#Fix Young America: How to Rebuild Our Economy and Put Young Americans Back To Work (for Good)

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Our government is being strangled by partisan politics, youth employment is at a 60-year low, and student loan debt has surpassed $1 trillion—and yet young Americans are starting businesses in record numbers, all over the United States. If we want Millennials (and future generations) to survive and thrive in the new economy, then we need to funnel this entrepreneurial energy into something positive, or risk turning the Millennial generation into a lost generation. The solutions in this book represent the ...

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Overview

Our government is being strangled by partisan politics, youth employment is at a 60-year low, and student loan debt has surpassed $1 trillion—and yet young Americans are starting businesses in record numbers, all over the United States. If we want Millennials (and future generations) to survive and thrive in the new economy, then we need to funnel this entrepreneurial energy into something positive, or risk turning the Millennial generation into a lost generation. The solutions in this book represent the beginning of an important conversation about how to support and foster the real leaders of tomorrow.

From policy ideas and educational programs, to private sector solutions and philanthropic activities, #FixYoungAmerica provides best practices and tangible solutions for solving the epidemic of youth unemployment—straight from the individuals and organizations that are already in the trenches, working to rebuild an entrepreneurial America right now.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599323251
  • Publisher: Advantage Media Group
  • Publication date: 5/6/2012
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Includes solutions by:

Junior Achievement
Babson College
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship
College Hunks Hauling Junk
Venture for America
Codecademy
Indiegogo
Congressman Patrick McHenry

… and dozens of other organizations and leaders.

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