More Than Pocket Money
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More Than Pocket Money

Why the Surge in Youth Unemployment Should Concern Us All

Posted: Nov. 4, 2020
Organization(s): Urban Alliance

Young people are a vital driver of the U.S. economy and should be a key part of the rebuilding process for business leaders, argues this report from the Urban Alliance. By overlooking or discounting young people, the nation risks further damage to the current and future labor market and undermining chances of realizing greater equity and shared prosperity in the decades ahead. The report lays out several immediate steps that employers can take to stem the growing opportunity gap for today’s youth.