San Clemente New Innovative Program Paying Youth To Learn Entrepreneurship And Build Skills For Success

August 25, 2020

SANTA ANA, Calif. (August 24, 2020) – The County of Orange announced today the launch of a new “Earn and Learn” program, an innovative workforce model offered to prepare Orange County’s youth for future business and life skills while earning wages.

“COVID-19 has presented a special struggle for Orange County’s youth trying to find relevant work experience and navigating their future career paths,” said Chairwoman Michelle Steel, Second District Supervisor. “The ‘Earn and Learn’ program will provide youth the opportunity to earn wages while learning modern-day workforce skills to prepare them for the future.”

The “Earn and Learn” program will be offered through the County’s Ready S.E.T. Orange County (OC) Initiative and is designed to assist youth in making a successful transition to unsubsidized employment, post-secondary education, military, apprenticeship or trade placement to ensure self-sufficiency and a long-term positive employment outlook.

“A wide range of activities, services,

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San Antonio launches program to help those who lost jobs because of coronavirus pandemic

As San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg pushes for voter approval in November of a sales tax to fund the city’s post-pandemic economic recovery, the city’s first effort to help those who lost their jobs is getting off the ground.

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Wayne Poisson carries boxes of Iced Lemon Pound Cake to a waiting family while volunteering his time in the COVID-19 Response Campaign at the San Antonio Food Bank on Wednesday, July 29, 2020.

Residents hit hard by the pandemic can now apply for a $75 million job training program approved by the City Council earlier this year. The idea is that those who lost their jobs

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