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The DYRS Approach: Job Training and Workforce Development

Date Released: 
Wed, 05/01/2013

The DYRS Approach: Job Training and Workforce Development


(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The District of Columbia Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS) today released an agency update detailing its approach to comprehensive job readiness training, vocational certifications, paid internships, and unsubsidized job opportunities.  


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