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Jobs for a Path Out of Poverty

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Jobs for a Path Out of Poverty

Jobs for a Path Out of Poverty

Jobs for a Path Out of Poverty

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One proven path to escaping the trap of poverty, crime, drugs and prison is a decent job. But even though the city of Bridgeport is surrounded by some of the richest suburbs in the nation, jobs and job skills are hard to come by. The Youth Business Center is a program founded by one member of the city's elite to provide job training and money-management skills to teens who've been in trouble with the law.