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SOUTH BAY WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD AND CITY OF INGLEWOOD TO HOST SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGAM LIVE STAGE PERFORMANCE

On Thursday, August 12th at 2:00 p.m., and Friday, August 13th at 6:30 p.m., a live stage performance called 'The Eleventh Hour', a production of the YES YOUTH CAN II Summer Youth Employment Program 2010, will be presented featuring an all-star cast of over 30 talented youth from Inglewood, Hawthorne, Lennox and Los Angeles.  The story is about a recreation center that is closing due to bad financial management and a group of kids with a cause hoping for restoration.  The play will be hosted at Crozier Middle School located at 120 West Regent St., Inglewood, CA 90301.

The South Bay Workforce Investment Board (SBWIB) and the City of Inglewood have been in partnership for many years, with a long history of the SBWIB providing employment opportunities to thousands of adults and youth through the Inglewood South Bay One-Stop Business & Career Centers.  Continuing in their diligent work, this years Yes Youth Can II Summer Youth Employment Program was augmented by stimulus funds to provide summer youth employment for qualifying young people, including those in CalWORKs families, in foster care or emancipating from foster care.

Stimulus funds have allowed the SBWIB and its partners to take full advantage of every opportunity to provide summer jobs to thousands of young people.  Sponsors for the event include the South Bay Workforce Investment Board, the City of Inglewood, and the South Bay One-Stop Business & Career Centers.  For more information, contact the SBWIB at 310-970-7700 or the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department at (310) 412-8750.