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Yakima Teens Get Help Finding Summer Jobs

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YAKIMA, Wash.-- This summer teens in Yakima are getting their first taste of the work force.

Safe Yakima Valley started 100 Jobs for 100 Kids program to help teenagers build a resume.

Organizers said this program helps teens avoid at-risk behavior by keeping them working in part-time jobs over the summer.

Several local businesses in the area partnered with the program to get kids working.

This year,105 teens landed part-time jobs through the program.

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