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LEDA to host Re-entry Job Fair in Lafayette

Posted at 4:46 PM, Jul 22, 2019

LAFAYETTE — LEDA along with several community partners will be hosting the Re-Entry Job Fair on Thursday.

The re-entry job fair is an event that is meant to help people with criminal pasts or felony convictions get back into the work force. By hosting this job fair, the organizers hope to help formerly incarcerated men and women find their second chance.

The job fair is presented by the Fellowship Full Gospel Ministries, the Lafayette Economic Development Authority, the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office, the Louisiana Workforce Commission, and the nonprofit organization VOTE - Voice of the Experienced.

This event will take place at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center located at 309 Cora Street on Thursday, July 25, from 10:00 am to noon. According to LEDA, More than a dozen companies and 7 resource providers will be at the event. There is no need to preregister.

The job fair is free and open to the public.

Job seekers should bring their resumes, come dressed to impress, and treat this job fair as if they are going in for any other job interview.