Income-driven repayment plans have one major flaw: the need to annually reapply each year.
Over the past few months, states and municipalities have taken action on behalf of student loan borrowers, introducing and passing many of the policies suggested in Generation Progress' report released earlier this year.
The unemployment rates for both youth aged 16-24 and all workers 16 and older remained largely unchanged in July, while the economy added 255,000 jobs—slightly less than the 287,000 jobs added in June, but still indicating positive job growth.
From the conditions that lead to gun ownership to an overview of the most recent gun violence prevention bills and how they shape the who and what of guns, here's what you need to get involved in the fight against gun violence.
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.
Thousands of federal student loan borrowers across the nation now have the opportunity to air their grievances and seek redress through the Department of Education’s recently released federal student aid complaint system. By opening up a new avenue of communication between the Department of ...
In June, the economy rebounded from a worrisome May, adding 287,000 jobs (compared to just 38,000 jobs added in May). Still, the unemployment rates increased slightly: the national unemployment rate rose to 4.9 percent, and the youth unemployment rate (measuring those aged 16-24) climbed to 10.7 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
On November 19, 2015, Generation Progress hosted its third Millennial criminal justice roundtable in Phoenix, AZ.
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.