Six-week Summer Youth Employment Program kicks off at more than 12,000 worksites across New York City

Photo credit: City of New York NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD) Commissioner Bill Chong announced on July 6, 2021 the return of the six-week Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). SYEP will play a pivotal role in the … Read More

NYC: Applications are open for the 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program

New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) Commissioner Bill Chong today announced that applications are open for the 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) from Monday, February 6 through Friday, March 17, 2017. The application process was … Read More

Senegal: Int’l confab on youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa opens in Dakar

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Aminata Touré, Prime Minister of Senegal Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – Several policy makers and experts convened in Dakar, the capital of Senegal, Tuesday for a three-day international conference, which is seeking solutions to youth unemployment in Sub-Saharan Africa. The conference, whose … Read More

Nigeria: 27,000 jobs created for youth

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Nigeria’s First Lady Patience Jonathan Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – Some 27,000 jobs have been created under the Nigerian government’s ”Youth Enterprise With Innovation in Nigeria (YOU WIN)” Scheme, which was launched in 2011, according to Nigeria’s First Lady Patience Jonathan. … Read More