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Aug 11, 2010 12:49 PM by Ariel Wesler

Agencies train to help local youth find jobs

Local organizations and agencies are training to improve how they help young people finds jobs in this tough economy. The University of California Cooperative Extension and the Santa Barbara County Workforce Investment Board is offering free train-the-trainer courses.

The program was designed to benefit diverse youth ages 14-24, including parenting teens, those in the juvenile justice system, as well as young people in traditional and non-traditional schools and youth organizations.

Organizers say in these times of economic uncertainty, it's important to prepare teens and young adults for positive work experiences.

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