Job fair attracts hundreds

HUNTINGTON PARK - More than 850 local job seekers attended a job fair in Huntington Park hosted by Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard last week.The featured 37 employers and 14 veteran services organizations to help military veterans seeking employment. Three apprenticeship programs were also at the job fair, along with the Southeast Community Development Corporation mobile unit which assisted job seekers with resumes and online job searches. "As our economy continues to recover, it is important that we keep the focus on jobs," said Roybal-Allard. "People are still struggling to find employment, and I'm glad we were able to connect so many local job seekers with employers."

********** Published: July 19, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 14