling well below the 2015 yearly average of 11.6 percent.

Millennial Families Are Waiting For Affordable Child Care Options

The lack of high-quality affordable child care is a huge barrier to attaining financial stability for Millennial families and young people thinking about starting a family. Working families need affordable, high-quality child care and our current system isn’t working, particularly for Millennials.

Fighting For A Future: Millennials Tackle Criminal Justice Reform In Baltimore, MD

Youth-led protests in Baltimore caught the attention of the entire country as people took note of the anger, passion, and conviction of those fighting for a better future.

FACT SHEET: Income-Driven Repayment Plans

Find out if you qualify to ease the burden of student debt repayment through Income-Driven Repayment Plans.

FLOWCHART: Income-Driven Repayment Plans

Use this chart to help decide which income-driven repayment plans you qualify for.

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