Job seekers stop at the Southeast Los Angeles WorkSource Center booth run by EWDD partner Watts Labor Community Action Committee at the Fourth Homeless Services Job Fair on Thursday January 17, 2019
A steady flow of approximately 730 job seekers streamed into the gymnasium at Southwest College Thursday January 17, 2019 for the fourth Homeless Services Job Fair.

EWDD staff provided support with planning and logistics leading up to the job fair and five staff members were present the day of the fair to help coordinate set-up and assist Mayor Eric Garcetti’s staff.

Five of the City’s WorkSource Centers were in attendance to represent the City’s WorkSource system, with partners Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD) providing lunch and the Asian American Drug Abuse Program, Inc. (AADAP) providing pastries for the 56 employers in attendance.

LA:RISE partners were also present at the job fair. EWDD staff said that the job fair went smoothly and remained busy for the duration of the event. They added that many vendors and job seekers said they expressed thanks at the end of the event for the opportunity.

Learn about the various programs and benefits offered through EWDD Employment Services and WorkSource Centers.

This story is part of the EWDD UPDATES from the week of January 21, 2019. Read this issue and more.