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#MillennialMatters: A Take Two event exploring all things Gen Y

Thursday, April 21, 2016, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Titan Student Union Theatre California State University, Fullerton 800 N State College Blvd Fullerton, CA 92831 Map and directions

 

RSVPs have reached capacity for this event. Please join us here to watch the Livestream on Thursday at 11:30am! 

Millennials; you’re lazy, entitled and spend way too much time on your smartphones. Sweeping generalizations, of course, but all stubborn stereotypes that get repeated again and again (like we just did there.) Take Two wants to change the narrative.

For the 83 million people born between 1980 and 2000, technology, recession, a tough job market and expensive housing are all hallmarks of the millennial experience. Yet Gen Y is also one of the healthiest, most educated and diverse populations in the nation.

So what does it mean to be a millennial today in Southern California? What are the challenges and the upsides of being part of the tech generation? For the answers, Take Two goes to the source.

Join host A Martinez at Cal State Fullerton on Thursday April 21 from 11:30 am for a series of honest discussions about employment, finance, housing, politics, activism, technology, love and more.

Join the conversation now using #MillennialMatters and tweet us at:

@TakeTwo
@KPCCInPerson

Guests:

Sarah Hill, associate professor of political science at California State University, Fullerton

Kelsey Brewer, political science major at California State University, Fullerton and student trustee to the California State University system

Tyree Boyd-Pates, professor of African American Studies at California State University, Dominguez Hills (@tyreebp)

Sophia Parsa, Founder of tutoring app, TOOT (@tootapp)

Samantha Burns, The Millennial Love Expert (@love_expert_sam)

Delia Fernandez, financial planner with Fernandez Financial Advisory in Los Alamitos

Ray Fernandez, realtor based in La Habra

John Jackson, Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at California State University, Fullerton

Darren White, student at University of California, Irvine