It's "your turn" to set the agenda and share your views about conversations taking place in our region, from a newly-announced plan to put Metro back on track to the state of the gubernatorial race in Virginia.
Teens have long sought summer jobs — to earn money, get some work experience and build a resume. But finding a job without prior experience has become tougher over the last few years as the economy has languished. Now, one in seven young adults ages 16 to 24 is neither working nor in school. We consider ways to engage these disconnected youth and ask whether the improving economy will increase opportunities for workers of all ages.
- Sarah Burd-Sharps Co-Director, Measure of America; co-author, two volumes of The Measure of America
- Marcia Huff Foster Care Campaign Manager, Young Women's Project
- Drew DeSilver senior writer, Pew Research Center
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