Given the impacts of the global pandemic and unemployment at near historic levels, the need to hire the long-term unemployed is ever-increasing. This target demographic includes special populations such as Dislocated Workers, Returning Citizens, and Homeless, among others. Attendees will hear from effective programs and learn about resources that are available to help these individuals re-enter the workforce.
- Robert Kight, Director, Adult Services and Workforce System, Office of Workforce Investment, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
- Gary Antonio, Chief Business Development Officer, NCIA
- Karima Rose, Ed.M., Executive Director, First Step Staffing
- Ebonee Nelson, Regional Workforce Development Training Lead, NCIA