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U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson, Representing the 30th District of Texas

CONGRESSWOMAN JOHNSON PROMOTES PUTTING AMERICANS BACK TO WORK

Aug 4, 2010
Press Release

CONGRESSWOMAN JOHNSON PROMOTES PUTTING AMERICANS BACK TO WORK


Dallas, TX (August 4, 2010) – Congresswoman Johnson along with Assistant Secretary of Labor, Jane Oates, gathered yesterday to discuss the importance of job training programs and how they can and will help put Americans back to work.

The forum, which was held at the Southwest Workforce Center, brought together leaders from Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas, the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD), Dallas One-Stop Optimized Reentry System (DOORS) and the private sector to discuss the plethora of services offered to help employers and job seekers.

“Americans want to work and I wanted to share with Assistant Secretary of Labor, Jane Oates, the success Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas was having helping battle unemployment,” said Congresswoman Johnson.

Other community leaders who attended were: President of Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas, Laurie Larrea; Chairman of Workforce Solutions, Gilbert Gerst; Vice-Chairman of Workforce Solutions, Patrick Aulson; Executive Director of Dallas One-Stop Optimized Reentry Systems (DOORS), Edgar Michael Lee and Vice-Chancellor for Marketing & Governmental Affairs of Dallas County Community College District, Justin Lonon.  
 

 

From left to right: Vice-Chairman of the Board of Workforce Solutions, Patrick Aulson; Assistant Secretary of Labor, Jane Oates; Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson and Chairman of the Board of Workforce Solutions, Gilbert Gerst