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Police Facilities for Millennials and Beyond: 5 misconceptions about millennials

By Sara H. Qafisheh posted 11-09-2015 12:57 AM


In preparation for the Fall AAJ Conference session, Police Facilities for Millennials and Beyond, I asked several of my work colleagues, friends and family what they thought of when they heard the term 'millennial'.


A surprisingly large amount of initial responses were, "what's a millennial?" 


Aside from that, I got a quite wide range of opinions that made me feel the need, as a Millennial myself, to illustrate 5 common misconceptions about the generation. Adopting a Millennial mindset is an important consideration because Millennials will make up 75% of the global workforce by 2030.


How would you define a Millennial?




  • Check out this research that says Millennials prefer more face-to-face interaction over older generations
  • Pew Research Center published this research that evaluates Millennials debt compared to other generations


I can't wait to attend this session and learn more about design strategies that address Millennial-specific needs:

Police Facilities for Millennials and Beyond

Thursday 11-19-15 3:15pm-4:45pm


Tim Doubt
Jim McClaren, AIA