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Former Secretary Solis Visits Columbia Heights/Shaw Family Collaborative
(January 10, 2013)

Images include:

  • Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis visited the Columbia Heights/Shaw Family Support Collaborative in downtown Washington. Secretary Solis was greeted by Penelope "Penny" Griffith, Executive Director of the collaborative and then posed for a group photo with Ms. Griffith, Johnny Mammen (Columbia Heights/Shaw Family Support Collaborative Director of Finance), Elizabeth Malomo (Columbia Heights/Shaw Family Support Collaborative Director of Family and Youth Services), Roxana Olivas (Executive Director, Office of Latino Affairs) and German Vigil (DC Office of Latino Affairs). Secretary Solis sat in on a class of students learning the skills needed to get a job in the competitive job market. She then watched the Workforce Development Presentation on Jag/Returning Citizens and FEED/Fatherhood Initiative and then gave remarks and answered questions from audience.
  • Secretary Solis sat in on a class of students learning the skills needed to get a job in the competitive job market. She also learned about the organization’s “Green Team” which hires members of the community to keep the streets in Columbia Heights clean of trash and debris.
  • Secretary Solis met with the staff of the Collaborative’ s Workforce Development office. They gave a presentation on Jag/Returning Citizens and FEED/Fatherhood Initiative and then gave remarks and answered questions from audience
  • Secretary Solis met with the staff of the Collaborative’ s Workforce Development office. They gave a presentation on Jag/Returning Citizens and FEED/Fatherhood Initiative and then gave remarks and answered questions from audience
  • Secretary Solis met with young adults who are member of the Collaborative. The students told Secretary Solis how the organization has helped them find employment and better themselves.
  • Secretary Solis met with young adults who are member of the Collaborative. The students told Secretary Solis how the organization has helped them find employment and better themselves.

Images include:

  • Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis visited the Columbia Heights/Shaw Family Support Collaborative in downtown Washington. Secretary Solis was greeted by Penelope "Penny" Griffith, Executive Director of the collaborative and then posed for a group photo with Ms. Griffith, Johnny Mammen (Columbia Heights/Shaw Family Support Collaborative Director of Finance), Elizabeth Malomo (Columbia Heights/Shaw Family Support Collaborative Director of Family and Youth Services), Roxana Olivas (Executive Director, Office of Latino Affairs) and German Vigil (DC Office of Latino Affairs). Secretary Solis sat in on a class of students learning the skills needed to get a job in the competitive job market. She then watched the Workforce Development Presentation on Jag/Returning Citizens and FEED/Fatherhood Initiative and then gave remarks and answered questions from audience.
  • Secretary Solis sat in on a class of students learning the skills needed to get a job in the competitive job market. She also learned about the organization's "Green Team" which hires members of the community to keep the streets in Columbia Heights clean of trash and debris.
  • Secretary Solis met with the staff of the Collaborative' s Workforce Development office. They gave a presentation on Jag/Returning Citizens and FEED/Fatherhood Initiative and then gave remarks and answered questions from audience
  • Secretary Solis met with the staff of the Collaborative' s Workforce Development office. They gave a presentation on Jag/Returning Citizens and FEED/Fatherhood Initiative and then gave remarks and answered questions from audience
  • Secretary Solis met with young adults who are member of the Collaborative. The students told Secretary Solis how the organization has helped them find employment and better themselves.
  • Secretary Solis met with young adults who are member of the Collaborative. The students told Secretary Solis how the organization has helped them find employment and better themselves.