State Representatives Ryan Fattman (R) and Eric Lesser (D), co-chairs of the Millennial Engagement Initiative, recently penned an op-ed in support of their work to bring more millennials into state policy conversations.
The piece calls on Massachusetts policymakers to better engage millennials by tapping into their "sense of service." Millennials, the co-chairs offer, "feel frustrated and disengaged from politics, at a time when their voice and participation in democracy is more important than ever."
To read the full op-ed, click on the link below.
The stakes could not be higher for our generation. Median income for young adults is the lowest since 1995. A difficult economy is exacerbated by the student debt crisis. In Massachusetts, average student debt has increased 75 percent over the past decade, to nearly $30,000.