“Six years out of the Great Recession, national headlines say our economy’s recovering (hundreds of thousands of jobs were added last past month). Yet my generation of Millennials — the most diverse of any age group — faces a far different economic landscape. Last month, the national unemployment rate was 5.5 percent for adults overall and nearly forty percent higher for 18 to 34 year-olds. It’s even worse for young adults of color. Young black adults face an unemployment rate that’s roughly twice as high as their white peers. This gap is upsetting, and the voices of so many young adults who are struggling need to be heard for lawmakers to take action.” Read more at emPower Magazine by clicking here.