In order for our youth to be successful we need to have them academically ready and we need to have them job ready. A part of being job-ready is having those first gateway jobs, and if youth don’t have access to those jobs it impacts our whole community.
This program and youth employment as a whole is one of the key pieces of the puzzle to improving St. Louis as a whole and we were happy to be a part of it.
Breon was a great asset because we were able to teach him what he needed to know, and were perfectly comfortable sending him out alone to manage the audio-visual needs at events.
We really believe that we’re going to change the landscape of our city, and you change it one teenager at a time.