Obama Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett Discusses Youth Employment

Ed Note: This is a cross post from Youth Radio — Youth Media International on Huffington Post. You can find the post here.

Young people 16-24 are unemployed at more than twice the national average, and teenagers are unemployed at more than three times the national average. Youth Radio reporter Ashley Williams interviews Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama, about Youth Jobs+, a program piloted by the White House to create summer job opportunities for thousands of young people across the nation.  

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