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May 23, 2013 | Leave a Comment

Participants in the Neighborhood Violence Prevention Program recently completed the Journey to My Better Self Career Empowerment Workshop. This program is designed to prepare youth on parole for an entry level position that will put them on the path of economic self-sufficiency. Eighty-seven percent of participants who complete the program receive a job, and 95 percent receive an interview.

The program features six weeks of classroom instruction covering appearance, resume development, cold-calling, interviewing, and follow-up, followed by six weeks of employment service follow-up.

The training is open to young men and women who are over 18 years of age and currently on parole. Participants who complete the program receive a $150 stipend and a bus card.


Luv Graduation, May 17, 2013

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