Evaluation of Cookie Cart: Parent Perspectives and Follow-up Employment Outcomes for Youth Participating in a First-Time Job Experience

This report includes results of a parent survey completed in summer 2018 that asked parents to evaluate their child's improvement in core outcome areas. It also includes employment data for youth who successfully completed Cookie Cart training between 2012 and 2017.

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Gehrig, Sarah

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26 p.

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Project Information

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 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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