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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.


Thursday, March 10, at 11 am 


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


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, tune in on Channel 16 (DCN) or any of the social media platforms below.

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