Job training program for at-risk youth opens retail store

We Creations, a youth job training program by Northwest Youth Services, is opening a retail store at 929A N. State St. The store will sell sewn and screen-printed creations, according to a press release.

We Creations provides vocational training and skill development activities to homeless and at-risk youth and young adults in Whatcom County. Staff and volunteers teach regular workshops on screen printing and using sewing machines to repurpose discarded materials.

The retail space will be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, starting July 29.

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