Baltimore Youth offered a record number of summer jobs

A record number of Baltimore teens went to work this morning.

More than 8,300 were offered jobs through YouthWorks. The program run by the city’s Office of Employment Development aims to give young people a way to earn money and work experience over the summer and perhaps avoid the lure of the streets.

The YouthWorks program costs about $1,500 per child and will approach $10 million in total costs. The program has received funding from the city and state and donations from foundations and private-sector…



Author: Baltimore Checkbook

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