Reports, research, and youth-led policy solutions for a more just society
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 ...Read more »
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.
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.
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.
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.
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