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November 9th, 2011
11:21 AM ET

Young Americans press for youth-oriented job creation

Young Americans have been hit particularly hard by the recent recession. Many are drowning in student loan debt and struggling to find work in one of the toughest job markets in modern history. But some of the young are starting to make their frustrations heard, with groups heading to Washington today to urge lawmakers to do more to support youth job creation.

Christine Romans speaks with Aaron Smith, co-founder and executive director of Young Invincibles, to talk about why young Americans are struggling – and what they can do to bring their plight to the attention of lawmakers.

Filed under: Economy • Politics • Unemployment • Youth
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