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Helping Young Americans Find Jobs

As young people across the country face record unemployment, President Obama last week announced a new initiative, Summer Jobs+, to provide pathways for youth employment. The initiative brings together businesses, nonprofits and government agencies to create 250,000 employment opportunities by the start of this summer.
Information Update
January 11, 2012
The initiative was announced at the White House Summer Jobs Plus Summit. Corporate Voices for Working Families and America's Promise Alliance, which are Ready by 21 National Partners, participated in a panel discussion exploring the moral imperative, economic need and potential value of connecting low-income youth to employment opportunities.  

Readers can see write-ups about the initiative and the summit by Corporative Voices and by the White House. America's Promise released a report at the summit; read about that above