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Education Week: Obama Foundation Launches Workforce-Training Program for Chicago Youth

Obama Foundation Launches Workforce-Training Program for Chicago Youth

By Catherine Gewertz, Education Week

Former President Barack Obama’s foundation announced Thursday that it has begun a new program that provides workforce training and paid internships to high school students on the South Side of Chicago.

The Obama Youth Jobs Corps was formed in partnership with Urban Alliance, a national youth-development organization that has years of experience providing job training and internships to high school students.

Read the full article at edweek.org.

Copyright: Editorial Projects in Education
Published Online: March 23, 2018