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Preparing Young People for Success

Organizations such as Green for All, The Philadelphia Youth Network, The Corps Network,and Temple University's Building Information Skills Summer Program prepares underprivileged students with the skill set and the knowledge that is needed in today's workforce and college.

As the violence in the city increases positive initiatives are being done to put teens back to work. Congress member Chaka Fattah joins four organizations that helps Philadelphia teens learn new skills to get back into the work force.

"As the nation struggles to pull itself out of a prolonged recession, it is critical to encourage efforts that provide training and useful work for young men and women, especially those in low-income and minority communities,"said Rep. Fattah." The valuable programs of Philadelphia Youth Network, the Corps Network, Green for All and Temple University advance that goal in Philadelphia, with projects that improve our community while putting young people to work."

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