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GenForward at the University of Chicago

The GenForward Survey is the first of its kind—a nationally representative survey of over 4,000 people that pays special attention to how race and ethnicity shape how young adults, both Millennials and Gen Z-ers, experience and think about the world.

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GenForward Data

The GenForward Survey highlights how race and ethnicity shape the lives of young adults. Here you can find our toplines, datasets, and codebooks, as well as interactive survey data.


GenForward’s comprehensive archive of all our published slide decks and reports, amplifying the voices and lived experiences of young adults— especially young adults of color.

GenForward Media

GenForward’s pioneering work has been featured and cited in a variety of publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Hill, NBC News, AP News, and NPR.

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why we created GenForward

The GenForward Survey is the only standing survey panel to intentionally interview African American, Latinx, and Asian American young adults to gain insights with statistical confidence.

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