Youth Employment

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November 22, 2016
employment

I always thought of myself one of the lucky ones. Luck, it seemed, was the sole determinant for who made it out of my neighborhood. Growing up in Los Angeles in the 1980s, it seemed that violence and poverty were all around me; but still, I got out – one of the lucky ones.