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What difference can Millennials make: On Melissa Harris-Perry

Monday, October 29, 2012

On Saturday, October 27, the President & CEO of the Roosevelt Institute Felicia Wong was a guest on the Melissa Harris-Perry Show. Felicia points out: "This is both a values-driven generation but also a really practical generation" that wants solutions:

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 The Roosevelt Institute Campus Network sees firsthand that "young people are motivated by values, they are motivated by high ideals," Felicia says. "What they also want to do is engage in their own communities" with solutions they generate and implement themselves.

So when any politican falls back on canned remarks, Millennials will tune out. In the below clip Felicia argues that "this isn't a talking points generation."

 

 

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