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GenForward at the University of Chicago

The GenForward Survey is the first of its kind—a nationally representative survey 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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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’s pioneering work is featured in publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Politico, The Hill, USA Today, NBC News, AP News, NPR, and more.

A Look Inside

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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