Rep. Sewell to host job fair Wednesday in Selma

Published 11:44 am Monday, August 5, 2013

U.S. Rep. Terri A. Sewell will host a job fair at Wallace Community College in Selma on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This event will bring together 50 employers from a diverse range of sectors throughout the 7th Congressional District. The job fair is a continuation of the inaugural event that was held in 2012 in Birmingham.

This year’s goal is to provide employment opportunities for Congresswoman Sewell’s constituents in the Black Belt.

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“I am thrilled to host this event in the Black Belt, an area that has consistently struggled with high unemployment rates and a lack of vital economic resources,” said Sewell. “My top priority remains getting Alabamians back to work and as representative of Alabama’s 7th Congressional District, it is important that I address unemployment in every area that I represent.”

Wallace Community College’s gymnasium is located at 3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway in Selma.