9 Organizations Helping Young People Get Summer Jobs

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  • Detroit Company Funds 600 Summer Youth Jobs
  • One Summer Chicago Helps At-Risk Teens
  • St. Louis. Youth Jobs Targets High Crime Areas
  • Youth Jobs! Coalition Organizes For Federal Funding
  • City-Funded Youth Employment Programs
  • Junior Achievement Helps Youth Workers Use Money Wisely
  • Keeping Youth Jobs Alive
  • YouthBuild U.S.A.
  • 072913 national teen summer white house youth job initiative
  • Department of Labor’s Summer Jobs Bank

St. Louis Youth Jobs Targets High Crime Areas

The city of St. Louis introduced a new Youth Jobs program this summer that specifically sought out youth aged 16-23 who live in zip codes with relatively high crime rates. The group’s organizers went door to door in these neighborhoods and asked if businesses would be willing to hire a summer worker. (Photo: Courtesy of St. Louis Youth Jobs)

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