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Sanders and Conyers to Announce Youth Jobs Bill

WASHINGTON - Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) will announce the introduction of the Employ Young Americans Now Act—which would provide $5.5 billion in immediate funding to employ one million young Americans—at a roundtable discussion Wednesday.

Who: Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. John Conyers; Kisha Bird, Director of Youth Policy for Center for Law and Social Policy; Debby Shore, Executive Director and Founder of Sasha Bruce Youthwork; students

What: Announcement of Employ Young Americans Now Act and roundtable discussion

Where: Sasha Bruce Youthwork Eastern Market Location, 745 8th Street SE

When: Wednesday, July 19, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.


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