Senator Weaver thanks the many participants at the Task Force hearing on youth employment July 19 at the Gateway Building in Peoria.
Representatives from social service groups, businesses and young people (pictured below) shared their personal stories and told the Task Force what changes are needed to boost youth employment opportunities in central Illinois.
The information from this public hearing will be sent to Task Force members statewide, and will be included in a report to state lawmakers later this year.
Senator Weaver thanks panelists Kira Thomas, Taryne Gardner, and Hedy Elliott (pictured below) for participating in the Task Force hearing on youth employment July 19 at the Gateway Building in Peoria.
Senator Weaver says the Task Force hearing (pictured below) was a success, thanks to the hard work of his office team and Katie Kelly of the Peoria Police Department, as well as the participation by community members.