The GenForward Survey is the first of its kind—a nationally representative survey of over 1750 young adults ages 18-30 conducted monthly that pays special attention to how race and ethnicity shape how respondents experience and think about the world. …
– About half of young African Americans report being discriminated against on the job market or in the
– Among young people, there are differing beliefs about how race and ethnicity impact their chance to succeed economically. ….
– Women report experiencing more gender discrimination then men, but the gender gap varies by race and ethnicity. ….
– Majorities of men and women in each racial and ethnic group believe men have an advantage in the economy. ….
– Most young adults, across all races and ethnicities, believe people from wealthy families have an economic advantage. ….
Young People Speak Out about the 2016 Campaign and their Economic Futures
Source: Cathy J. Cohen, Matthew D. Luttig, and Jon C. Rogowski, Survey of the Black Youth Project at the University of Chicago with the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, September 2016
A summary of key findings from the first-of-its-kind monthly survey of racially and ethnically diverse young adults