President of the Senate, Hon. Floyd Morris (left), greets Travis Lewis (centre), and Vernon Yheast, during the closing ceremony of the National Youth Service’s (NYS) Empowerment Programme on Thursday (August 27), at the New Kingston Conference Centre. The Empowerment Programme targets young people with mild intellectual disabilities. Approximately 20 persons, who participated in the Kingston and St. Andrew leg, attended a three-week non-residential camp followed by six months of supported work experience, during which they were placed at a number of private and public sector firms across the Corporate Area.
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