Close to 200 young adults came out to our 6th Annual Youth Summer Internship and Job Fair in Red Hook this week!
The Red Hook Community Justice Center began organizing the Summer Internship and Job Fair for the last 6 years in response to high unemployment levels among local teens and their strong desire to find work during the summer. Young People gain valuable skills that help them academically, professionally and most importantly, we want young people to have meaningful activities during their summer break.
This year we had 18 organizations come out to recruit! A Special Thank-You to: Year Up, Green City Force, Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow, Catholic Charities: Young Adult Internship Program, 5th Avenue Communities Stronger Together and Adult Education Programs, Red Hook Initiative, Dance Theater Etcetera, Added Value, State Assemblyman Felix Ortiz, Project Reach Youth, Groundswell Mural Project, Youth Made Media, Teens Helping Each Other, Youth Organizing to Save Our Streets (YO SOS), the Youth Justice Board, the Red Hook Youth Court, the Red Hook Community Justice Center JustWorks: Summer Internship Program.
Please enjoy the photos below!
See you at next year's fair!