Katy Ricalde: Generation opportunity
Fight for the youth vote
- Duration 2:40
- Date May 21, 2012
Fight for the youth vote
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The national unemployment rate among young Americans it's 5% higher than the national average.
Now more than ever the millennial generation should be paying attention to let the candidates have to say.
America needs your talents and skills.
If we take the right course I am convinced we're gonna see a resurgence in the American economy that -- surprise the world.
And the -- opened new doors of opportunity for those who are prepared as you are.
Over four million jobs were created last year more than one million of those and the last six buffalo.
That does make a satisfied.
-- -- The race is not present don't that kicked off this when he twelve campaign -- youth rallies earlier this month.
And governor Romney recently gave the commencement address at Liberty University.
Both -- trying to win over the millennial generation.
As many as 44 million eligible voters -- about it helping -- -- six that.
But in the end it's going to come down to one important actor.
Really there -- number one thing that will determine.
Where this -- goes in 2012 is the creation of jobs and meaningful career.
Path opportunities things that people really want to do with their education investment really wanna do with their creativity and ingenuity.
Finally if the president generation opportunity.
Nonpartisan organization dedicated to engaging young voters.
-- not Amber's show that just over 8% of Americans are out of work.
But that figure is much higher when you look at the under thirty crowd -- -- and -- becoming a nationwide problem.
As many as wind and every young workers forced to -- jobs outside their field.
This means that young adults and more than twice as likely to -- -- and older America.
Think that eighteen to 29 is obviously the next generation of leadership for the United States.
And they are of the -- have been disproportionately impacted by bad policies.
Policies that have harm the economy.
How is that it stalled their dreams and their hopes and their desires for the future.
Democrats usually do better with young voters and President Obama won 66%.
Of voters under 32008.
But this time around polls show -- -- the chance to close that gap.
It's still anyone think come November and the use -- -- -- be out in full force.
For the -- -- I'm -- were called.