Bridge launches Work-Based Learning Program

Bridge’s Work-Based Learning program is a three month paid internship that provides youth participants an opportunity to develop their essential employment skills in a supportive environment.

This experiential model, coupled with real-time coaching, bolsters student persistence in the value of work and discovering their ambition for lifelong learning and skill development.

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90.9 WBUR: Boston Shelter Program Offers Bridge For Homeless Youth

90.9 WBUR: Boston Shelter Program Offers Bridge For Homeless Youth

"Most of the time when a young person arrives at a shelter for the first time, they're pretty taken back by the fact that it's one humongous room with triple-level bunk beds, maybe 200 men or 200 women in a room, sleeping face to face," said Robb Zarges, who runs Bridge Over Troubled Waters, a youth shelter near the Boston Common. "In our model, what we did is, it's two young people in a room, and it's private."

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