The Millennial's Guide to Changing the World
A New Generation's Handbook to Being Yourself and Living with Purpose
A guide and blueprint to a purposeful millennial existence―and how we can make a difference.
What does it mean to be a millennial in this chaotic world? Beyond Snapchat and Tinder, the consumerist culture we've inherited, and quarter-life crises, can a millennial aspire to more?
Alison Lea Sher argues, yes, we can Packing herself up in an RV, Sher embarks on a road trip in hopes of starting a conversation about what it means to grow up in America, post-Great Recession. Interviewing 150 of her millennial peers as they begin their adult lives―from kids heading straight to Wall Street after college to those sleeping on it―Sher asks: "Who are you; what should you do; and how can you step into your destiny as a stakeholder in society?"The Millennial's Guide to the Universe is a one-of-a-kind ethnographic study on the spotlighted millennial generation, as told by millennials―the largest generation in US history that is now transitioning from adolescence to adulthood. As millennials embark on a young adult quest during a frightening time, how can they enlist the idealism, values, and resistance politics they are so well-known for to discover a sense of self and purpose? Learn how to:
- "Adult"―and not in the way society defines it
- Ride the technology revolution, instead of letting it ride you
- Be ethical, inclusive, and sex-positive in your relationships
- Resist the corporate oligarchy we live in
- Recognize privilege, embrace diversity, and fight for equality
- Save the earth, literally
Brilliance Audio, 9781543680843
Publication Date: May 8, 2018