Pilot program leads to more opportunity for youths to exercise skills

Kendrick Castillo spends four hours a day, four days a week in a large warehouse, where he maneuvers tiny wires, assembles metal and plastic parts and does programming on a computer. Young for an intern, the 16-year-old is learning all facets of a professional manufacturing job.

“This has a lot more technology than the eye can see,” said Castillo, referring to a line of large, black label-printing machines. Read more...