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Chicago’s Summer Jobs Program Provides More Than a Paycheck

In a few weeks, the city’s summer jobs program for teens and young adults will be coming to a close.

Each summer, the thousands who are hired through One Summer Chicago earn work experience and a paycheck. But the city of Chicago may be earning something, too: a reduced rate of violent crime among the young people who are working.

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