In 1998 SRDC developed and began a case study of two pioneering programs for street youth in Vancouver. BladeRunners places youth on construction sites while encouraging them to work toward an apprenticeship in the building trades. Picasso Café provides a place for young people to train and to earn college credits in food preparation or food service.
Published: March 2001
Capability: Socio-economic Impact Assessment
Policy Area: Employment - Employment Supports and Services
Population: Low-skilled Workers - Social Assistance Recipients - Youth - Low-income Populations