LATINO TOWNHALL the College of Southern Nevada &SHNEP – Youth Council
Workforce Leadership Summit & Job Fair (All High School & College Students Welcome – Ages 16-23)
Friday, April 13th – 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 14th – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at College of Southern Nevada – Charleston Campus, Bld. K
Facts and Statistics: A Rationale for Summit
The unemployment rate for youth is at 17%—nearly twice the average of the national unemployment rate. –Society for Human Resource Management (Nov. 2011)
From April to July 2011, the number of employed youth 16 to 24 years old rose by 1.7 million to 18.6 million… rate for Hispanic youth was 53.6%. - U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Latino Townhall is currently seeking 100 High School students (ages 16 to 18) and 100 College students (ages 19-23), to attend a Workforce Leadership Summit & Job Fair at the College of Southern Nevada.
Our intent and purpose is to prepare youth for workforce readiness. Topics to be covered are:
> S.M.A.R.T.E.R. Goal Setting > Cover letter writing & Resume building > Best Job Interview Practices > Dress for Success > Building Social (Capital) Networks!
> Students will have access to many Job Fair booths with a potential for hire.