Quote of the Day

“[E]very way you cut it — by race or gender, with or without a college degree — young people are just not getting the job opportunities they need, and it will have a lasting impact on their careers,” said Heidi Shierholz, an economist who studies the labor market at the Economic Policy Institute in Washington. (my emphasis)

The quote comes from a story in the New York Times a couple of groups that are working on this issue: the Campaign for Young America and Fix Young America.