NY Pols Tout Bill Targeting Jobless Youth
City Limits - 08/18/2011
From a makeshift stage in Harlem on Tuesday, Representative Charlie Rangel, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Assemblyman Keith Wright, and leaders from the National Urban League, a nonprofit social services provider, touted proposed legislation to combat youth unemployment. Termed the Urban Jobs Act, during its first year the legislation would provide $20 million in grants to national nonprofits like the National Urban League. The funding would be used in targeted areas by local affiliates like the New York Urban League, whose offices hosted the assemblage.