- Ada, Oklahoma

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April 29, 2013

Chickasaw Nation program puts kids to work

Ada —

For more than 25 years, the Chickasaw Nation Summer Youth program has made a positive impact on both young people’s lives and employers in south central Oklahoma. 

The Chickasaw Nation Summer Youth program provides quality, no-cost labor to dozens of employers in the tribe’s 13-county area while hundreds of Oklahoma youth gain valuable workforce training.

The summer youth employment program places Native American youth, ages 14-21, in local businesses to help them to gain real-world experience at no cost to the business. 

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