Yesterday morning, Mayor Greg Fischer announced that McDonald’s has partnered with the SummerWorks program to hire up to 300 young people in Louisville this season.
On Saturday, over 175 job seekers age 16-21 and over 40 local employers attended SummerWorks' 2018 Employment Expo at the Louisville Central Community Center.
Mayor Greg Fischer joined other community and business leaders this morning at Kentucky Kingdom, a SummerWorks Champion Employer, to announce another record-breaking year for the program.
Over 90 youth and 27 employers from across the city came to the South Louisville Community Center yesterday for the SummerWorks 2017 Employment Expo.
On February 1, Mayor Fischer joined business, government, and non-profit leaders at Kindred Healthcare to announce the launch of the 2017 season of SummerWorks.
Last Thursday, Mayor Greg Fischer announced that more than 4,200 young people ages 16-21 – many of them lower income or disadvantaged – were placed in jobs by SummerWorks this year. And more than 110 companies and organizations partnered with the city and KentuckianaWorks to provide those jobs.
Watch the full SummerWorks 2016 press conference below, which features remarks from Mayor Fischer, JCPS Superintendent Dr. Hargens, President and CEO of Greater Louisville Inc. Kent Oyler, and some of the program's top employers and youth participants.
You can also scroll through a gallery of photos from the event below.