The Nation asked leading youth organizers to suggest specific ways the Obama administration could help them mobilize the most diverse and socially progressive generation.
Young people have lost 2.5 million jobs to the crisis, making them the hardest-hit age group.
A group of twentysomethings from San Francisco took an unlikely path to jobs within the Obama administration.
Suemedha Sood You voted, now what? First, identify what issue burns you in
your belly, Berkley suggests.
Jamilah King You voted. Now what? Look in your own backyard to find an issue close to your community.
Now that they've shown their power at the polls, young voters are channeling their energy into a green economy.
In state after state, the number of new voters has swelled like never before. They're mostly under 30 and solidly backing Barack Obama.
Young voters could be the key to victory for Obama and Democratic Congressional candidates. Here's how they're changing the electoral map.
Three years after Hurricane Katrina, Tulane University thrives, due in part to its revamped commitment to community.
Thousands of young activists are poised to protest at the Democratic and Republican conventions. In the age of Obama, is street protest still relevant?