Young Americans Struggle For Jobs Youth unemployment remains remarkably high across the country. In some places, the jobless rate among 16- to 24-year-olds is more than twice the overall rate. Morning Edition looks at the difficulties young people face in finding work years after the end of the Great Recession.
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Young Americans Struggle For Jobs

More Than Half Of Spaniards In Their 20s Are Unemployed

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Taneka Armstrong, 20, is learning about different aspects of the tech industry — from coding to sales — through the nonprofit group Hack the Hood. Aarti Shahani/NPR hide caption

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Next To Silicon Valley, Nonprofits Draw Youth Of Color Into Tech

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Alex Contreras stands outside his apartment in south Reno. The 20-year-old was trained to be a security guard but hasn't been able to find a full-time job. He is moving to Las Vegas soon, where he'll continue his search. Will Stone/Reno Public Radio hide caption

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A 'Lost Generation Of Workers': The Cost Of Youth Unemployment

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