Marti Mikkelson

Activities are underway around town to keep students busy and safe during summer vacation. One new program for young men considered at-risk is called Youth Works Milwaukee. 

The teens practice job skills and then head off to work.

DeShawn Ewing is standing at the front of the room at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, north of downtown. He knows some of the 30 young men seated at tables in front of him may be mourning the loss of a friend or relative.

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The latest data from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development shows that about 79,000 people here receive unemployment benefits. 

The third quarter could be a good one for area job seekers.