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  • Young People Have a Stake in the Future of the Economy

    Center for American Progress - 10/06/2011

    The reality of the 2010 poverty data shows that Millennials are among the most highly affected—in the short term and long term—by public policy’s failure to protect America’s future generations. Data shows that the unemployment rate for people between the ages of 16 and 24 was an astonishing 18.4 percent in 2010. The number of young people living with their parents and contributing to doubled-up households hit 21.8 million in the 2010 Census, compared to to 19.7 million in 2007. Numbers like these make it clear that Millennials have a vested interest in the current political debates about our economy taking place around the country.

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