Tag Archives: Criminal Justice

Podcast #100: These 3 issues will win the hearts of millennials

Occupational licensing, criminal justice reform and higher education reforms can change the game for Republicans on reaching millennials – BUT – they have to meet these voters where they are at. 

Alex Muresianu wrote at GlennBeck.com about the way millennials think and how conservative talking points miss both the heart and the mind. He joins Stephen today to talk about how to change that and what issues to start with.

#100: These 3 issues will win the hearts of millennials

 

Trump’s Budget Cuts Threaten Americans’ Right to a Fair Trial

As part of his new budget, President Donald Trump is threatening to cut the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. Started in 2007, the program enables those pursuing careers as public defenders, social workers, teachers and doctors to become eligible for student loan debt relief. The stipulations are clear: You must work for the government or a nonprofit and pay off loans on time for 120 months. After 10 years of paying, your remaining debt will be forgiven. Education Department officials have said that these budget cuts would not affect those currently in the program, but those who hoped to take advantage of the program are left in the lurch, wondering whether they will need to change their plans.

Continue reading at the Observer

Podcast #48: Damn, Fox News Needs Kendrick Lamar

This past week Liz Wolfe, Managing Editor of Young Voices, wrote in the Washington Examiner that Fox News has a looming demographic problem, and they aren’t making it any better by attacking Kendrick Lamar and criminal justice reform. Stephen and Liz discuss Fox’s messaging problem, Millennial news habits and also what the exit of Bill O’ Reilly means for the future of Fox News.

Connect with Liz on Twitter @LizzyWol and Stephen @Stephen_Kent89

Find Young Voices on Facebook and Twitter and email Stephen about the show with thoughts, questions or ideas at Skent@youngvoicesadvocates.com