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Summer Jobs Program

The Mayor talks about about success of jobs program. (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

Emanuel Points To New Study Showing Summer Jobs Program Led To Crime Reduction

A new study bolsters Mayor Emanuel’s argument that summer jobs programs for teenagers are helping to hold down the crime rate, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

08/06/2013

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Preckwinkle Funnels Extra $120K To Youth Summer Jobs Program

Cook County Board President Tony Preckwinkle said county officials have found more money to add to a summer jobs program for youths in high-crime neighborhoods.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

Lollapalooza

County Commissioner: Use Taxes From Lollapalooza For Summer Jobs Program

The Lollapalooza summer music festival is, for the first time, paying amusement taxes – and now, a Cook County Commissioner wants to see the money put to good use.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

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Report: Road Construction Money Went To Jobs Program Under Blagojevich

The Illinois executive inspector general says the state Department of Transportation directed $3.1 million in road construction money to go to a summer jobs program for teens in Chicago during the Blagojevich administration.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2012