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Yes, student loans really are making millennials go broke

Student Debt

Maggie Thompson, Executive Director of Generation Progress, and Senya Merchant, Program Manager for the Higher Ed, Not Debt campaign, express their opinions on the impact student loans have had on the millennial population in an op-ed published by The Hill.
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Education Department official slams Public Service Loan Forgiveness program as ‘disaster’

Student Debt

At a National Youth Serving Institutions Stakeholder meeting at the Department of Education last week, Diane Jones, principal deputy under secretary, called the program a “disaster” and “budget gimmick” according to a Generation Progress staff member at the meeting. Generation Progress is
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Student loans watchdog who quit under Trump plans own initiative

Student Debt

It will, for instance, work with cities to help neighborhoods inordinately affected by student debt. And it will push cities and states to enforce consumer protection laws by taking unsavory companies to court and advocating for more states to adopt
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RELEASE: Generation Progress Launches New Website

Washington, D.C.— Generation Progress, the youth-engagement arm of the Center for American Progress, announced today the launch of a new, revamped website. Genprogress.org  effortlessly merges Generation Progress’ leading reports and analysis on young people, with the voices of America’s youth.
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STATEMENT: Kathleen Kraninger Is a Threat to America’s Youth, Generation Progress’ Charlotte Hancock Says

Washington, D.C.— Today, the Senate confirmed Kathleen Kraninger as the next director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). As a central player in the Trump administration’s disastrous “zero tolerance” family separation policy, and with her deep ties to for-profit
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RELEASE: New Analysis Demonstrates the Power Young Voters Have to Support Their Undocumented Peers in the Midterm Elections

Washington, D.C. – A new analysis from the Center for American Progress and Generation Progress show that Millennial and Generation Z voters are poised to be a strong voice for young undocumented immigrants at the polls. These new figures compare the
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- December 10, 2018

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- December 10, 2018

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