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2017 Jewel J. Newman Community Center TeenWorkPrepBR program registration now open

BATON ROUGE, La (LOCAL 33) - The Jewel J. Newman Community Center, 2013 Central Road, is currently registering youth ages 13 and 14 for its 2017 TeenWorkPrepBR Program; which will be held June 12 through Aug 4, 2017.

Throughout the 8-week session, participants will engage in career exploration, college exploration, act preparation, early awareness activities, job shadowing, mentoring, exciting field trips and more.

Breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacks will be provided!  Registration is taking place NOW through May 15th in the Jewel J. Newman Community Center, Suite 4.  The FULL registration cost is $30; Money Order Only. Limited number of slots available.

In order to be eligible for TeenWorkPrepBR you must:

  • Reside in East Baton Rouge Parish
  • Attend school in East Baton Rouge Parish
  • 13 or 14 years of age
  • Family income meets the eligibility requirements for Free/Reduced School Lunch

Applications are being accepted at the JJNCC, 2013 Central Road, Baton Rouge, LA. Monday – Friday from 9AM – 3PM. For more information, please feel free to contact us at (225) 77-JEWEL (775-3935) or via email at jjncc@brgov.com.


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