Bed-Stuy company pushes homeowners to hire teens

A Bed-Stuy company is making a push to give Brooklyn teens a brighter future.

The Foot-Soldiers Cleaning Service is working to get new homeowners to sign up for their services, which allows area youth to earn a stipend for cleaning properties.

Officials say the company's program also gives teens academic support, workshops and exercise classes.

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