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Program aims at teens needing second chance at diploma

YouthBuild may no longer be operational in Sonoma County, but Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County is still running an alternative school for out of school youths. “Youth Connections” targets those 16 to 22 years old who are currently out of school. “We offer them a second chance at a high school diploma,” said Jason Carter, program manager. Students are sometimes young parents who dropped out or students who struggled in a mainstream setting and dropped out, Carter said. The… Read More »