DETROIT (AP) — About 130 teens participating in a Detroit summer employment program also will learn about personal financial literacy.
Bank of America’s Grow Detroit’s Young Talent Financial Education Summit will be held Wednesday morning at several locations.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Will You Get A Fourth Relief Payment?
The bank says that mentoring, job shadowing, teaching better money habits and other volunteer opportunities give teens valuable perspective and vision about what it means to be employed, how to manage a paycheck and the kinds of job opportunities that exist.READ MORE: Unemployment In Michigan: 30,816 New Jobless Claims Filed Last Week
More than 8,000 young people ages 14 to 24 are receiving training, on-the-job experiences, professional contacts and exposure to potential career paths as part of the city’s Grow Detroit’s Young Talent program.
Most participants are working 20 hours per week at more than 500 sites with companies of various sizes.MORE NEWS: If Kids Are Able To Get COVID Vaccine, Health Department May Re-Evaluate Michigan’s Re-Opening Plan
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