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Posted on: August 30, 2019

[ARCHIVED] OCED Celebrates Summer19 Youth Employment Program


On Thursday, August 22nd, OCED joined Michigan Works! and the University of Michigan to celebrate another successful year of our joint youth summer employment program. Summer19 is an annual program that connects youth to summer employment opportunities with local government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and for profit businesses. In total, this program invested over $200,000 in 100 youth as they gained more than 20,000 hours of work experience this summer. At the End of Summer Celebration, there were several speakers who spoke to the importance of this program, ranging from Washtenaw County Administrator Greg Dill to youth who had just completed the program. 

To learn more about the youth summer employment program, visit

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