Youth

Summer Program Brings Over 200 Jobs For Montgomery Youth

Mayor Reed invites Montgomery teenagers and young adults to apply for the Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program The program will provide job opportunities to approximately 200 youth and young adults in Montgomery MONTGOMERY – Mayor Steven L. Reed today announced plans for the City of Montgomery to hire approximately 200 teenagers and young adults as part of the Mayor’s Summer Youth…

Montgomery DA’s Office Introducing Initiative to Lower Homicides & Counsel Youth

Several Montgomery agencies are coming together to lower the homicide rate in Montgomery and help at-risk youth. So far, Montgomery has recorded 59 homicides this year, a number much higher than past years. The Helping Montgomery Families Initiative, or H.M.F.I, was established in 2008, working to help students get back on track who continuously are suspended from school. Now that…

Youth Football Team Needs Help Getting To Championship Game

Montgomery Elite All-Stars Midget team is the first team from Montgomery to be invited to play in the BCYF National Youth Championship Football game in Orlando, Florida. But first, they need a little help getting there. The team is asking for donations to help with their traveling expenses and other costs. To donate to the team, you can visit their…

Black, Latino Youth Less Likely to Receive Financial Help from Folks

A new Gen Forward survey finds more young blacks and Latinos feel that they can’t depend on family to help financially than do whites or Asians. That includes big-ticket items like college tuition as well as smaller expenses. More than half of millennials of all races and ethnicities think an unexpected bill of $1000 would cause them financial difficulty. Nearly…