Author Archives: Caroline Gray

Millennials: Joining the Conversation

At the start of Youth Political Engagement, we wanted to interview our peers to see what they had to say about politics and youth engagement. We were surprised and excited to find that everyone, even those who claimed they didn’t

Millennials: Joining the Conversation

At the start of Youth Political Engagement, we wanted to interview our peers to see what they had to say about politics and youth engagement. We were surprised and excited to find that everyone, even those who claimed they didn’t

The Political Thinkers of Our Generation

I think being overwhelmed translates into a little bit of hopelessness. All of these problems and being so overwhelmed by all of them, and not feeling like you can make a difference… feeling like you have no power while you

The Political Thinkers of Our Generation

I think being overwhelmed translates into a little bit of hopelessness. All of these problems and being so overwhelmed by all of them, and not feeling like you can make a difference… feeling like you have no power while you

Earth Day 2013: A Political Day of Action

When I think about how distant young people are from politics, I think of the environmental movement. Only recently did I discover how far off my generation is in terms of helping to save the environment.  Today, we are more connected

Earth Day 2013: A Political Day of Action

When I think about how distant young people are from politics, I think of the environmental movement. Only recently did I discover how far off my generation is in terms of helping to save the environment.  Today, we are more connected

Innovation Ready?

As Millennials, we are stuck between two ideologies that are leaving us quiet and nervous for our futures. Our parents, who grew up in an America where working hard in school led to success, are telling us to follow in

Innovation Ready?

As Millennials, we are stuck between two ideologies that are leaving us quiet and nervous for our futures. Our parents, who grew up in an America where working hard in school led to success, are telling us to follow in

Transforming Youth Political Participation

In 2007, Thomas Friedman wrote an Op-Ed piece for The New York Times, questioning the general attitude and role of young Americans today. Friedman spent time at different universities, observing the social trends and aspirations of the millennial generation in

Transforming Youth Political Participation

In 2007, Thomas Friedman wrote an Op-Ed piece for The New York Times, questioning the general attitude and role of young Americans today. Friedman spent time at different universities, observing the social trends and aspirations of the millennial generation in