What is the future of America? Will the youth play the role everybody is expecting them to? In "American Youth", a group of award-winning photographers join together to take a fresh look at the youth of America today. Also known as the Millennials, they are changing the rules of work, relationships, and the future. Subjects in this book include: NewYork City skateboarders by NathanielWelch, young prisoners in California by Jonathan Sprague, Guitar Hero fanatics by Brad Swonetz, future players in the business and political worlds by Ben Baker, young philanthropists and ROTC cadets by Mark Peterson, organic farmers by Ben Stechschulte, evangelical preachers by Erika Larsen, sorority and fraternity members at the University of Washington by John Keatley, fishermen working to save their family businesses by Peter Frank Edwards, low rider bicycle builders in Texas by Brent Humphreys, young Native Americans living on the Oneida Nation reservation by Kevin Miyazaki, youth activists by Chris Lamarca, college kids on campuses by Greg Ruffing, drinking youth culture by Chris Mueller, and several others.