Illinois Senate subcommittee to host youth employment hearing

News-DemocratApril 14, 2014 

The Illinois Senate's Subcommittee on Community Youth Employment will begin a series of statewide hearings Tuesday in East St. Louis.

State Sen. Mattie Hunter, D-Chicago, and other elected officials will join state agencies to discuss proposed legislation from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House, located at 1045 State St. in East St. Louis.

Students and agencies will provide testimonies about the Summer Youth Employment Program and the need to create year-long opportunities for students.

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