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 14-17, 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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