youth jobs

New England News
4:31 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Mass. House Votes To Restore Funding To Summer Jobs Program For At-Risk Youth

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The Massachusetts House of Representatives has voted to restore funding to a program designed to assist at-risk youth in finding summer employment that is facing cutbacks.

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New England News
3:44 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Summer Jobs Program Looking For Employers

Kyreem Kynard, community activist and youth mentor spoke at the kick off to the summer youth jobs campaign 2013
Credit WAMC

Facing what experts predict will be the toughest youth job market in 40 years, a summer youth jobs campaign was launched on Wednesday in western Massachusetts.

A workforce development agency announced a goal of securing 1,000 jobs this summer for youth in Hampden County, a number only slightly higher than the 945 jobs created for young people last year.

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