Y.O.U. community-based programs help nearly 5,000 teens and young adults annually, preparing them for career pathways through summer and year-round jobs, internships, and industry-specific credential training. The programs are offered in collaboration with other local workforce development and health and human service organizations.
Since its founding in 1982, approximately 160,000 teens and young adults have obtained a job or internship through Y.O.U., earning about $60 million in salaries and stipends.
This summer about 1,600 teens will earn $1,400,000 in summer jobs or internships, and 750 young adults ages 18-24 will earn $900,000 in a summer job or internship that could lead to full-time employment.
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