Thursday, March 27, 2014

KCBS: Garcetti, City Leaders Announce Expansion Of 10K Summer Jobs For LA Youth

Mayor Eric Garcetti was joined by White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Robert Iger, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson, Los Angles City Councilmember Joe Buscaino and other leaders at a press conference to announce the expansion of Los Angeles' summer youth jobs program to provide 10,000 summer jobs for LA youth aged 14 to 24.

"Too often young people can fall behind during the summers when school is out," said Mayor Garcetti. "This program provides youth a path to be productive, not only with gainful employment, but with skills and pride."

Hire LA’s Youth Enrollment
Los Angeles Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) will be placing thousands of youth in jobs this summer. Youth must complete an application online to enter into a lottery to be selected for the program. 
1. You must be 14 - 24 years old
2. •You must live in the City of Los Angeles
3. •Your family must meet the low income criteria or receive public assistance or you are a foster child or homeless
4. •You must have the right to work in the U.S.
5. There may be other eligibility requirements, depending on program funding.

*submitting the SYEP application is NOT a guarantee employment*

Use the PVJOBS resource center computers to apply for the Hire LA’s Youth Summer Employment Program.

April 1st, 2014
3:00- 4:00 PM

4112 S. Main St. Los Angeles, CA

Also learn about the PVJOBS Right Turn Program, designed to assist system-involved youth ages 14-25 with education and employment opportunities.

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