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NCJ Number: 118543 Find in a Library
Title: Public Private Ventures, 1977-87
Corporate Author: Public/Private Ventures
United States of America
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 20
Sponsoring Agency: Public/Private Ventures
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report describes the 1987 efforts of Public/Private Ventures, a nonprofit organization formed in 1977 to design new strategies to remedy such problems as the high school dropout rate, illiteracy, teenage pregnancy, and youth unemployment.
Abstract: Activities included the completion of an impact study of youth conservation and service corps, an analysis of collaborative programs involving business in the public schools, and a paper on the role of the State in serving at-risk youth. Demonstration programs designed to prevent young teenagers from dropping out of school and to provide skills training through community improvement projects were also conducted. Illustrations, financial statements, and list of staff and publications.
Main Term(s): Motorcycle safety
Index Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention; School dropouts; Youth development; Youth employment
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