What Could Go Wrong? Millennials are underemployed, unhitched, and unchurched at record rates.
Description: The portrait painted of Millennial Americans by the Pew Research Center in its new report Millennials in Adulthood is not rosy. Sure, compared with earlier generations, Millennials (now aged 18 to 33) are exceptionally tolerant, optimistic about their economic future, and connected to friends, family, and colleagues on the “new platforms of the digital era” — from Facebook to Twitter. But this report makes clear that Millennial ties to the core human institutions that have sustained the American experiment — work, marriage, and civil society — are worryingly weak. We get into the numbers and the analysis with Brad Wilcox of Institute for Family Studies.
Professor of sociology at the University of Virginia, directs the Home Economics Project at the American Enterprise Institute and the Institute for Family Studies. Follow: @WilcoxNMP
What Could Go Wrong? Millennials are underemployed, unhitched, and unchurched at record rates. (continued)
How Do We Reach Millennials?
Description: As we will hear from Brad Wilcox in the previous segment, the numbers for millennials in the Church are not good. The bright spot is that we have a great opportunity before us. We discuss how to reach millennials, what they want, and programs that they are gravitating to with Pete Burak of ID 9:16
2010 graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville. He has a heart for preaching and reaching today's Catholic youth and young adults. His core message is: "Stand up and be a man or woman of God, in the heart of the Church!" He engages young people with stories from his youth, high school experiences, his two years on the University of Michigan basketball team, and his transfer to FUS. He motivates young people to stand up for Jesus and make a difference in their world.