Job Fair Attracts 1,000 Job Seekers

Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr. (l) and Assemblyman Sepulveda (r) were amazed by the turnout of up to 1,200 people at job fair they and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo sponsored.
Photo by Bob Kappstatter

The lines were long and hopes high at a local job fair organized by Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda on Wednesday, April 5 at the Sonia Sotomayor Community Center in Soundview.

The event drew up to 1,200 job seekers and 72 potential employers from government and private agencies and organizations, retailers, hospitals and healthcare organizations, educational institutions and general contractors among many others.

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