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Office of Youth Services video focuses on employment training for youth

DCF’s Office of Youth Services (OYS) has a new web section on Employment, and includes a new video on employment training. Working with Tilt Media, OYS produced a “call to action” video to encourage employers to help foster youth and other vulnerable youth gain work experiences and build life skills. “Justin’s Story” showcases the GPS Education Partners program that prepares at-risk students for the technical workforce.

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