The world’s largest economy is recovering from the impact of the coronavirus lockdowns, but the United States still has 8.4 million fewer jobs since the start of the pandemic.
The World Bank has warned of a global “lost generation” of workers whose lifetime earnings could be forever scarred.
In New York, this has led to initiatives to help young people of color in poor areas who are most at risk of being left behind.
Continuing my work series, My Future, we visit one project that puts city kids to work on a farm.
Reporter: Samira Hussain
Camera: Andrew Herbert
Editor: James Cook
Producer: John Mervyn