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Giving teens a future

Original post made on Aug 9, 2007

Roshonia Cotton smiled broadly as she wiped down the bistro table at MiMe's Café in Redwood City recently. A server in training, she earns $9 an hour for sweeping, cleaning tables, taking orders and serving customers.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, August 1, 2007, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Michael Levin
a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Aug 9, 2007 at 6:28 pm

People who read the article might also be interested to know that a 22-minute film on the Sponsored Employment Program can be seen online at this link: Web Link.


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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on Aug 12, 2007 at 5:27 pm

Get a picture when she sees how much of her 9 dollars she gets to keep.


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