Derrian William

Santa Monica College

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Student at Santa Monica College, who has gone through the Chamber's Hire LA program

Derrian William on KCRW

It's time for young people to find summer jobs but, as we all know, recovery has been a long time coming.

Summer Jobs in a Recovering Economy

It's time for young people to find summer jobs but, as we all know, recovery has been a long time coming.

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