Press Releases

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 […]

Desperate :(

Contact: Rebecca Coffman (202) 538-9953 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 9, 2014 White House Uses Emojis To Con Millennials Into Bad Policy Desperate Washington, DC – (10/9/14)  – Earlier today the White House came out with a desperate new “economic pitch” for young people: emojis. Making its economic case to the youth of America, the administration launched a […]

Senator Mark Udall’s “Success” Fails Colorado Students

Contact: Rebecca Coffman (202) 538-9953 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 7, 2014 Senator Mark Udall’s “Success” Fails Colorado Students Denver, CO – (October 7, 2014) – More evidence that Obamacare continues to hurt Colorado’s youth: last week, the University of Colorado announced a new limit on the total number of hours a student may work per week on campus. […]

Youth Unemployment at 14.9% in September

Contact: David Pasch (202) 230-7947 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 3, 2014 Youth Unemployment at 14.9% in September Generation Opportunity releases monthly Millennial Jobs Report Washington, DC – (10/3/14) – Generation Opportunity, a national, non-partisan youth advocacy organization, is announcing its Millennial Jobs Report for September 2014. The data is non-seasonally adjusted (NSA) and is specific to 18-29 year olds: The […]

Millennials Are Getting Dunked By Obamacare

Contact: Rebecca Coffman (202) 538-9953 | Email FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2014 Millennials Are Getting Dunked By Obamacare New GenOpp Ad Highlights How Obamacare Hurts Young People WASHINGTON, DC – (10/1/14) – Today, Millennial advocacy organization Generation Opportunity is announcing a new ad, “Dunked,” which highlights how Obamacare disproportionately hurts young people. The ad will run for […]

If Peters’ Policies Were On Tinder, They Wouldn’t Match Young Michiganders

Contact: Rebecca Coffman 202.538.9953 Email For Immediate Release September 25, 2014 If Peters’ Policies Were On Tinder, They Wouldn’t Match Young Michiganders New GenOpp Web Ad Plays On Tinder App To Highlight Peters’ Pandering Detroit, MI – (9/25/14) – Generation Opportunity is releasing a new ad in Michigan today called “Pander,” which plays off of the […]