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Cuomo: 196 jobs announced for ‘at-risk’ youth in Binghamton

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BINGHAMTON (WBNG) -- Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Friday 196 summer and long-term jobs for at-risk youth in Binghamton following gun-violence community meetings.

Governor Cuomo said in a news release the jobs will be available in the 13901, 13904, and 13905 zip codes.

According to Cuomo, the state will provide funding for the creation of 46 summer jobs for youths ages 15 to 24. The goal is to keep them employed until school starts this year. The state will partner with local workforce development boards to provide job training and placement into long-term jobs for 150 youths that are out of school and live in the listed zip codes.

Cuomo announced Wednesday the city will receive $750,000 to assist at-risk youth and to help fund workforce training and job placement programs for cities that have been impacted by gun violence.

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