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  • Gotham Gazette: Celebrating New York City's Summer Youth Employment Program

    Mayor de Blasio makes an SYEP announcement (photo: Michael Appleton/Mayor's Office)


    On August 21, the New York City Summer Youth Employment Program concluded its 59th year of operation after placing 74,884 New Yorkers into paid opportunities for six weeks. This was a record number of participants served (at a record 14,465 worksites), receiving life-changing paid career exploration and work experiences, with benefits extending well beyond the youth themselves. 

    As part of New York City’s

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