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Alissa Ambrose/City Limits
Young Men's Initiative Shows Promise—and Limits
Twenty-Something ... and Ready to be Adopted
Brooklyn Youth Mobilize To Expand Jobs Program
Brooklyn Bureau: NYPD Towers May Defuse Cop, Community Friction
Can Job Training Reduce Unemployment?
Report: Young NYers Face Higher Barriers To Public Assistance
Tough Love In The Big City
No Entry: Why Is Teen Unemployment So High?
Stimulus Seen Failing Jobless Blacks
Black Caucus Attacks Joblessness
Learning For The Long Term
Or A Job For Right Now?
New Jobs Programs Aim
For Unemployed 'Stimulus'
A Barbershop Is A Beacon
For Those Leaving Prison
LOWER TAXES BENEFIT
YOUNGER WORKERS TOO
TOWN HALL MEETINGS HEAR
A 'Crisis' Among Youth:
How To Re-Connect?
Cloudy Summer Ahead
For Teens Seeking Jobs
The City's Latest
Hirings and Retirings
Still Working On It:
Job Training in NYC
While New York City is home to a large student population, there are a number of adolescent youth who have dropped out of the city's high schools and are unable to find employment. For this population, these factors are often cited by researchers as being indicators for crime, poverty, and incarceration.
The Urban Jobs Act would provide $20 million for services to unemployed young people. Amid partisan rancor, will the idea survive Congress? Against record youth unemployment, will it make a difference if it does?
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At the request of the federal government, the city's street homeless survey targeted young people this year. But advocates feel the results suggest a stronger tallying effort is needed next time.
The city's teenaged dads can make a huge difference in the lives of their kids. Yet they are forced to navigate Family Court with little guidance, and must deal with agencies and jurists who know next to nothing about them.
A private corporation has just taken over the test that millions use to attain credentials outside of high school. Amid talk of rising fees, it's time for the city to step up for students counting on the GED.