Posts Tagged ‘SYEP’

Just How Bad Are Homeless Services In The District?

Earlier this week, we learned that Mayor Adrian Fenty's administration dipped into funds for needy families to help make up for his Summer Youth Employment Program's budget shortfall. The D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute reported:
"The Fenty administration chose to cover the overspending in summer jobs by transferring funds meant to help vulnerable families with basic food [...]

Eliminating The Kinks: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"No Last Call For SoberRide, After All," "Not Guilty! Judge Exonerates Defendants In Robert Wone Case," "Watch Fenty Dance To Go-Go," "World Cup Roundup," "Community [...]

Phil Mendelson Moves To Reform DYRS: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"Linda Greene Resigns From Orange Campaign," "Summer Jobs Program Begins With Knives, Thefts"
Good Morning. Finally, someone has stepped up on one of the city's biggest [...]

Summer Jobs Program Begins With Knives, Thefts

Today, 21,000 District kids went to work as part the mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). They fanned out across the city, filling up recreation centers, pools, parks, the Wilson Building, and various private sector jobs. And like last year, the program has started with a few troubling incidents.
This morning, program supervisors seized knives from [...]

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