Building Great Futures teaches youth construction skills. And the young people are paid to help rehab Habitat homes. Eric Dillenbeck Manager, Summer Youth Employment Program at Youth Opportunities Unlimited and Greg Elma, Senior at East Tech High School were on the show today to tell us more.
Below are the questions Tiffany asked Eric & Greg:
What is the Building Great Futures Program?
Why does a program like Building Great Futures matter?
Why does Y.O.U.'s Summer Jobs Program matter to Cleveland and Northeast Ohio?
How can people who live in Northeast Ohio help support the Summer Jobs Program and our region's youth?
Why did you sign up for a Summer Job? Did you know what you were getting into?
What did you think a Y.O.U. Summer Job would be like? What was it actually like?
What did you learn?
What did having that experience mean to you?
Are you an employer interested in hosting a youth for a summer job? Find us on social media at ‘We the People’ and let us know!