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Youth Corps Act of 2013

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8/2/2013--Introduced. Youth Corps Act of 2013 - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to authorize the Secretary of Labor to make grants to eligible public or private nonprofit agencies or organizations to carry out Youth Corps programs that ut...[more]

Sponsor

  • Rep. Frederica S. Wilson [D, FL-24]

Cosponsors (11)

  • Rep. Steve Cohen [D, TN-9]
  • Rep. Gerald E. Connolly [D, VA-11]
  • Rep. Elijah E. Cummings [D, MD-7]
  • Rep. Chaka Fattah [D, PA-2]
  • Rep. Jared Huffman [D, CA-2]
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Sponsor: Rep Frederica Wilson (D-FL)

Summary:

  • Would authorize the Secretary of Labor to make grants to eligible public or private nonprofit agencies or organizations to carry out Youth Corps programs that utilize the Youth Corps model to provide eligible youth age 16 through 24 with education and work readiness training to enable them to find employment in the economy of the 21st century, and instill in them a sense of civic engagement and environmental stewardship.
 

Status:

8/2/13 – Introduced and referred to the Ed and Workforce Cmte.

9/13/13- Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training and Workforce Protections.