Dream Bikes: Connecting teens to more than a job

Wauwatosa West High School, Milwaukee, WI

DreamBikes, a non-profit in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, opens used bicycle stores in economically disadvantaged communities and employs local teens to fix bikes. In the process, young people get job training, mentorship and learn lifelong skills.

Produced by Chris Sims, Jeremi Spearman, and John Stenz. Instruction provided by SRL Connected Educator Chris Lazarski. Station support provided by John Dollar and Ryan Hendricks from Wisconsin Public Television.

See full series: Making it Work: Today’s Youth, Tomorrow’s Jobs.