Welcoming YI’s new Executive Director!

Young Invincibles is proud to announce our newest Executive Director, Kristin McGuire!

At a moment in our shared history where young people are harnessing their collective voice, marching in the streets to demand change, and asking for their rightful seat at the table – we are so excited that Kristin will help lead that fight across the country.

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Young people are fighting for a world free of racism and violence

“Violence against communities of color has defined this nation for too long. Young people want change, and they’re going to fight like hell until they have it. We stand with Minneapolis, with our neighbors of color, and with the nation’s young people.

Read a statement from our Executive Director, Rachel Fleischer.

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How Homelessness Impacts College Success in New York City

New York City is in the midst of an educational crisis: the increasing share of students experiencing homelessness. Today, one out of every ten students enrolled in New York City’s public schools lacks a reliable, safe place to sleep at night, while 14 percent of CUNY students face homelessness while enrolled in classes. Young Invincibles spoke with more than 60 young adults across New York City. Our report examines the barriers these young people outlined, along with insights from leading researchers, service providers, and government officials. We also share recommendations for addressing the growing crisis of college student homelessness. 

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The Financial Health of Young America

Millennials, members of a generation that came of age during one of the greatest economic downturns in our nation’s history, have experienced unique financial hardships that have threatened their economic security and hindered their ability to start independent adult lives. This report compares the financial health of young Americans in 1989 to today’s young adults, revealing major declines across five key factors – income, assets, net wealth, home ownership, and retirement savings. The findings show that Boomers had higher incomes, higher rates of home ownership, and twice the net assets that Millennials have today.

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Young Invincibles takes on our generation's most pressing economic issues.

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