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Campaign for Children Holds Youth Action Day

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Over 300 young people from across New York City traveled to Albany yesterday for the Campaign for Summer Jobs’ 14th Annual Youth Action Day. Their message to top state lawmakers was straight forward.  The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) has tremendous positive impact the program has on the lives of young people.  However, every year huge numbers of youth are denied access to the program due to inadequate funding.  And, this year, even fewer youth will be able to participate unless new funds are added to Governor Cuomo's budget proposals.

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