President Obama and Young Americans

Open for Questions: Youth and the American Jobs Act

Hi everyone. I’d like to invite you to a very special edition of “Open for Questions” on Wednesday, September 14th, at 4:00PM EDT. Please join me and senior White House officials as we field questions on how the American Jobs Act will impact young Americans. I'll moderate this conversation with:

  • Michael Pyle, Special Assistant to the President, National Economic Council
  • Roberto Rodriguez, Special Assistant to the President for Education Policy

We’ve already received a number of questions about the American Jobs Act, like:

  • How will the President’s plan support young entrepreneurs?
  • Will the plan help prevent police, firefighters and teacher layoffs?
  • What programs will the American Jobs Act support on youth employment?

On Wednesday, we'll answer these questions, and many more. So, send us your questions and please be sure to tune in for the live video chat. Here's how you can participate:

Right now, you can:

On September 14th at 4:00 p.m. EDT, you can watch and engage live:

With so many of our peers either currently in school, or out of school and looking for career opportunities, this is will be a great chance to find out how the American Jobs Act will impact young Americans and why we need to pass this bill now.

Download the fact sheet to learn more about how the American Jobs Act will create opportunity for young Americans.

Ronnie Cho is an Associate Director in the Office of Public Engagement

 Find out more about the American Jobs Act

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