Photo Gallery: Secretary Solis at Cascade United Methodist Church
(October 5, 2011)
- Hilda L. Solis speaks about the Labor Department's new faith-based project to connect with job clubs and ministries and facilitate partnerships between job clubs and the workforce investment system during a visit Wednesday to Cascade United Methodist Church in Atlanta.
- Hilda L. Solis takes questions on the role that the U.S. Department of Labor is playing in getting Americans back to work.
- The Job Symposium drew hundreds of participants looking to get involved in the U.S. Department of Labor's “On the Front Lines of Getting Americans Back to Work” symposium.
- Secretary Solis emphasizes the need for job clubs and career ministries to develop collaborative relationships to help the unemployed in Atlanta.
- Secretary Solis sits down to hear first-hand the challenges facing African-American job seekers in Atlanta.
- Participants in a small group discussion get the opportunity to express their ideas directly to the Secretary on the needs of African-Americans to fully participate in the labor market.
- Reflecting the positive vibe of the meeting, a group gives the thumbs-up to the plans for building more deeply collaborative relationships between community groups and government.
- Hilda L. Solis and Cascade United Methodist Church pastor Marvin A. Moss hold a press conference to promote faith-based career ministries and other community-based programs that are helping the unemployed in Atlanta.
- During a news conference at the Cascade United Methodist Church in Atlanta on Wednesday Hilda L. Solis took the opportunity to promote the President Obama's jobs plan and the impact it would have on Georgia with creating over 13,000 jobs locally.