Buchtel CLC Hosts Kickoff Event

New, Regional Jobs Program
Posted on 03/05/2020
Image of RAISE Event at Buchtel CLC(Jim Mackinnon for Ohio.com/Akron Beacon Journal)

Online retailing giant Amazon isn’t ready quite yet to start hiring for its massive fulfillment center being built on Romig Road in Akron.

But Amazon had a high-profile presence at the kickoff of a new regional jobs program aimed at connecting job seekers with employers Tuesday evening at Buchtel Community Learning Center off Copley Road in Akron.

That program, RAISE, Good Jobs for Greater Akron, is tied to the Elevate Greater Akron initiative, with a top goal to help the region’s economically disenfranchised minority population. Local jobs connector ConxusNEO is the primary organizer in partnership with the Greater Akron Chamber and a long list of other organizations and businesses. Read more here >>.

Image of RAISE Event at Buchtel CLC
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