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CCC Testimony: City Council Oversight Hearing: The 2011 Summer Youth Employment Annual Summary

Published February, 2012

CCC testified about the continuing decline in the number of youth able to participate in the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) and the need to increase access at the February 17, 2012 City Council Youth Services Committee Hearing on the 2011 SYEP Annual Summary.

SYEP provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with valuable summer employment and educational opportunities. CCC’s testified that in the summer of 2011, DYCD received 131,119 applications for SYEP jobs and enrolled 30,628 youth in the program

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