What Will Keep Philadelphia’s ‘Millennials’ in the City?

January 28, 2014 – In The News
Radio Times – WHYY

Matthew Olesh was a panelist on Radio Times on WHYY for a discussion on “What Will Keep Philadelphia’s ‘Millennials’ in the City?”

A new report released by the Pew Charitable Trusts projects over half of 20-34 year-olds will be leaving Philadelphia in five to 10 years. This is taking into account this age group increased by about 100,000 between the years of 2006 to 2012. The so-called ‘millennials’ are concerned about putting down roots because of the poor condition of public school education, safety, career challenges and other factors. How does the City of Philadelphia keep its youth?

Click here to listen to the discussion.