Young People

Men and women with associate’s degrees have not made earnings gains in the past 20 years. Men’s earnings dropped 4%, and women’s 1%.
11/01/2011
Data Byte
Young men with a high school education earn $10,000 less today than they did in 1980.  Young women earn $2,500 less.
11/01/2011
Data Byte
Racial gaps have not vanished. African American and Latino full-time workers make just 75% and 68%, respectively, of the earnings of whites.
11/01/2011
Data Byte
Post-9/11 veterans enlisted knowing that they would likely see active duty, and many of them did: since 9/11, more than 2.2 million Americans have been deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan. Unfortunately, our nation has not rewarded their service with economic opportunity and stability. In fact, the...
11/01/2011
Data Byte
Young men without a high school diploma saw a 28% drop in earnings since 1980. Young women’s earnings also lost ground, dropping 8 percent.
11/01/2011
Data Byte
The share of all women with children in the workforce grew over the past 30 years, but it rose fastest for women with young children.
11/01/2011
Data Byte
Earnings for young men have fallen over the past 30 years, while young women’s have risen. The gender gap has closed, in part because of higher education levels of women.
11/01/2011
Data Byte
These stories are a cross section of the experiences of young people entering adulthood in a time of uncertainty, as relayed to Young Invincibles by the young people themselves.   These stories reach through the data to reveal the real, human impact of recent economic trends.  Their...
11/01/2011
Publication
WHERE: The Murphy Institute CUNY 25 W. 43rd St., 18th Flr. New York, NY 10036 Opening Speaker Isham Christie, Organizer, Occupy Wall Street; Alumnus, New York Union Semester   Panel 1: Coming of Age in  a Failed Economy David Pedulla, doctoral student, Dept. of Sociology,...
10/28/2011
Event
NEW YORK— On Wednesday, November 2, policy center Demos and youth advocacy organization Young Invincibles will release a new report revealing the profound economic challenges facing America’s young people – and how these challenges threaten the future of the middle class. “The State of Young...
10/27/2011
Press Release
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