Lawmakers and advocates want to eliminate barriers that keep homeless young people from getting help.
Wisconsin youth vote boosted by peer persuasion, rallies, bounce houses — but can gains be sustained?
NextGen believes its multi-million dollar effort helped increase turnout among voters ages 18-35, but experts say that cannot be tied to one group or strategy.
A young mayor strives to rebuild jobs lost in paper mills
In Wood County, where almost half of the paper industry jobs disappeared during the past decade, local leaders are using a regional approach to boost existing industries. Part two of three in the Center’s Rural Slide series.
Would young people stay in rural area for mining jobs?
In Iron County, which lost one of every seven residents from 2000 to 2010, residents say a controversial taconite mine may be the only way to reverse devastating population loss. Part one of three in the Center’s Rural Slide series.
Youth voters, Dane County may narrow state’s ‘enthusiasm gap’
President Barack Obama’s visit to Madison last week could reap several strategic benefits for Democrats.
Amid slow economy, more Wisconsin students heed the calls of military recruiters
Fred Machado, a wiry 18-year-old, walked across the Oregon High School stage at his graduation ceremony in June. Now he’s at a military facility 2,000 miles away, training to become a Marine.