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September 27, 2018

Opportunity ATL Set To Help Atlanta’s Opportunity Youth Find Lasting Careers


We told you about the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative last spring, and how the job fair that they put on was catered to the country’s “opportunity youth,” or those between the ages of 16 and 24 who are neither working or in school.

The event, which brought some of the biggest corporate employers in the country to the Georgia World Congress Center, was billed as “just the beginning” for the Atlanta-metro outreach.

The continuation of the pledge—to find, engage, and hire opportunity youth—is taking place next month in Decatur, as the Metro Atlanta Chamber has launched Opportunity ATL, which will provide many of the same resources, partners, and (even more) employers as the original event from the spring.

The event will take place Tuesday, October 16th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Goodwill Career Center in Decatur, Georgia. The job fair itself will open at 11:00 AM, but for those who want to attend a pre-fair workshop they can do so.

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