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Study: Rural Georgia County Has Nation’s Highest Rate Of ‘Youth Disconnection’

On Wednesday’s edition of “Closer Look,” Kristen Lewis, director of Measure of America, joined host Rose Scott to discuss the findings of the report, “A Decade Undone: Youth Disconnection in the Age of Coronavirus,” and solutions for helping disconnected youth during this time. —  WABE August 5, 2020

Black communities were forgotten during the recovery from the Great Recession. We can't let that happen again.

Black, Latino, and Native American youth, overshadowed by the plight of their wealthier, whiter peers, simply didn't receive the same resources and support, and the recovery left them behind. Now, we risk making the same mistake again. —  Business Insider July 25, 2020