On Tuesday, January 6, 2009, a Green Collar Career Fair and Expo will take place in Phoenix, Arizona. This event is co-sponsored by the Arizona Women’s Education & Employment, Inc. (AWEE), Phoenix Workforce Connection (PWC), the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES), and the Aspire Workforce Development Initiative.
A flyer with complete information on the program can be downloaded here. An overview of the program is as follows:
WHAT: At this "first-of-its-kind" Phoenix event, adults, ex-offenders and young people 16 and over can learn about careers in the alternative energy and environmental sectors, meet recruiters from Arizona green businesses and view presentations showcasing the green products and technologies that are fueling the industry's growth. Also on hand will be several schools and universities that offer training and degree programs to provide workers with the skills and credentials they need to pursue green industry careers.
WHEN/WHERE: Tuesday, January 6, 2009, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Travis L. Williams Family Service Center, 4732 S.Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85040
WHO: The free event is open to all adults, ex-offenders and young people 16 and over interested in learning about green careers.