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350 inner-city youth benefit from CSJP/JDF programme

Published: Saturday December 21, 2013 | 8:40 am Comments 0

Some 350 more inner-city youth are now better equipped to obtain employment, having graduated from Phase 2 of the Citizen Security and Justice Internship Programme earlier this month.

The programme was in partnership with the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF), and was carried out by the Engineering Regiment at Up Park Camp.

It was aimed at improving the employability and social skills of participants, as well as the relationship between young men and the security forces.

Through the internship programme, participants gained experience in skill areas such as auto mechanics, furniture making, air condition and refrigeration repairs, carpentry, plumbing, electrical installation and masonry.

Coordinator for the CSJP/JDF Internship Programme, Major Marlon Stevenson, says the partnership was timely, as the JDF needed manpower for its massive housing development project underway at Up Park Camp.

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