ERIC Number: EJ641795
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Growing Prospects in Manitoba: Drug Equipment Spices Up Youth Job Training Program.
Youth Today, v10 n11 p36-37 Dec-Jan 2002
A Winnipeg (Manitoba) school teacher started a nonprofit job skills training program for at-risk youth. Police donated equipment confiscated from marijuana cultivators to the program, which trains youth aged 15-29 in hydroponics, horticulture, and greenhouse operations. More than 75 percent of its graduates are employed in greenhouse or related fields. (TD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Greenhouses, Horticulture, Job Training, Young Adults, Youth Programs
American Youth Work Center, 1200 17th St. N.W., 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20036-3006; Tel: 202-785-0764 ($14.97/year).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Canada (Winnipeg)