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Durham Region’s Advancing Innovation, Diversity and Equity in Employment Career Fair – March 23, 2023 (Ajax)
Durham Region is one of the fastest growing places in Ontario. Through the Confronting Racism in Durham project, the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre (DRUHC), with the support of community partners, is hosting the Advancing Innovation, Diversity and Equity Employment Career Fair to connect equity-deserving groups with potential employers.
This free event will connect you with employers committed to equity and diversity in the workplace. This career fair promotes the hiring of talent from diverse groups, including Indigenous Peoples, racialized communities, and others deserving equitable and fair employment
The Career Fair will include a key-note address from Janelle Benjamin, the launch of Creating Inclusive Workplaces in Durham resources, one on one resume critique, multiple workshops, professional photos for LinkedIn profiles for the first 100 registered, and light refreshments. Career-seeking attendees can network with employers from Durham Region, and the Greater Toronto Area, who support inclusive and equitable workplaces. Attendees will have access to free workshops on topics including workers rights and responsibilities and professional branding.
DRUHCs Confronting Racism in Durham Project, the Region of Durham, Durham Workforce Authority, Municipality of Clarington, Community Development Council Durham and Ajax Public Library. Workshops will be facilitated by local Employment Ontario Service Providers and Durham Community Legal Clinic.
Durham Region is home to a diverse and talented workforce that brings fresh insights and innovation to their work and communities. This career fair promotes the hiring of talent from diverse groups, including Indigenous Peoples, racialized people and others deserving equitable and fair employment.
Advancing Innovation, Diversity and Equity Employment Career Fair
Thursday March 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Audley Recreation Centre, 1955 Audley Road, Ajax
Registration is optional but encouraged. Walk-ins are welcome. Please register by the Eventbrite page.
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