Wednesday, July 29, 2009

MEDIA ADVISORY -- Hire-A-Youth Student Celebration Friday Morning

MEDIA ADVISORY from the San Diego Unified School District,
July 29, 2009

ŒHire-A-Youth¹ Students Honored in Midway Sendoff

Companies Say ŒThanks¹ to Participants from San Diego Unified

What: Hire-A-Youth 2009 Participant Festival

When: 8:30-9:30 a.m. Friday, July 31

Where: USS Midway Museum, Navy Pier, downtown San Diego

Background: Nearly 600 students from San Diego Unified School District have
been part of the countywide Hire-A-Youth program for Summer 2009. As part of
their last day of work, July 31, they¹ll be honored by the community.
Representatives of their employers will be on hand to cheer their entry into
the workforce and give them inspiration for the future. Students will also
be touring the Midway.

Hire-A-Youth is a San Diego Workforce Partnership program, supported by
federal stimulus funds. The USS Midway Museum and other partners are
generously making this celebration possible.

Photos: High school students and their summer employers.

Contact: Jack Brandais, San Diego Unified School District, (619) 725-5570
(desk), (619) 607-0477 cell.

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Jack Brandais
Communications Department
San Diego Unified School District
(619) 725-5570 (Desk)
(619) 607-0477 (Cell)

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