Major win for Youth Jobs

After four years of ENORMOUS organizing efforts by JOIN alum, Dan Gelbtuch, the Youth Jobs Coalition, and the collaboration of alumni Chris Messinger, Anna Lifson, Ilana Lerman, Dylan Lazerow, and others, 19 million dollars of MA state funding are secured for youth jobs!!! For the first time since the recession, youth jobs will be forward funded, meaning that 9 of those $19 million will be set aside for summer jobs for the summer of 2014! Read more in the Boston Globe: This article was written by Dan Gelbtuch and JOIN partner, Lew Finfer.

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