The Department of Youth and Community Development partnered on June 25 with Microsoft to host a professional networking workshop for participants in the Young Adult Internship Program Plus, one of the Office of Economic Opportunity's programs run by Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow. Seen at Microsoft's flagship store on 5th Avenue are, from left to right, YAIP participant Michael Jamison, OBT staff Kelsey Reenstra, YAIP participant Marcel Crawford and OBT staff Sara Vonhold.
‘Investing in mentorship is not just a moral imperative. It is a wise business decision. Bringing in young people disrupts group think, provides a diversity of opinions, develops our future workforce, and yields economic benefits.’
Observers say voters are more likely to rank their own votes and better understand the new system if they get encouragement from the system’s power players, like politicians, news outlets, labor unions and advocacy organizations—in the form of endorsements.
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