Press Room

Mobile Youth Works Youth Forum A Success
Monday, Feb 12th, 2007

Mobile, AL. – On Thursday, February 8, Mobile Youth Works hosted a Youth Forum at the Alabama Career Center located at 515 Springhill Plaza Court beginning at 6 p.m. for youths ages 16-21. Youth from area non-profit and community organizations were invited to participate. The purpose of this event was to ask youth for their suggestions and feedback regarding how best to design career and job readiness programs.

“This forum provided a vehicle for dialogue between youth, job training providers, educators and business leaders throughout the community,” stated Sydney Raine, Mobile Works President. “The feedback received at this meeting was used as a guide in designing programs that target youth in Mobile County,” Raine further commented.

Mobile Works, a local partnership of business, education, labor and community leaders is Mobile’s workforce development organization, which operates under Alabama’s Workforce Investment Act. For additional information about Mobile Youth Works, please contact Cindy Nelms at 432-0909.

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