#FutureForum, chaired by Congressman Eric Swalwell, is a group of 27 young Democratic Members of the House of Representatives who are focused on issues and opportunities for millennial Americans.
The millennial generation is facing challenges that Congress can’t afford to ignore. From the crisis of ever-increasing student loan debt to the decline of entrepreneurship among young Americans compared to previous generations, these challenges are impacting the overall health of our economy.
#FutureForum believes Congress can’t just talk to millennials but needs to talk with millennials to create solutions to our growing challenges. Through opportunities on the Floor of the House of Representatives and visits to cities across the country, #FutureForum is crowdsourcing ideas and meeting members of our generation where they are: community colleges and universities, workforce training centers, start-ups and established companies.
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WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), the founder and chairman of Future Forum, and other members of that group on Wednesday unveiled a policy paper entitled “Future For Us: Higher Ed” – a plan for making higher education more accessible and affordable.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) & Rep. Ron Kind (WI-03) today introduced the Student Loan Interest Deduction (SLID) Act to address the growing student debt crisis that affects more than 42 million borrowers in the United States.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (CA-15) & Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced the Strengthening Loan Forgiveness for Public Servants Act to enhance the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLFP), which offers student loan forgiveness to teachers, police officers, public health workers and others who dedicate their careers to public service.
Swalwell introduced this legislation as part of a week of action he announced on Tuesday, which is aimed at seeking solutions for the student debt crisis our nation faces.