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Community Problems create youth EMPLOYMENT

All Communities have issues. what if we combine these issues to be solved and empower youth (through a network of college professor mentors and places like SCORE) to take on a challenge and solve the issue.Youth become Community entrepreneurs For example: Working mothers cannot pick up kids from school on time. enter a Young person who hires a car and picks up kids after school , for a fee. Both happy and make a profit.

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This solves two big issues in one solution 

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Interesting thoughts Shalini! Looking forward to hearing more on this in the upcoming Ideas phase which opens later this week. Make sure you post it again there too after check out the Opportunity Areas which we'll be sharing soon. Looking forward to seeing more of you across our challenge conversations.