Friends, Not Jobs, Bring Millennials Back To Small N.H. City05:04

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When it comes to a community's economic viability, policymakers and business leaders often say that it is essential to maintain a stable workforce and avoid a "brain drain." That is often easier said than done.

Take New Hampshire. The state has an aging population and trouble convincing young people to move back home after college.

Sometimes jobs can be an incentive, but after visiting Somersworth, N.H., Emily Corwin of Here & Now contributor New Hampshire Public Radio reports that creating a sense of community may offer solutions, too.


This segment aired on January 26, 2015.

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