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Citi to Help Unemployed Youth? Oh, the Irony!

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 06.11.2014 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Here's a story that resonates with so many layers of bitter irony that it's hard to know where to begin. So we'll start with the headline: "Citi Foundation to Help Teens Find 'Pathways to Progress.'"

Even More 20-Somethings Live With Mom And Dad Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.21.2013 | Business

The generation that came of age during the Great Recession is still having trouble becoming financially independent and moving away from home, accordi...

8 Survival Tips for Being Broke and Jobless in NYC

Lisa Bernier | Posted 01.16.2013 | New York
Lisa Bernier

We've all been there: recent college grad, can't find a job, or had an entry-level job and lost it due to cut backs. Never fear, all you unemployed urban tenderfoots. Here is a list of eight tips to survive.

25 Cities That Are Failing Black Teens And Young Adults

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 11.19.2012 | Black Voices

Getting teens to disconnect may sound like a noble effort in these technology-driven times, but for social scientists like Sarah Burd-Sharps, being di...

One in Six Million: My Story from the Edge of 'Disconnection"

Torres Hughes | Posted 07.23.2012 | College
Torres Hughes

With increasing news coverage of the slaughter of young African American men in America's streets, it seems our lives are under siege.

London's Calling, But Are We Listening?

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 10.12.2011 | Black Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

What is happening in Britain today, like what happened in France in 2005 and 2007, and in Israel with some of its largest demonstrations focused on growing economic insecurity, can serve as a warning to the United States.

World Leaders Must Address Global Youth Employment Crisis

Martti Ahtisaari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martti Ahtisaari

Thirty percent of young people in North Africa and close to 40 percent in some Middle East countries can't find work. Contrast this with an 18 percent unemployment rate for youth in the U.S. and you see the enormity of the problem.

Retirees Replacing Teen Workers in Low-Wage Jobs

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David R. Jones, Esq.

Employers are gravitating towards workers over 65 for very good reasons. But what may be good for employers may be seriously bad for the city and nation.

UK Leads World In Underage Drinking | Owen Bowcott | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UK's levels of teenage pregnancy, drunkenness and unemployment are among highest out of 30 countries...