President Obama’s new plan for free community college furthers Winograd’s initiative

On Friday, January 9, President Obama announced a new initiative to make community colleges tuition-free for students across the country. Modeled after Tennessee's free community college initiative, the program would help an estimated 9 million students a year to save an average of $3,800 a year. "Put simply, what I'd like to do is to see the first two years of community college free for everyone who's willing to work for it," said Obama in an online video. "It's something we can accomplish and something that will train our work force so we can compete with anyone in the world." Senior…

Millennials could upend corporate America, says study by senior fellow Morley Winograd

"As Millennials become an increasingly large share of the adult population and gather more and more wealth, the generation's size and unity of belief will cause seismic shifts in the nation's financial sector," writes senior fellow Morley Winograd in a new study he co-authored with Michael Hais. Titled "How Millennials Could Upend Wall Street and Corporate America", the paper was published by The Brookings Institution and featured in The Wall Street Journal. Drawing from many different surveys and analyses, Winograd and Hais paint a picture of the generational changes that are gradually shaping America's future: "By 2020, Millennials will comprise…

Senior Fellow Richard Reeves Writes About The Millenial Generation

Senior fellow Richard Reeves has published an article on TruthDig about the Millennial Generation and the effects that the economic environment has had upon them. He also references CCLP senior fellow Morley Winograd's book Millennial Momentum. You can read the post here. You can watch a recent conversation with Winograd, co-author Michael Hais, and CCLP director Geoffrey Cowan here….