These Kids Mean Busines$ is a
60-minute public television special that looks at organizations teaching business, entrepreneurship and the free-market to youth from disadvantaged neighborhoods —and profiles the businesses created by those students.
The stories come from many parts of the country: Milwaukee, WI; South Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; Nashville, TN; Chicago, IL; Wise County, VA; and New York City, NY.
The organizations featured in the program are the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship, REAL Enterprises, Center for Teaching Entrepreneurship, Food From the ‘Hood, Entrenuity, and the C.E.O. Academy.
The program has been premiering on PBS stations throughout the country. Clarence Page, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Chicago Tribune, serves as reporter and writer.
Milwaukee twin brothers Eric and Derrick have been running their landscaping business since they were eleven.
David Lawson, an alumnus of a high school entrepreneurship class, works his vineyard in WIse County, Virginia.
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