Press Releases

Youth Unemployment at 14.5% in November

Contact: David Pasch (202) 230-7947 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 5, 2014 Youth Unemployment at 14.5% in November Generation Opportunity releases monthly Millennial Jobs Report Washington, DC – (12/5/14) – Generation Opportunity, a national, non-partisan youth advocacy organization, is announcing its Millennial Jobs Report for November 2014. The data is non-seasonally adjusted (NSA) and is specific […]

Generation Opportunity Remarks On Administration’s “Summit on College Opportunity”

Contact: Rebecca Coffman (202) 538-9953 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 4, 2014 Generation Opportunity Remarks On Administration’s “Summit on College Opportunity” Washington, DC – (12/4/14) – This morning, President Obama hosted a “Summit on College Opportunity” with the intention of “encourag[ing] college attendance,” focusing on “supporting colleges to work together to dramatically improve persistence and increase college […]

GenOpp Announces New Partnership with Brigade

Contact: Rebecca Coffman (202) 538-9953 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 19, 2014 GenOpp Announces New Partnership with Brigade Washington, DC – (11/19/14) – Today, Generation Opportunity is announcing an exciting new partnership with Brigade, a voter-engagement-focused startup led by Sean Parker, founding President of Facebook. GenOpp is proud to be working with this diverse team of Silicon Valley’s […]

Dead…for now

Contact: Rebecca Coffman (202) 538-9953 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2014 GenOpp Responds To House Leadership Push To Kill Internet Sales Tax Washington, DC – (11/10/14) – The Internet Sales Tax is effectively dead for now, thanks to Speaker John Boehner of the U.S. House of Representatives. According to his spokesman, the Internet Sales Tax – […]

Mark Warner Almost Lost – And Young Virginians Are The Reason Why

Contact: Rebecca Coffman (202) 538-9953 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2014 Mark Warner Almost Lost – And Young Virginians Are The Reason Why Virginia’s 18-29 year-olds swung 34 points toward the GOP from 2008 Arlington, VA – (11/10/14) – Republican candidate Ed Gillespie conceded the Virginia Senate race last Friday to incumbent Democratic Senator Mark Warner […]

Tom Cotton Heads to the Senate Thanks to Young Voters

Contact: Kristina Baum 202.570.9301 kbaum@genopp.org For Immediate Release November 07, 2014 Tom Cotton Heads to the Senate Thanks to Young Voters Youth vote propels inspiring young candidate in one of the nation’s most closely-watched races Little Rock, AR – (11/7/2014) – Young people in Arkansas came to the polls on Tuesday with a loud message […]

Youth Unemployment at 14.7%

Contact: David Pasch (202) 230-7947 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 7, 2014 14.7% of Young People Out of Work in October Generation Opportunity releases monthly Millennial Jobs Report Washington, DC – (11/7/14) – Generation Opportunity, a national, non-partisan youth advocacy organization, is announcing its Millennial Jobs Report for October 2014. The data is non-seasonally adjusted (NSA) […]

Alaska’s Young People Turn Out in Big Numbers – and Most Choose Freedom

Contact: Kristina Baum 202.570.9301 kbaum@genopp.org For Immediate Release November 6, 2014 Alaska’s Young People Turn Out in Big Numbers – and Most Choose Freedom Young Alaskans made up 19% of the electorate and the majority voted for Republicans Anchorage, AK – (11/6/2014) – Young people in Alaska have sent a resounding message to Washington politicians: […]

Young Voters In Michigan Increasingly Choose Freedom

Contact: Rebecca Coffman (202) 538-9953 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 5, 2014 Young Voters In Michigan Increasingly Choose Freedom Exit Polls Show Millennials Echoing National Trends  Detroit, MI – (11/5/14) – Despite the loss of Republican Terri Lynn Land in the bid for Michigan’s Senate seat, one thing is increasingly clear in the state: more and more […]

Young People To Washington: Get Out Of Our Way

Contact: David Pasch (202) 230-9747 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 5, 2014 Young People To Washington: Get Out Of Our Way Washington, DC – (11/5/14) – Republicans made historic Congressional gains last night – regaining a majority in the U.S. Senate, winning gubernatorial contests in several states, and adding to their majority in the U.S. House of […]