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San Francisco YouthWorks (YW) is a unique high school internship program that provides youth with paid work experience to develop their readiness for work and promote interest in public service careers. Since 1997, YW has served over 7,500 youth from every neighborhood in San Francisco.

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Welcome Katie!

IMG_5001YouthWorks would like to welcome our newest Employment Coordinator, Catherine (Katie) Ho!

Katie Ho was born and raised in Canton, Ohio—the home of the Football Hall of Fame.  She moved to the Bay Area for college, where she graduated and received her BA in Development Studies (the study of developing countries) in 2007.  After graduating,Katie worked in administrative support for a law office and a non-profit for youth with severe emotional disturbance.  She then decided to go to Cal State East Bay to pursue her masters in Social Work with a focus on Community Mental Health.  After Katie graduated in 2013, she pursued her passions to connect with youth and their communities by working in several schools Alameda and Contra Costa County doing school-based therapy.

Katie currently manages internships in the Building Inspection Department, Planning Department, Municipal Transportation Agency, Public Utilities Commission, Public Works, the Port, and SFO.  In her spare time, Katie enjoys spending time with friends, hiking, playing with dogs, and running.

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