At-Risk Youth Struggles
Just over 12 percent of young Americans are currently working nor in school, exposing them to a great risk of poverty and violence. A recent report determined where young people are not faring as well as other in their age group, especially when grappling with the additional stressors of the pandemic and inflation. Jill Gonzalez is an analyst with the personal finance website WalletHub. She discussed the potential hazards for both the at-risk individuals and society as a whole.