Is it so simple as saying the kids don’t want to work? Ellen Morta, our Regional Lead for Western Cape spoke to Cape Talk’s Lester Kiewit this week to dispel the myth and discuss in detail the soft and hard roadblocks that young people face when trying to secure steady work.
 
They were joined in conversation with Charles Maisel from Men on the side of the road and Krystal Duncan Williams from Youth Capital.

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