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Access 2 Opportunity Forum
Come learn about Local Green Jobs, Community Jobs, Renewable Energy Jobs!!
Friday March 29, 2019 8:00am to 4:00pm
Cape Verdean Veterans Memorial Hall
561 Purchase Street New Bedford, Ma. Jobs…………………Businesses………………Jobs
2019 Registration Open
“Are You Ready” Access2Opportunity Forum is a series of Awareness, Outreach and Recruitment Forums focusing on Access2 Educational, Apprenticeship, Training, Internships, Employment Career Paths and Business Development Opportunities in the following economic markets:
A. Renewable Clean Energy Sectors:
Solar, Water and Offshore Wind’s Supply Chains and Workforce Pipelines, Advanced Manufacturing, Marine Construction, Fishing and the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Clean-up Project.
B. Green Jobs:
Housing Construction, Healthy Energy Efficiency and Weatherization, Transportation and Highway Construction, Rural and Urban Revitalization.
C. Community Jobs:
Agricultural, Education, Health and Fitness, Tourism, Hospitality, Casinos, Media, Arts, Finances and Technology.
Access2Opportunity will conduct a series of Awareness, Outreach and Recruitment Forums that provides an Equal Opportunity for all residents to
become competitive, and to increase Access2 Educational, Apprenticeship, Training, Internships, Employment Career Paths and Businesses Development Opportunities for Greater New Bedford Area residents. Through a collaborative effort of networks, we strive to increase the employment placement rates by identifying Access2 Educational, Apprenticeship, Training, Internships, Employment Career Path and Business Development Opportunities for area residents, both experienced and those in need of training, while emphasizing the importance of continuing education, cross training and the retraining of local area residents.
To Create a Job Readiness Clearing House for Succe$$ and a Small Business Assistance Center, for existing companies and for the development of new Local Small Disadvantage, Minorities, Women, Veterans, Individuals/W Disabilities and Youth Business Enterprises.
The Forums desired outcomes will be to:
• Organize effective grassroots Awareness, Outreach and Recruitment Campaigns
• Reduce unemployment rate in Greater New Bedford area through collaborations
• Develop a diverse, qualified, dependable, mobile Career Ready Workforce
• Increase attainment of workforce skills to meet educational and professional requirements
• Create Educational, Employment and Business Opportunities for Youth
• Build Job Readiness Clearing House for Succe$$
• Advocate for a Small Business Assistance Center
• Implement Liaison Committees to ensure Business Utilization and Workforce Development Best Practices
Who should attend: general public, businesses, general contractors, sub-contractors, developers, government agencies, financial institutions, elected officials, unions and non-unions, educational and training providers, non-profits and those seeking educational, apprenticeship, training, internships, employment, career path and business development opportunities,
all are encourage to attend. Register by Friday March 22, 2019
The Planning Committee is seeking Sponsors, Speakers, Vendors and Informational Tables. Planning meetings Fridays Feb. 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 3pm at the MAC office 41 Bedford Street, PLENTY OF PARKING.
Access2Opportunity Forums 2019 is sponsored by the Minority Action Committee, John B. Cruz Companies, New Bedford Economic Development Council, New Bedford Historical Society, Old Bedford Village, NEIE,
III Pyramids, and in collaboration with other public, private, non-profit organizations and individuals.
For more information contact:
John G. Buddy Andrade Tel: 508-993-8500 and/or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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