Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Opinion: Charity or cheap labor?

Opinion: Charity or cheap labor?: "harity or cheap labor?

The deceptive actions of the Florida Youth Conservation Corps call into question whether the agency is fulfilling its mission or just making a mint.

A Times Editorial
Published June 28, 2005

The Dade City-based Florida Youth Conservation Corps is grabbing millions of dollars in no-bid government contracts to clean highway rights of way. Its stated mission is to provide training and scholarships to disadvantaged youths, but the most prevalent lessons are deceitful behavior and ducking accountability."

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