The city will launch a new Young Women’s Initiative to complement its Young Men’s Initiative to boost the prospects of minority youth, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito plans to announce Thursday.

The new project will target black and Latino girls and young women in an effort to improve their education and job chances and access to preventive and reproductive health care.

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