News and Successes
November 18, 2021
IN THE DOOR hosted a Personal Financial Literacy Empowerment Event for Georgia State Univerisity Students and DeKalb County Residents with guest Moderator, DeKalb Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson (video below).
October 15, 2021
Ashley Becker the One-Stop Operator of WorkSource Lower Chattahoochee assisted with the collaboration of Columbus Technical College and the Chamber of Commerce to offer a new Certificate of Entrepreneurship. The Make StartUPs Certificate of Entrepreneurship program is a 12-week course followed by six months of mentorship and membership to StartUp Columbus (Small Business Incubator). The project is scheduled to begin its first cohort starting November 9th.
August 12, 2021
IN THE DOOR's Youth team has recently partnered with the Jefferson Energy Cooperative to host youth participants in Line Services which was displayed in the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce article. The Jefferson Energy Cooperative HR Director stated this when working with one of our participants, "We have loved working with Aarion. He is a very hard-working young man and takes pride in what he sets out to accomplish. I believe this program gives the opportunity for our youth to succeed in ways that will sustain our future leaders in the workforce; these are opportunities that may not otherwise be obtainable". This picture (below) shows the Flame of inspiration Award presented to Ms. Susan Walden, Human Resources with Jefferson Energy Cooperative by Savannah Perkins, WorkSource Georgia, IN THE DOOR Youth Development Specialist.
July 8, 2021
IN THE DOOR assisted the WorkSource Atlanta team with the District 10 job fair with Council member Andrea L. Boone in partnership with Integrity Partnership CDC at the C.T. Martin Natatorium and Recreation Center. Picture shown below.
May 11, 2021
IN THE DOOR hosted a Virtual Job Fair with ( Coca-Cola, Frito-Lay, Sellers Construction, & Gilmer Warehouse). Over 50 job seekers attended this 2 hour event that featured individual break-out rooms for employers and direct interviews.
March 3, 2021
Hosted webinar entitled “Job Tips for Older Workers” I shared information about the One-Stop, virtual interviewing tips, and job market information. The event focused on empowering seniors to overcome ageism and enable them to further their professional careers.