Building Massachusetts’ Skills to Compete: A Gubernatorial Candidates Forum

Forum on Jobs Set for July 16th: Candidates to address job creation and training

When:  July 16th,   6:00- 7:30 pm

Where: Roxbury Community College, Media Arts Center, 1234 Columbus Avenue, Roxbury Crossing

Who:  Don Berwick, Martha Coakley, Evan Falchuk, Steve Grossman, and Jeff McCormick. Roxbury Community College President Valerie Roberson and Boston Foundation President and CEO Paul Grogan.Over 400 job seekers, employers, skills trainers, and students.

Moderator: Peter Howe, Business Editor, New England Cable News (NECN)

Sponsors: SkillWorks, Workforce Solutions Group, The Boston Foundation, Boston Healthcare Careers Consortium, Boston Opportunity Agenda, Boston Private Industry Council, Boston Opportunity Youth Collaborative, English for New Bostonians, Job Training Alliance, Year Up Boston.

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Job creation, unemployment, and skills training are central issues in the 2014 gubernatorial campaign. This forum, sponsored by a broad range of philanthropic and community coalitions, will feature remarks from candidates on their plans to address these critical challenges facing the Commonwealth before a statewide audience of job seekers, employers, policy makers, workers and students.

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