Looking Forward with Gen Z
Understanding Gen Z and how they see themselves and their future.
Looking Forward With Gen Z, authored by the Walton Family Foundation and Murmuration, aims to add depth and detail to vital questions about how Gen Z sees their future, determines their values, and understands their expectations of public and private institutions.
The study, led by John Della Volpe and SocialSphere, polled young people age 15-25. The report presents findings related to identity and mental health, politics, government and other institutions, work and priorities, and education.
Overall, this report identified three important themes among Gen Z:
- Family, Community, and Mental Health Come First
- Institutions Are in Trouble, and Their Reputations are at Risk
- It’s Time for a New Social Contract As Gen Z Charts a Different Course
The report provides insights and considerations for CEOs, political and government actors, academic champions, and other leaders and institutions as they look to work with Gen Z to chart a future.
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