Apr 7, 2010

Urban League Honors Employers, Workforce Program Graduates

On Wednesday April 7, 2010, the Urban League celebrated the achievements of its workforce program graduates, and honored members of Cincinnati’s employer community who have supported its training programs.

Clark Handy, Sr. Vice President, Human Resources, Convergys for providing Webinars, Mock Interviews, access to web based tools that enhance our program and hiring 8 of our graduates. Clark is also a member of the Urban League’s Board of Trustees.

Ken Varda, Store Manager, Wal-Mart (Milford, Ohio) for participating in our Career Fairs, Mock Interviews and hiring 3 of our graduates.

Tracey Shouse, Quality Associates, Hired 5 Urban League Graduates in 2010

Paul Aragon, Restaurant Depot, Hired 5 Urban League Graduates in 2010: 2 enrolled into management training programs.

This twice-yearly event celebrates the success and personal achievement of 200 Greater Cincinnati residents who completed Urban League job training programs from October 2009 to March 2010. Many graduates have overcome significant personal challenges to complete programs and find jobs.