DeKalb, GPTC to create 850 summer jobs for youths

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the DeKalb Summer Youth Employment program is going virtual. Powered by a unique partnership between the DeKalb County Government, DeKalb County School District and Georgia Piedmont Technical College, the DeKalb Virtual Career Academy will offer “learn-and-earn” opportunities for 850 DeKalb residents ages 14 to 24.

The initiative will be announced during a virtual news conference on Thursday, May 7, at 10 a.m.


Who:             DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond

DeKalb School Superintendent Ramona Tyson

Georgia Piedmont Technical College


What:            DeKalb County Government, DeKalb County School District and                                          Georgia Piedmont Technical College will announce the DeKalb Virtual

Career Academy.


When:           Thursday, May 7, 2020, at 10 a.m.


Where:          The public can view the news conference via:



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