How To Help The Future Workforce Question The Status Quo Of Higher Ed

It’s no secret that Generation Z marches to the beat of its own unique drum.

With college decision days quickly approaching, today’s Gen Z teenagers — many of whom are finishing the strangest senior year of high school in recent memory — now look out onto a horizon of uncertainty.

As they survey the landscape and head off to college and eventually a workforce that has been permanently reshaped by the pandemic, teens are beginning to demand more: more affordable education, more stable jobs and more fulfilling careers. Nonprofits, especially those operating in or adjacent to the education sector, can play a guiding role in supporting Gen Z.