Cookie Cart: An Evaluation of A First-Time Job Experience for Teens

Cookie Cart is a nonprofit employment program that offers young people ages 15 through 18 an opportunity to build life, interpersonal, leadership, and transferable job skills through training and employment at a commercial bakery with a retail store. This is a summary of the full evaluation report.



Gehrig, Sarah


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The Cookie Cart

The Cookie Cart is a youth employment program that provides quality, paid, first-time employment training for neighborhood teens. Through the retail bakery, youth age 15-18, get hands-on job training and learn basic employment skills such as appropriate work behavior, time management and problem-solving. The multi-year evaluation looks at the effectiveness of the program in helping youth gain employment skills.

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