Press Releases

Generation Opportunity Hard at Work Engaging Young Alaskans

Contact: Kristina Baum 202.570.9301 kbaum@genopp.org For Immediate Release October 30, 2014 Generation Opportunity Hard at Work Engaging Young Alaskans Anchorage, AK – (10/30/14) – Generation Opportunity, a youth advocacy organization, has been hard at work engaging Millennials in Alaska, identifying, organizing, and mobilizing 18-34 year-olds on the critical issues facing our generation. GenOpp is proud […]

Generation Opportunity Engaging Thousands of Young People in Louisiana

Contact: Kristina Baum 202.570.9301 kbaum@genopp.org For Immediate Release October 30, 2014 Generation Opportunity Engaging Thousands of Young People in Louisiana  Baton Rouge, LA – (10/30/14) – Generation Opportunity, a youth advocacy organization, has been hard at work engaging Millennials in Louisiana over the past six months, identifying, organizing, and mobilizing 18-34 year-olds on the critical issues […]

Generation Opportunity Reaches Record Levels of Youth Engagement in North Carolina

Contact: Kristina Baum 202.570-9301 kbaum@genopp.org For Immediate Release October 29, 2014 Generation Opportunity Reaches Record Levels of Youth Engagement in North Carolina Raleigh, NC – (10/29/14) – Youth advocacy organization Generation Opportunity has reached record levels of engagement with young people in North Carolina over past six months. GenOpp staff and volunteers have been hard at […]

GenOpp Responds To New Harvard IOP Poll

Contact: Rebecca Coffman (202) 538-9953 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 29, 2014 GenOpp Responds To New Harvard IOP Poll No wonder Millennials are “up-for-grabs” Washington, DC – (10/29/14) – Today’s Harvard University Institute of Politics poll reveals that over half of the young Americans who will “definitely be voting” oppose Democratic control of Congress. The results show that […]

Spokesperson for GenOpp Discusses ‘Is The Affordable Care Act Working?’

Contact: Kristina Baum 202.570.9301 kbaum@genopp.org For Immediate Release October 28, 2014  Generation Opportunity Spokesperson on “Is The Affordable Care Act Working?” Washington, DC – (10/28/14)  Following the publication of Margot Sanger-Katz’s piece in the New York Times, there has been widespread coverage and discussion about the impacts of the ACA now that it has taken effect throughout the US. […]

GenOpp Responds To New Poll About American Dream

Contact: Rebecca Coffman (202) 538-9953 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2014 GenOpp Responds To New Poll About American Dream Most feel our generation is worse off Washington, DC – (10/24/14) – Yesterday, Fox News released a poll on how Americans view the American Dream, concluding that it’s “alive – for now.” Most of those polled say […]

Young People in North Carolina Would Swipe Left On Hagan’s Policies

Contact: Kristina Baum 202.570-9301 kbaum@genopp.org For Immediate Release October 21, 2014 Young People in North Carolina Would Swipe Left On Hagan’s Policies New GenOpp Digital Ad Highlights Hagan’s Pandering, Plays On Tinder Dating App Raleigh, NC – (10/21/14) –Generation Opportunityis releasing a new web ad in North Carolina today called “Pander.” The video is a play on the popular […]

New Louisiana Ad Highlights Senator Landrieu’s Record on Youth Unemployment

Contact: Kristina Baum (202) 570-9301 | kbaum@genopp.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2014 New Louisiana Ad Highlights Senator Landrieu’s Record on Youth Unemployment Generation Opportunity’s ad puts grassroots pressure on Senator Mary Landrieu to stop supporting policies that harm young people New Orleans, LA – (10/15/14) – Generation Opportunity, a youth advocacy organization promoting economic opportunity for […]

New GenOpp Web Ad Highlights How Obamacare Hurts Young Coloradans

Contact: Rebecca Coffman (202) 538-9953 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 14, 2014 New GenOpp Web Ad Highlights How Obamacare Hurts Young Coloradans Denver, CO – (10/14/13) – Youth advocacy organization Generation Opportunity is up with a new ad in Colorado, “Danielle’s Story,” which puts a face to the devastating effects the “Affordable” Care Act has on Millennials […]

Bruce Braley Trashes Young People

Contact: Rebecca Coffman (202) 538-9953 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 11, 2014 Bruce Braley Trashes Young People Des Moines, IA – (10/11/14) – Representative Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) made disparaging statements against Millennials, trashing our generation’s work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit. Braley, speaking to a group of manufacturers, told them that young entrepreneurs at Iowa start-ups are “sitting […]