ABCD Youth Summer Job Programs 

Posted by ABCD Public Information 6/6/2014 Categories: YEA! YEA! Initiative Youth Services Youth Unemployment

By Yadires Nova-Salcedo, June 5, 2014

For 50 straight years, with a summer jobs program called SummerWorks, the non-profit organization ABCD (Action for Boston Community Development Agency) has kept kids off the streets, while helping them earn some extra money over the summer! This has been a very successful program and because of this, last year, they came up with a second summer program called YEA! (Youth Engaged in Action). On the June 7th edition of Centro, at 7:50 a.m. on WBZ-TV, Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks about this great program with ABCD Executive Vice President Sharon Scott- Chandler. Tune in!

ABCD SummerWorks
& YEA! Programs


Summer Vacation Programs 

Posted by ABCD Public Information 5/28/2014 Categories: SummerWorks YEA! Initiative

South End News, Wednesday, May 28, 2014

ABCD Summerworks: Apply online 24 hours a day and follow the step-by-step instructions by reading and completing the application with a parent or guardian. You can also apply in person at your local neighborhood ABCD office. Applicants must be residents of Boston, be between the ages of 14 and 21, and be income eligible. Submitting an application does NOT guarantee a summer job. Applications must be submitted by Jun 13! 617-348-6548, www.summerworks.net

ABCD’s Youth Engaged In Action: This is a FREE 3 week summer program for 13 year olds. Participating students will focus on job readiness, financial literacy, and civic engagement. Participants will also earn $100 in gift cards. Deadline: May 30. 617-348-6583,www.bostonabcd.org

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Youth, officers celebrate graduation of teens from BPD’s Youth Police Academy 

Posted by ABCD Public Information 8/28/2013 Categories: SummerWorks YEA! Initiative

by Patrick D. Rosso | Boston Globe 

Before they entered the Boston Police Department’s Youth Police Academy summer program, the teens had certain wary perceptions about the officers that patrolled their streets. And the officers had ideas about the youth, as well.

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SummerWorks & YEA! – Youth Summer Programs 

7/30/2013 Categories: SummerWorks YEA! Initiative

Yadires Nova-Salcedo | Channel 4 "Centro"

ABCD's Eric Mitchell speaks out on SummerWorks and the new "YEA!" program for 13-year-olds.

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ABCD “YEA!” a shout-out for young teens! 

7/19/2013 Categories: YEA! Initiative


ABCD kicks off its “YEA!” program for 13-year-olds from low-income, inner-city families on July 22 at eight neighborhood sites.

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