Citizen formed in 2009 with members located in Michigan and Ohio. The group released a handful of singles and an EP, Young States (2011). In March 2012, it was announced the band signed to Run for Cover.
On April 23, 2013, Youth was announced for release.Youth was released on June 11 through Run for Cover. On the same day, a music video was released for "The Summer". In November and December, the band went on tour with Polar Bear Club, Diamond Youth and Sainthood Reps. On December 4, a music video was released for "How Does It Feel?", directed by Rob Soucy. In March and April 2014, the band supported The Wonder Years. In September and October, the band went on tour. On October 6, 2014, a music video/UK Tour video for the second track, "Figure You Out", was released.
After 2000's Blender both Ed and Dean Roland went through divorces. The band attempted to work through these circumstances and, according to Dean, at one point had enough material for two CD's. However said material was darker and the band wanted the songs to have "a more positive, 'light at the end of the tunnel'-type vibe " The band eventually scrapped the material and completely started over.
All tracks written by Ed Roland, except where noted.
PresidentCyril Ramaphosa will launch measures to address youth unemployment on Wednesday.Government will be launching a range of measures on Youth Day to create opportunities for the youth, enhance skills development and support young entrepreneurs.Youth unemployment is currently at 63.3% for 15 to 24-year-olds and 41.3% for 25 to 34-year-olds.
Youth unemployment is a huge concern worldwide, but especially in Africa where youth unemployment averages between 45% and 60% of the total unemployed workforce ...JoanneJoseph and representatives from across the business ecosystem will consider youth participation in the corporate ...
The multi-award-winning artist says it is very significant that she is releasing her album during the historic Youth Month ... “The youth of today is facing unemployment, homophobia, transphobia, biphobia, toxic religious psychological abuse, sexism, racism, mental health issues, lack of financial support, orphaned and lack of access to education.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Anlo, Mr RichardKwami Sepe, has enrolled 700 youth in a free skills training programme to reduce poverty in the area ... He explained that he was motivated by the high unemployment rate in the area which had resulted in most of the youth migrating to other parts of the country to seek greener pastures.
Unemployment in Nigeria reached 33% at the end of 2020 ... The economic challenges are stark and affect people across the age spectrum, but the rise of youth unemployment has been among the most troubling factors. The unemployment rate has quadrupled since 2015 to become one of the worst globally.
They said the richness in the cultural diversity of Ghanaians and the arts had enormous economic benefits, which when properly harnessed, could create more jobs for the teeming youth and reduce the unemployment rate ... for students and for that matter the youth in the field.
“Also unprecedented is the fact that about 75% percent of Nigerian youth are either unemployed or under-employed partly because Nigeria, under APC, has become a nightmare for foreign investors while inflation, as well as the value of the Naira, are witnessing extremely sad historical levels, whilst the President lays the blame on the Youths.
"I never seen before such an 'incompetent' and 'sluggish' opposition." ... The minister said that Skilled Labour programme would be launched at local level to impart the training to youth, helping out jobs in labour market adding that the pressure of unemployment would be reduced through these projects ... ....
Nothing significant was achieved, as a matter of fact, Ghanaians face an unemployment crisis ... In a country that is facing an unemployment crisis, including the youth, Akufo-Addo shouldn’t have come out with any Cathedral project issues but the president did with the request to Judges to relocate temporarily for the project to be started.
Some of de issues which protestors dey campaign against dey include bad governance, youth exploitation, unemployment, killer taxes, high cost of living, corruption den stuff. Ghana demo plans underway. De youth in Ghana dey target July 3 as de date to hit de streets proper den demand Govment to #FixTheCountry ... Why former Prez Kufuor on #FixTheCountry.
Also, displacement of people as a result of escalated Boko Haram attacks in Cameroon; renewed fighting in Central Africa Republic; cases of mistrust for state institutions, and political vigilantism; and in addition the twin issues of youth unemployment and economic hardship in ...
In that place, life is short, brutish, and nasty ... Read Also ... We must free our policies from an urban-based focus ... “A youth bulge has resulted in stratospheric unemployment figures while secondary and tertiary institutions have increased exponentially and continue to spew out unemployed youth onto the streets of decaying urban centres,” he said ... .
Some of the more alarming numbers included.The official unemployment rate rose to a record 32.5%, or 7.2-million people.Youth aged 15-24 years and 25-34 years recorded the highest unemployment rates of 63.2% and 41.2% respectively.About 3.1-million (29.8%) out of 10.3-million ...