OUR TIME DAILY TRANSLATION
We've heard you say it many times: "Politics is like a foreign language." Well, we agree.
Each week, we summarize, simplify, and interpret different major news stories and how they affect our generation. We'll give you our take, and you can decide for yourself.
Over the past 2 years, over 1 million applicants have been rejected by AmeriCorps. Yet 1.3 million of this year’s graduates will not find jobs in 2012.
AmeriCorps was supposed to have 140,000 annual members by 2012 under the Serve America Act. The program is stalled at 80,000.
The Paul Ryan budget in the House of Representatives is attempting to cut Americorps.
WHY WE SHOULD CARE
We are letting a generation remain idle instead of investing in their productivity.
OUR TIME OPINION
We agree with Kevin Jennings. “DUH.” Sign our petition at www.OneMillionNewJobs.org to create one million new national service jobs.