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Fighting For A Future: Millennials Tackle Criminal Justice Reform

Young people are on the front lines of advocating for criminal justice reform — but while their activism is often seen, their policy proposals are not always heard.

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Fighting For A Future: Millennials Tackle Criminal Justice Reform In Dallas, TX

It is clear that young people in Dallas are determined to make progress on criminal justice reform, both from working within the system, and working outside it on the grassroots level.

New Overtime Rule Will Benefit 4.5 Million Millennial Workers

The U.S. Department of Labor’s overtime rule is poised to strengthen the middle class, drive economic growth, and provide fairer pay for 12.5 million workers, including 4.5 million Millennials.

Fighting For A Future: Millennials Tackle Criminal Justice Reform In Phoenix, AZ

On November 19, 2015, Generation Progress hosted its third Millennial criminal justice roundtable in Phoenix, AZ.

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.

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