1. The Multnomah Youth Commission represents the City and County's youth population. They work together with adult government leaders to improve the city and the lives of young people.

    More information: http://bit.ly/UPiRIo
    Multnomah Youth Commission: mayorsamadams.com/myc

    Featured in this video: Zahara Muhammed (MYC), Jeff Cogen (Multnomah County), Violeta Alvarez (MYC), Eden Berhane, Jose Lopez-Delgado (MYC), Merlat Addisu, Rakiyah Johnson (MYC), Diane McKeel (Multnomah County), Loretta Smith (Multnomah County), Julie Petrokubi (PHD Student), Perla Alvarez (MYC), and Mayor Sam Adams.

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  2. BizConnect recruits local businesses to provide company tours, job shadows, internships, and speaking events for Portland students. It engages students and adds real-world experience to their studies.

    More information: http://bit.ly/UwOFl8

    Featured in this video: Kevin Jeans Gail (Portland Workforce Alliance), Vivian Orlen (Grant High School), Carol Campbell (Benson High School), Carole Smith (PPS), Alondo Simpson (City of Roses Disposal & Recycling), Kevin Devlin (Iberdrola Renewables), Gwen Sullivan (Portland Teacher's Union), David J. Hardy (Vestas), Waleed Sadruddin (Daimler Trucks North America), Farhad Ghafarzade (Green Drop Garage), and Mayor Sam Adams.

    Music: "Theme 4" by Johnny Ripper

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  4. The Summer Youth Connect program provides Summer opportunities to Portland kids. It provides work site visits and paid internships that give context and connection to kids, preparing them for job and educational opportunities after high school.

    Program information: summeryouthconnect.org
    Related opportunities at futureconnectpdx.org

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  5. Mayor Adams visits Benson High and Parkrose High (Portland Public Schools) to celebrate the first day of the school year. Mayor Adams introduces the MySchool iOS app and promotes the Future Connect Challenge.

    More information:
    futureconnectpdx.org
    myschool: itunes.apple.com/us/app/portland-public-schools/id556803140?mt=8 (on iTunes AppStore)

    Featured in this video: Carole Smith (PPS), Captain Chris Uehara (Portland Police), Teena Jain (Gamma Point), Amit Jain (Gamma Point), and Mayor Sam Adams.

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