Middle-Out for Millennials: Creating Jobs for Young People

Source: Sarah Ayres and Molly Dillon, Center for American Progress, November 4, 2013

From the introduction:
…In this brief, we discuss policies that Congress can enact now to put young Americans to work. Lawmakers can boost jobs for this generation by expanding national service opportunities, which give workers experience serving their communities; by implementing a summer jobs program such as the one in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which successfully created jobs for hundreds of thousands of teens and young adults in 2009 and 2010; and by investing in broad-based job creation that reduces our overall unemployment rate and hastens the economic recovery….