youth http://wfpl.org en Louisville Leaders Seeks to Keep Kids Engaged Through Summer Programs http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-leaders-seeks-keep-kids-engaged-through-summer-programs <p></p><p>Young people in Louisville are being encouraged to participate in an array of summer activities announced Tuesday by Metro Government officials.&nbsp;&nbsp; Some of the programs would be funded through Louisville <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-mayor-greg-fischer-proposes-lge-fee-fund-significant-public-safety-increase">Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed budget</a>, which allots <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-mayors-budget-proposal-adds-2-million-youth-program-plan-has-critics">$2.2 million for youth development</a>.</p> Wed, 28 May 2014 11:02:00 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9426 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Leaders Seeks to Keep Kids Engaged Through Summer Programs Mayor Fischer is Interested in Toughening Louisville's Curfew Law, but Police Write Few Citations http://wfpl.org/post/mayor-fischer-interested-toughening-louisvilles-curfew-law-police-write-few-citations <p>One idea floated in the aftermath of the string of <a href="/post/how-did-so-much-violence-happen-saturday-downtown-louisville">violence by young people last month in downtown Louisville</a> is strengthening the city's curfew law.</p><p>At the moment, Louisville doesn't permit people 18 and younger from being out after 11 p.m. on weekdays and 1 a.m. on weekends (with several exceptions). The curfew ends on all days at 6 a.m.</p> Sun, 27 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jacob Ryan & Joseph Lord 9222 at http://wfpl.org Mayor Fischer is Interested in Toughening Louisville's Curfew Law, but Police Write Few Citations Kentuckiana's Summer Jobs Program Meets Goal http://wfpl.org/post/kentuckianas-summer-jobs-program-meets-goal <p>Louisville&#39;s Summer Works job program has met its $1 million goal to employ up to 400 young workers this summer.</p><p>The program, which pays youth to work at various non-profits and public agencies around the county, is administered though KentuckianaWorks, the Workforce Investment Board for the Greater Louisville region.</p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 14:34:36 +0000 Devin Katayama 814 at http://wfpl.org Kentuckiana's Summer Jobs Program Meets Goal Youth Summer Jobs Program Comes Up Short http://wfpl.org/post/youth-summer-jobs-program-comes-short <p>Mayor Greg Fischer&rsquo;s goal of employing 400 students this summer has not been met, but the <a href="http://www.kentuckianaworks.org/Home.aspx">Kentuckiana Works</a> summer jobs program has seen growth.</p><p>Monday is the first day on the job for around 150 students who signed up for the &quot;Summer Works&quot; program this spring, said Michael&nbsp;Gritton,&nbsp;executive director of Kentuckiana&nbsp;Works, the Workforce Investment Board for the Greater Louisville region.</p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 585 at http://wfpl.org Youth Summer Jobs Program Comes Up Short