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WAVE3-TV, Louisville earns national award for creating summer jobs for youth

By Sarah Eisenmenger

Date Published: 1/23/2014

Mayor Greg Fischer’s SummerWorks program – which landed jobs and training for 1,500 youth last summer – received a top award today from the U.S. Conference of Mayors. The program, which Fischer started in 2011, won first place in the first annual National Summer Youth Jobs Challenge.

In presenting Fischer with the award in Washington, D.C., the mayor’s conference cited the fast growth of the program and the mayor’s successful outreach to the private sector.

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