Photo Gallery: Ohio Job Clubs Symposium
(November 9, 2011)
- Attendees of the Job Clubs Symposium at Mt. Zion Congregational Church in Cleveland, OH listened to one of three panel presentations offered during the event. More than 150 people attended the event hosted by the Department of Labor Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships where they learned about the great work job clubs are doing in the Ohio area to get people back to work, and how job clubs and other groups can partner with the government to help the unemployed and underemployed.
- Panel members (from l to r) Treacy Crowley of Cuyahoga Community College, Larry Benders of Cuyahoga County Development, Bruce Madson of Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, and David Reines of Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Employment Connection participated on a panel at the Ohio Job Clubs Symposium on the ins-and-out of the state and local workforce development system and the importance of partnerships in meeting the needs of Ohio's workers and employers.
- Jay Williams, Director of the Office of Recovery for Auto Communities and Workers delivers remarks at the Job Club Symposium in Cleveland, OH. Williams, the former Mayor of Youngstown, OH discussed how key components of the American Jobs Act will help his fellow Ohioans.
- The evening before the Job Clubs Symposium, Ben Seigel (l) Deputy Director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships visited the Jobs Partnership Cleveland job club, which is hosted by Mt. Zion Congregational Church and lead pastor Reverend Paul Sadler (r).
- Reverend Paul Sadler leads a session on conflict, time management, and stewardship at the Jobs Partnership Cleveland Tuesday evening meeting.
- Yvonne Jeans, Executive Director of Jobs Partnership Cleveland, kicks of the Tuesday evening job club meeting, which has placed 900 people into jobs over the past few years and has achieved a one-year job retention rate of 83%.