Heller notes pandemic teen summer job programs help family finances and generate big reductions in violence and criminal justice involvement
"The pandemic has created unexpected summer jobs for these young people" - PBS News Hour. 8/14/2020.
In a PBS News Hour segment, PSC Researcher and Economist Sara Heller discusses impact of municipal summer job programs during the Covid-19 pandemic.
"Two to seven years after the [city-run job] program, it's not improving future employment outcomes. What it is doing is generating big reductions in violence and criminal justice involvement."