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MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor’s Commission on African Affairs Hosts the First Workforce Resource Fair for the African Community in Maryland

 

WHAT: The Governor’s Commission on African Affairs of the Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives hosts the first workforce resource fair for the African community in Maryland. The fair is led by the commission’s Workforce Development and Education Subcommittee and supported by the Entrepreneurship Academy of Bowie State University. 

Approximately 20 organizations will participate in the fair to offer resources and services for job seekers, businesses, and community members to include resume writing, career pathways, labor market trends, education training, apprenticeships, financial literacy, English classes for immigrants, and more. 

Registration and parking map are available here.

WHO: Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives
Governor’s Commission on African Affairs Workforce Development and Education Subcommittee
Entrepreneurship Academy of Bowie State University

WHEN: Friday, December 6, 2019
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm1:15 pm – Welcome and Introduction
1:30 pm – Introduction to American Job Centers
1:55 pm – Maryland Workforce Exchange
2:15 pm – Apprenticeships
2:35 pm – Break
2:45 pm – Education and Training Panel
3:10 pm – Skilled Immigrant
3:35 pm – Resume Writing
3:55 pm – Community Updates
4:05 pm – Exhibitors and Networking

WHERE: Bowie State University Center for Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Nursing
Beacon Room
14000 Jericho Park Road
Bowie, Md. 

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