Redeeming the ‘millennial’ label

The term millennial is a pretty loaded one. Millennials, or Generation Y, are usually defined as those of us born sometime between the early ’80s and the early 2000s. That’s a wide range, and sometimes it feels as if “millennial” is a stereotype that encapsulates a lot of sometimes contradictory definitions.

Millennials are often seen as having a good knowledge of technology. We’re also thought of as activists, with a habit of speaking our minds about issues we feel passionate about. But, as with all labels, those positives tend to come with a downside: Many also associate our generation with always having our noses stuck in our phones, or see us as “bad listeners” or “too opinionated.”

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