Press Releases

Bipartisan Panel Agrees That Washington Must Earn The Trust Of The Millennial Generation

Reps. Tulsi Gabbard and Will Hurd both say Congress must do more to engage young voters Austin, TX – (3/16/15) – Generation Opportunity, a national, non-partisan youth advocacy organization, hosted a bipartisan discussion at this week’s South by Southwest Interactive Festival. Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle agreed that Washington must begin taking concrete […]

Update: Hurd to join Gabbard, Feinberg on GenOpp SXSW Pannel

Contact: Rebecca Coffman (202) 538-9953 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2015 Update: Rep. Hurd to Join GenOpp SXSW Panel Austin, TX – (3/14/15) – Generation Opportunity’s bipartisan “Millennials: The Unstoppable Force” panel at SXSW has been updated to include Rep. William Hurd (TX-23), who will join Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) onstage with moderator GenOpp President […]

Reps. Aaron Schock, Tulsi Gabbard join GenOpp at SXSW

Contact: Rebecca Coffman (202) 538-9953 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2015 Reps. Aaron Schock, Tulsi Gabbard join GenOpp at SXSW Bipartisan panel to focus on Millennial issues Austin, TX – (3/13/15) – National youth advocacy organization Generation Opportunity is proud to announce participation in South by Southwest Interactive Festival 2015 via a bipartisan panel called […]

GENOPP NC SUPPORTS AMENDING CERTIFICATE-OF-NEED LAWS

Contact: Rebecca Coffman (202) 538-9953 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 11, 2015 GenOpp NC Supports Amending Certificate-of-Need Laws “Anachronistic, inefficient CON laws inhibit real innovation.” (Raleigh, NC) – 3/11/15 – Today, the North Carolina state legislature is rolling out a bipartisan bill which aims to amend the current Certificate-of-Need (CON) laws in the state, sponsored by […]

14% of Young People Out of Work in February

Contact: Rebecca Coffman 202.538.9953 Email For Immediate Release March 6, 2015 14% of Young People Out of Work in February Generation Opportunity releases monthly Millennial Jobs Report Washington, DC – (3/6/15) – Generation Opportunity, a national, non-partisan youth advocacy organization, is announcing its Millennial Jobs Report for February 2015. The data is non-seasonally adjusted (NSA) […]

GenOpp Criminal Justice Reform Remarks at CPAC 2015

Contact: Rebecca Coffman (202) 538-9953 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2015 Focusing how criminal justice reform is essential to helping and reaching communities of color, GenOpp Director of Outreach Patrice Lee gave the following remarks at CPAC 2015’s “Content of Your Character: Conservatives Look Deeper” panel on Saturday, February 28, 2015:  “I’m from a tiny British island of about 40 […]

GenOpp Statement Opposing FCC Internet Regulations

Contact: Rebecca Foffman (202) 538-9953 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2015 GenOpp Statement Opposing FCC Internet Regulations President Evan Feinberg: “The stakes are high.” Washington, DC – (2/26/15) – Today, the Federal Communications Commission will vote to regulate Internet Service Providers as public utilities under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934. These regulations would […]

GenOpp Response to Holder’s CJR Remarks

Contact: Rebecca Coffman (202) 538-9953 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 17, 2015 GenOpp Response to Holder’s CJR Remarks Our generation is encouraged that Holder is focusing on the criminal justice system today, but we have some serious concerns: significant challenges remain, especially regarding mandatory sentencing. Generation Opportunity President Evan Feinberg released the following statement: “Today, U.S. […]

“The New Face of the Criminal Justice Movement”

Contact: Rebecca Coffman (202) 538-9953 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 13, 2015 “The New Face of the Criminal Justice Movement” Washington, DC – (2/13/15) – Last night, Generation Opportunity Institute kicked off its recently-announced criminal justice initiative with an event at the Newseum. GenOpp premiered “The Story of Weldon Angelos,” a mini-documentary which highlights the serious […]

Youth Unemployment at 14.2% in January

Contact: Rebecca Coffman (202) 538-9953 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2015 14.2% of Young People Out of Work in January Generation Opportunity releases monthly Millennial Jobs Report Washington, DC – (2/6/15) – Generation Opportunity, a national, non-partisan youth advocacy organization, is announcing its Millennial Jobs Report for January 2015. The data is non-seasonally adjusted (NSA) and […]