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Mayor Bowser to Celebrate Leap Day With a Visit to the L.E.A.P Academy

Sunday, February 28, 2016

On Monday, February 29 at 10 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will celebrate Leap Day 2016 with a visit to the Department of Public Works mechanics garage where DC residents are in training as a part of the L.E.A.P. (Learn, Earn, Advance, Prosper) Program, established last year. By using the earn-and-learn approach, the DC L.E.A.P. Academy Phase I trains District residents for jobs in the District government’s in-demand areas while allowing individuals to earn wages, accumulate work experience and obtain credentials.  

Monday, February 29 at 10 am

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Department of Employment Services Director Deborah Carroll
Department of Public Works Director Christopher Shorter

Department of Public Works, Mechanics Garage
1833 West Virginia Avenue, NE
*The entrance to the garage is off of West Virginia Avenue, NE. Members of the media should be advised to wear comfortable shoes.
*Closest Metro: NoMa – Gallaudet University Metro Station*

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