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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?

The future of the Republican brand rests in the text message happy hands of young America--which should scare the living daylights out of John McCain.

Teens getting pregnant: bad. Teens having babies: good. If this makes no sense, wake up and smell the Enfamil: it's 2008!

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Students at Columbia and Penn are unfazed by warnings to not discuss or link to WikiLeaks on social networking sites.

December 14, 2010

The supposed heart of British democracy has become a searing wound of rage and retribution.

December 10, 2010

 Young Invincibles pushes back against the movement to roll back health care legislation.

December 1, 2010

Up to three $100,000 prizes will honor young innovators, organizations advancing positive social change

November 30, 2010

The recent campus mobilization at Yale is only the latest student effort to organize around and impact the safety of local residents.

November 15, 2010

Canadian students, sex workers and researchers respond to UK study on students' willingness to consider sex work.

November 15, 2010

The Think 2040 project wants to know your policy priorities so our generation can start shaping the agenda for the coming decades.

November 10, 2010

 Over the four decades since the voting age was lowered to 18, has anything been put into place to support ongoing youth voting? 

November 5, 2010

National exit polls of more than 17,000 voters show a remarkable trend: adults age 18–29 voted against the Republican Tsunami by sixteen points (56–40). Younger adults age 18–24 were even more progressive, voting against Republicans by nineteen points (58-39).

November 3, 2010

Michelle Obama rallies crowd of 3,500 at UPenn

November 2, 2010