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April 11: Congresswoman Robin Kelly to host youth job fair

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Youth Job and Resource Expo for young men and women between the ages of 15 and 24 on Saturday, April 11, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy, 250 E. 111th Street, Chicago.

Representatives from more than 50 companies and agencies, including Nike, RU Villa, the Chicago Zoological Society, Job Corps and the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, will accept applications for active job openings, summer internships and career exploration opportunities. Representatives from the building trades, such as Pipe Fitters Training Center, will be on hand to discuss apprenticeships. Organizations offering a wide variety of youth services and programs will also be in attendance. Last year’s Youth Job Fair drew more than 900 young people.

Pre-registration is recommended by visiting Same-day registration begins promptly at 8:30 a.m. For more information, call (708) 679-0078 or visit

A flyer is available here to post or distribute to interested parties.

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