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Program helps Brockton students see business future

CEO ‘boot camp’ teaches teens to solve global, local problems

BROCKTON — Hunched over his laptop Monday afternoon, a sweatshirt-and-jeans-clad Romi Alexandre put the final touches on an important pitch he was about to deliver via conference call.

For three months, Alexandre has been in contact with potential corporate and philanthropic donors to raise $16,000 to match a grant for an educational nonprofit.

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