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$10,000 grant presented to Camden employment program

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Camden Corps Plus, a program designed to offer training and employment opportunities to youth in Camden City, received $10,000 in funding from Freeholder Jonathan Young and PSE&G.

The Camden Corps Plus is a 12 month program split into three components: education and work preparation, work sampling, and internships.

The program was established June 2016 with a $1.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. It focuses on roughly 113 city youths between the ages of 16 and 24 and places them in employment opportunities.

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Arthur Augustyn

Arthur Augustyn

Arthur Augustyn grew up in Massachusetts and previously covered the video game industry in Los Angeles, city politics in Malibu, California, and local news in Bergen County before working at NJBIZ. He currently covers cannabis, government and tech.

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