Millennials: Harnessing the New Wave of Activism and Social Awareness

The truth is that civic engagement and activism don’t look like what they used to look like. And millennials are the ones shaping what our country will look like in the future.

Let’s start with the difficult facts: Millennials are disillusioned. Only 50 percent of millennials voted in the 2012 presidential election, and this statistic has been used as evidence that this generation—those of us born between about 1982 and 2002—is apathetic.