In the News: YouthBuild program tackles lack of low-income housing while giving opportunities to at-risk youth

From Spectrum News 1 – A program in Milwaukee is working to help resolve two major challenges the city faces: a shortage of affordable housing for low-income families and a lack of opportunities for at-risk young adults.

It’s called YouthBuild and is run by Milwaukee Christian Center. The program is for those ages 18–24 who have not finished high school and who may face challenges finding work due to various life experiences.

Participants in the program get hands-on experience in construction, while building new homes for low-income families.

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