Mayor Issues Call to Action for Summer Jobs for Harrisburg Youth

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March 17, 2015

HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse will issue a “Call to Action” for area businesses and non-profits to provide summer jobs and internships for Harrisburg students at a press conference at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the atrium of the MLK Government Center, 10 N. Second St., Harrisburg.

Mayor Papenfuse will be joined by Police Chief Thomas C. Carter, Senior Advisor Karl Singleton and Dave Black, President & CEO of the Harrisburg Regional Chamber and Capital Region Economic Development Corporation (Chamber and CREDC).

“We want to place at least 50 Harrisburg high school students in 50 jobs or internships this summer,” Mayor Papenfuse said.  “We are calling on all area businesses to help us meet this goal and provide opportunities for the city’s youth.”

The city will help match students with companies and organizations providing jobs and internships. And the city also will provide jobs and internships for Harrisburg youth this summer.

To post and manage a job listing for local students or to find summer job opportunities with local businesses, visit www.harrisburgpa.gov/mybrotherskeeper

For more information, contact Joyce M. Davis at jdavis@cityofhbg.com; or call 717 255 3015.

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