Text Item Type Metadata
A MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR OF ATLANTA
REGARDING THE METROPOLITAN YOUTH OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM
The promise and future strength of this metropolis is in our youth.
Many youths, particularly those who live in slums and poverty, need special
help in improving their lives. and finding a place in the mainstream of our
You, as participants in the Youth Opportunity Program, face a
challenging task and a vital responsibility. Your task will be to strengthen,
improve and increase every existing public and private service and to enhance
the sound growth and guidance of youth. ;
With energy, patience and determination, you can have a major effect
on the planning and operation of programs which provide jobs, education, rec-
reation services, and other activities for our less advantaged young people.
This can be done through full cooperation and support from every
I want especially to stress the necessity of jobs. It is essential
that every young person experience the challenge and satisfaction of holding
a job during the summer,
We must, of course, continue to build programs that meet the needs
of our youth on a year-round basis.