Photo Gallery: Kansas City Job Clubs Symposium
(January 26, 2012)
- On January 26, 2012 the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships held a Job Clubs and Career Ministries Symposium at St. James United Methodist Church in Kansas City, MO.
- The Job Clubs Symposium attracted approximately 150 practitioners and faith and community leaders from the greater KC metropolitan area. Jay Williams, Director of the Office of director of the administration's Office of Recovery for Auto Communities and Workers, addressed the audience and shared information about the revitalization of the auto industry in Kansas City.
- Jay Williams addressing the audience at the Job Clubs Symposium in Kansas City.
- Panelists discuss the role of job clubs and career ministries in helping Kansas Citians get back to work. From left to right: Laura Johannesmeyer, Career Counselor and Program Coordinator at Johnson County Community College; Maureen Reintjes, founder of Kansas City Metro Networking Job Club; Sam Ojofeitimi, volunteer leader of Career Connection KC Northland at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church; Dana Clark, a nonprofit professional who has been an active member of several area job clubs; and Stacy Clark, a former member of the Career Connection KC Northland job club, which helped him land his current job.
- Panelists share information about valuable resources in the community available to job seekers. From left to right: Diane Stafford, the workplace and careers columnist at the Kansas City Star; Scott Anglemyer, Executive Director of Workforce Partnership; Alana Muller, President of FastTrac; Clyde McQueen, President and CEO of Full Employment Council Kansas City; Daryl Williams, Director of Research & Policy for the Kauffman Foundation; and Michael Laverty, Kansas and Missouri State Director of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).