Photo Gallery: Job Clubbing in the Big Apple
(June 11, 2012)
- Senator Kirsten Gillibrand with Ben Seigel, deputy director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships (l) and Rob Angelo, Northeast regional representative for Secretary Solis at the Job Clubs and Career Ministries Symposium in New York City on Monday.
- Job club leaders discuss their congregation-based programs, from left to right: Rev. Dr. Alfonso Wyatt of Greater Allen AME Cathedral in Queens, Deacon Lance Chambers of Grace Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon, Rev. Debbie Earthrowl of Salem & West Hebron United Methodist Churches in Salem, and Guy Felixbrodt of B'nai Jeshurun in Manhattan.
- Senator Gillibrand addresses the audience of nearly 200 faith, nonprofit, and job club leaders.
- Ben Seigel is joined by Angie Kamath (l), deputy commissioner for workforce development at the New York City Department of Small Business Services and Karen Coleman (r), acting deputy commissioner of labor and workforce development at the New York State Department of Labor. Kamath and Coleman represented New York's workforce investment system on a panel at the symposium and shared information on key resources and partnership opportunities for job clubs.