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"Empowered To Change" Job Fair & Expo for Female Returning Citizens

Event Description

The “Empowered To Change" Job Fair & Expo is a community initiative that will bring together hiring professionals from companies throughout metro Detroit as well as feature an expo aimed at linking female returning citizens (and women in general) with information that will positively impact their lives.

The Expo will offer workshops covering topics such as: 

  • From Jail, To A Job - Three days after being released from prison, Lynell Desdunes, Sr. landed a job with a Judge in the Criminal District Court.  He is currently in his second year of law school and was recently appointed Administrative Hearing Officer at Orleans Parish Prison in New Orleans, Louisiana. Desdunes will share how he went from jail, to a job!

  • Financial Matters - managing a budget in challenging times 

  • Vision for Tomorrow - creating a vision board to your future

  • Handbag Workshop - create your very on Bags To Butterflies handbag at a fraction of the regurlar price. (There is a fee for this workshop).

It is sure to be an empowering day! The event is FREE.

After the job fair and expo, join us for the "Empowered to Change" Charity Dinner with special guest, Shawn Blanchard.   As part of our "people giving to people, so they can give to others" initiative, Bags To Butterflies will be presenting a donation to The Pink Fund, an organization that provides financial assistance to women with breast cancer.  Click here for more information.

Sponsored by: Prison Fellowship Ministries

Supported by:  Greater Grace Temple Prison Ministry, B.W.A.R.E., Health Alliance Plan (HAP), The Salvation Army, Tri-County Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCCP), Simply Elegant Events