The Myth of the Millennial Generation

Every few months an article comes out suggesting that the current generation of twentysomething Americans lack a competitive edge, feel entitled and are narcissistic. It is widely agreed that they are an unlucky generation in terms of their current economic situation and prospects. But what if in spite of this public perception and bad luck, or perhaps even because of it, the Millennials were actually the most generous, educated and civic minded generation since the Greatest Generation? In the infographic below, we explore data that defies many of the preconceived negative beliefs about Gen Y.

The Myth of the Millennial Generation infographic