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Oct 22, 2013, 13:31 ET Generation Opportunity to Award CGI Federal with Prestigious Youth Defender Award

Firm behind HealthCare.gov is recognized for helping millions of young people Opt Out of Obamacare Generation Opportunity is proud to announce...


Jul 05, 2013, 09:32 ET Millennial Jobs Report: Youth Unemployment at 16.1 percent in June

Opportunities remain scarce for young people after years of debt-fueled government spending  Generation Opportunity, a national,...


Jun 17, 2013, 11:35 ET Youth Advocacy Group Comments on Today's CNN Poll Showing Drop in Young Adult Support for Obama

 Generation Opportunity President Evan Feinberg issued the following statement in response to the CNN/ORC Poll released this morning: "This...


Jun 07, 2013, 09:29 ET 16.1 Percent of Young People Out of Work in May

Generation Opportunity, a national, non-partisan youth advocacy organization, is announcing its Millennial Jobs Report for May...


Jun 06, 2013, 13:17 ET Facing Mounting Pressure from Youth Activists, Congress Kills Internet Tax

 House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), who was Facebook bombed by over 3,000 young activists in recent days, announced this morning...


May 03, 2013, 09:36 ET 16.1 Percent of Young People Out of Work in April

Youth unemployment at the highest sustained level since World War II  Generation Opportunity, a national, non-partisan youth...


Apr 18, 2013, 04:30 ET Tax Freedom Day: Four Months of Stolen Opportunity

"Our spending woes mean young Americans will spend most of their lives laboring to pay off past debts and promises rather than creating new...


Apr 05, 2013, 10:13 ET 16.2% Effective Youth Unemployment Rate

Opportunities remain scarce for young people after years of debt-fueled government spending  Generation Opportunity, a national,...


Mar 14, 2013, 04:30 ET 'Millennial Madness' Campaign to Take Action on Youth Unemployment

Generation Opportunity to engage thousands of youth at CPAC 2013, offer solutions including free professional resume consultations...


Mar 08, 2013, 10:31 ET Millennial Jobs Report: Youth Unemployment at 12.5 Percent in March

Opportunities remain scarce for young people after years of debt-fueled government spending  Generation Opportunity, a national,...


Feb 12, 2013, 23:09 ET State of the Union Address: Young People Are Screwed

President Barack Obama delivered the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress tonight, outlining an agenda that will continue to...


Feb 01, 2013, 09:57 ET Millennial Jobs Report: Youth Unemployment Reaches 13.1 Percent

As U.S. economy shrinks, Generation Opportunity asks Millennials to take action by sharing their youth unemployment stories on social media...


Jan 28, 2013, 09:03 ET Expanding Opportunity Through School Choice

Generation Opportunity is a proud partner of National School Choice Week  Generation Opportunity, the nation's leading youth advocacy...


Jan 18, 2013, 11:40 ET Millennials Ask Obama to Think of Young Adults as Inauguration Looms

Generation Opportunity: Millennials look to Washington, President Obama for results after four years of economic devastation President...


Jan 04, 2013, 09:49 ET December's Millennial Jobs Report: Youth Unemployment at 11.5 Percent

Real job opportunities elude young adults in 2012 as seasonal hiring keeps unemployment rate artificially low   Generation...


Dec 13, 2012, 14:46 ET Millennials Support Reduced Spending to Avoid Fiscal Cliff

65 percent of Millennials prefer spending cuts to higher taxes  As Congress and the President continue their negotiations on an...


Dec 07, 2012, 11:12 ET Millennial Jobs Report: Youth Unemployment at 10.9 Percent

First November jobs report after election reveals real opportunities remain scarce for Millennials   Generation...


Nov 29, 2012, 06:00 ET 2012 Presidential Race: Stunning Results for Young Americans

 Generation Opportunity, the nation's largest social media and grassroots organization connecting with 18-29 year olds, released data and...


Nov 27, 2012, 08:00 ET 2012 Election Analysis: Young Voters Defy Conventional Wisdom

Young Voters showed an historic 11-point swing away from President Obama in 2012 Election, only demographic to distance itself from the...


Nov 15, 2012, 19:11 ET Top 3 Things to Know About Young Voters and the 2012 Election

Young Americans showed an historic 11-point swing away from President Obama, only demographic to distance itself from the President at that...


Nov 07, 2012, 16:49 ET Statement by Generation Opportunity President Paul T. Conway on Last Night's Election Results

 Generation Opportunity President Paul T. Conway, former Chief of Staff of the United States Department of Labor under Secretary Elaine L....


Nov 06, 2012, 17:53 ET GOTV Efforts Show Young Adults Abandoning President Obama

Generation Opportunity GOTV Effort Focuses on Over 4 Million Followers  Generation Opportunity continued its national social media...


Nov 06, 2012, 04:30 ET GOTV Effort Focuses on Over 4 Million Young Adults Nationwide

As Millennial Unemployment Climbs to 12%, Millions Urged to GO Vote Generation Opportunity continued its national social media and...


Nov 05, 2012, 22:23 ET 81 Percent of Florida Young Women Delay Major Life Decisions Due to Poor Economy

75 percent plan to vote in the Presidential Election  Generation Opportunity today released data specifically on young women from...


Nov 04, 2012, 19:10 ET Top Presidential Campaign Issue for Florida's Independent Young Adults: Jobs

Facebook and Text Messages Seen as Most Effective GOTV Reminders  Generation Opportunity today released data specifically on...