Berkshire Eagle partners with Pittsfield Community Connection to give young people work


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Pittsfield Community Connection (PCC) forged a partnership with New England Newspapers Inc. as a way to help teens in the area. PCC Executive Director Jon Schnauber indicated that there is a population of young people who are providers for their families. The group is working to mentor youth and provide jobs in the area as a means of violence prevention.

PCC teamed with Berkshire Eagle to offer opportunities to kids in the program to market and sell the paper for cash for themselves or funds for the organization. PCC is involved in a number of partnerships for youths volunteering in humanitarian and social projects as well as support programs such as mentoring and training for the young members of the community.


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Federal Programs Related to - Job Training & Employment

Programs that provide instruction or experience in utilizing the skills required for the performance of specific job-related tasks and the assumption of specific job-related responsibilities. Includes comprehensive programs offering training, education, employment and social welfare. Community Work & Training Programs; Employment Acquisition; Employment Placement Programs; Employment Preparation; Employment Procurement; Employment Training; Employment Training Job Referral Programs; Foreign Employment Programs; Industrial Training; Job Banks; Job Fairs; Job Information Clearinghouses; Job Listings; Job Seeking Skills; Jobs Training Partnership Act; JTPA Programs; Manpower Training Programs; Occupational Training; OICs; On-the-Job Training; Opportunities Industrialization Centers; Personnel Training; Post Employment Assistance Programs; Pre-Employment Training; Pre-Job Guidance; Prejob Training; Public Employment & Training Programs; Title IIA Programs; Title IIB Programs; Welfare to Work Programs; WIA Programs; Work & Training Programs; Work Experience Programs; Workforce Development Programs; Workforce Investment Act Programs;

Federal Programs Related to - Youth Development, General/Other

Programs that provide opportunities for children and youth to participate in recreational, cultural, social and civic activities through membership in clubs and other youth groups with a special focus on programs whose purpose is to help youngsters develop their potential and grow into healthy, educated, responsible and productive adults.




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