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Youth Employment and Racial Equity should be priorities for Boston's Business Community

For almost 40 years, Boston has led the nation in supplying high school students with paid internships and meaningful work experiences. Since 1982, the Mayor's Summer Jobs Campaign, in partnership with the Boston Private Industry Council (PIC), has been recruiting private sector companies to hire Boston Public School (BPS) students for summer internships.

In this guest blog, Marinell Rousmaniere of EdVestors and Neil Sullivan of the Boston Private Industry Council (PIC), describe the critical role the Greater Boston business community has in ensuring summer job opportunities for Boston's youth and addressing the systemic inequities at the root of the racial disparities in opportunity.

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