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New America NYC: Minimum Rage

Generation Y and Not Making it in the New Economy

In collaboration with GOOD magazine

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Millennials are the first downwardly mobile generation in decades, staring down a host of economic challenges--student debt, the rise of low-wage jobs, and the ballooning cost of tuition, food, and rent. Media regularly serve up sobering statistics about twentysomethings, while Occupy Wall Street struggles to stay on message. How will the Great Recession affect Millennials longterm? And do they have what it takes to fight back?

Join Slate's Moneybox columnist Matt Yglesias, GOOD's associate editor and writer Nona Willis Aronowitz, comedian and service worker Sue Smith, and Talisa Erazo of Retail Action Project for a forward-thinking look at how the next generation will shape their financial future.



Moneybox Columnist for Slate


Retail Worker and President of the Retail Action Project's Board of Directors


Server and Comedian


Associate Editor and Writer for GOOD

Event Time and Location

Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:15pm
New America NYC
199 Lafayette Street Suite 3B
New York, NY 10012

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