The goal of the Employ & Empower Job Fair is to provide targeted job readiness training and employment resources for the population experiencing homelessness in Austin.
121 clients participated in the first event in 2014 and 79% reported that they were currently experiencing homelessness.
The event is hosted by five nonprofit organizations committed to supporting and empowering the local homeless community in gaining stability and self-sufficiency:
- Austin Free-Net
- Front Steps
- Back on My Feet
- Goodwill Central Texas
- Trinity Center
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