Episode 176 - The Kids are Alright

One Iowa high schooler is helping lead the charge on issues surrounding youth employment in the state. Ottumwa sophomore Oliver Hernandez Norris is joined by Krista Tedrow from Iowa's South Central Workforce Development Board to tell us about how they secured a meeting with the Federal Department of Labor in Washington D.C. to discuss youth employment.  Find out what Oliver says are some of the main concerns employers should be looking at when it comes to hiring youth, and how a first-of-its-kind survey conducted by Iowa State University will help shape youth workforce solutions.

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Featured Guest:  Krista Tedrow, Iowa's South Central Workforce Development Board and  Oliver Hernandez Norris, Youth Employment Council

Hosts: Ben Oldach and Kathy Leggett

Produced by: Iowa Workforce Development Communications Bureau

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Hosted by Ben Oldach and Kathy Leggett. Produced by the Iowa Workforce Development Communications Bureau.