Stamford activists seek ways to help at-risk youth

Youth activists in Stamford met with community and corporate partners to discuss ways to stem gun violence and provide at-risk youth jobs. The Urban Youth Empowerment Program says it is seeking ways

News 12 Staff

Oct 26, 2016, 11:04 PM

Updated 2,818 days ago

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Youth activists in Stamford met with community and corporate partners to discuss ways to stem gun violence and provide at-risk youth jobs.
The Urban Youth Empowerment Program says it is seeking ways to help at-risk high school dropouts who may have a criminal records find jobs.
The group says it is providing youth financial and life skills training and giving them a national recognized certification that will hopefully help them get an internship or job. 
Group officials say the youth training program has room for 25 kids and will last about a year.
To learn more or donate: http://www.ulsc.org


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