Fort Wayne UNITED to hold job fair Thursday

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Fort Wayne UNITED to hold job fair Thursday

FORT WAYNE Ind. (ADAMS) – Fort Wayne UNITED says they are continuing to provide opportunities for those looking for employment.

Free job fairs will be held at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA, 2323 Bowser Ave., 2 – 5 pm on the following dates: February 21, March 14, April 11 and May 9. Easterseals Arc, Byron Health Center, Goodwill Industries, D&W Fine Pack and Fort Wayne Metals will be in attendance at the job fairs, with other employers expected to sign on.

Those who attend are encouraged to bring their resume. For additional information, please contact Fort Wayne UNITED Employment Subcommittee Co-Chair Dennis Rohrs at or 260-918-3739.

Fort Wayne UNITED is a Mayoral initiative started by Mayor Tom Henry in 2016. Under the direction of Iric Headley and a steering committee of local volunteers, it places two national efforts, Cities United and My Brother’s Keeper, into one program to provide positive opportunities and hope for black men and boys and make a meaningful difference with an emphasis on listening, input, letting voices be heard, and engagement.

Fort Wayne UNITED says their vision is for every black male in Fort Wayne to be respected and valued with an opportunity to reach their full potential. The mission is to advocate for and implement policies, practices, and procedures to ensure equity, and opportunity for black fathers, brothers and sons at home, work, school, and the community through collaborative efforts.