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New Door Ventures: Employing and Empowering Youth in San Francisco

New Door Ventures provides skill-building, individual support and jobs that enable at-risk youth ages 16-21 to discover and achieve their potential. New Door Ventures runs a screen printing business and bike shop to employ these youth and give them real-world opportunities.

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" New Door Ventures provides paid job internships for at-risk youth ages 16-21, at one of two social enterprises (nonprofit businesses that we own and operate) or with community partners in the Ally partnership program.

In addition to earning a paycheck, youth interns develop hard job skills, such as bicycle repair and screen-printing, while also learning soft job skills like professionalism, time management, workplace communication and teamwork.

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A screen-printing business offering embroidered apparel and custom-designed promotional products for corporations, universities, nonprofit organizations and special events, located in San Francisco's Bayview District.

Pedal Revolution

A full-service bicycle sales and repair shop, located in San Francisco’s Mission District.

Ally Partnership

New Door partners with 30+ local businesses and nonprofits to provide paid job internships for youth. New Door pays for the interns' wages, as well as provides all HR, training, admin and legal support for its Ally jobsite partners. Ally partners pay nothing, and benefit from low-cost labor and New Door’s program expertise, while giving back to the community."

For more information, please visit: http://www.newdoor.org/

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