Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Youth Job and Resource Expo for young men and women between the ages of 16 and 24 on Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Thornton Township High School, 15001 Broadway Ave., Harvey.
More than 50 companies and agencies will be accepting applications for available jobs, summer internships and apprenticeships. Representatives from various Youth Services will also be on hand to talk with young people about program offerings that will help them succeed. Participating employers and agencies include Nike, GameStop, Walmart, VILLA, DTLR, Walgreens, UPS, Chase Bank, One Summer Chicago and Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership.
Prior to the Expo, Rep. Kelly is sponsoring a Job Readiness Training Session to help young people enhance their interview skills. The session takes place Thursday, April 19, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., in the Technical Building of Thornton Township High School.