Avoiding a Lost Generation Calls for Immediate Job Solutions

Approximately 25% of teens and 40% of African American youth are unemployed in the US, putting them at a disadvantage for long-term job success, but policy focusing on short-term job solutions may minimize the impact of the Great Recession on young workers.  Read Urban Institute Fellow, Dr. Harry Holzer’s testimony before U.S. Congress on unemployed youth. 08/03/2010