The success of the program has been largely due to a strong public/private partnership including Worksystems, local governments, and area businesses who have come together to provide work experiences and funding for the program. Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith held a press conference to talk about the 25 youth her office is supporting. The Portland Observer also covered the story.
KGW Channel 8 also featured SummerWorks in a news story that highlights the importance of summer jobs for teens and our efforts to reduce teen unemployment. See the short clip below.
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