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Mayor Bowser to Announce Investments for Job Training and Career Coaches for DC Residents

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

(Washington, DC) – On Thursday, March 10, at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser invites residents and community partners to join her at the DC Infrastructure Academy (DCIA) as she announces investments in employer-led jobs training programs and career coaches for DC residents.

Mayor Bowser opened the DC Infrastructure Academy in 2018 to create a pipeline to in-demand jobs in the rapidly growing infrastructure sector. Over 1,900 District residents have completed a DCIA training program since it opened in 2018. Her Fiscal Year 2022 budget invested an additional $5.2 million to expand DCIA programming to an additional 200 residents.

This event is part of #FairShot Jobs Week. Throughout the week, Mayor Bowser is highlighting employment programs and career opportunities at DC Government.

When

Thursday, March 10, at 11 am 

Who

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Dr. Unique Morris-Hughes, Director, DC Department of Employment Services
Ahnna Smith, Executive Director, Workforce Investment Council
Markesha Cottingham, DCIA Graduate

Where

DC Infrastructure Academy
2330 Pomeroy Road, SE
*Closest Metro: Anacostia Metro Station* 
*Closest Bikeshare Station: Stanton Square SE*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected].  

The DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment will provide a live feed of this event. To view event online visit mayor.dc.gov/live, tune in on Channel 16 (DCN) or any of the social media platforms below.

Social Media:
Mayor Bowser Twitter: @MayorBowser
Mayor Bowser Instagram: @Mayor_Bowser
Mayor Bowser Facebook: facebook.com/MayorMurielBowser
Mayor Bowser YouTube: https://www.bit.ly/eomvideos