The Devestating Impact of Recession on Young People

There are too many ways to slice this pie, so I want to be brief here. The U.S. Recession of 2007-2008-? has had and will continue to have devestating impacts on children and youth. Here’s an accounting of those ways:

And the list goes on. Barack has talked about promoting national service and building new schools, but those initiatives just aren’t enough. We need real commitment from our local, state and national leaders right now, and I’m simply not seeing it. 

Write in and tell me how you think this economic blackhole is going to affect young people.
Written by Adam Fletcher, this article was originally posted to http://commonaction.blogspot.com. Learn more at adamfletcher.net!
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