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Youth Jobs Coalition
Building youth power, winning youth jobs.
Who We Are
Mission and Goals
Why Youth Jobs?
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Owen Weitzman, Teens Acting for Social Change, YJC member
"I think Youth Jobs Coalition is doing important work for youth in Massachusetts."
Youth Jobs Rally, 2010
“Having a job as a youth, it lets people know that you know one day we may be a rep, we may be a governor. A job gives us opportunities and skills as youth that we‘re going to need later in life.” -
Youth Jobs Rally, February 2012
"Jobs foster the kinds of ethics and skills young people need to succeed as adults." - Governor Deval Patrick
Imani Rice, Dorchester Bay Youth Force, YJC member
"Last year, when I wasn’t doing anything, I was more lazy. My job helped me with my presentation skills. So
now I use those skills I learned here, in my school. I went from bad to honor roll."
Youth Jobs Rally, February 2011
"America's youth are suffering their worst employment drought since World War II... In one year, a single lost youth will cost all taxpayers $13,900. " - Jordan Weissmann, The Atlantic