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Resource ID: #22086
Subject: Charities
Source: Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
Date: June 26, 2005



The Florida Youth Conservation Corps is a nonprofit designed to provide life-skills training to disadvantaged youth. For these ends, the organization is given millions of dollars in no-bid roadside maintenance contracts. However, this investigation found that the money seems to be going towards travel, sponsoring a little league baseball team in the Dominican Republic, and employing relatives of the executive director, rather than to disadvantaged youth.

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