REFORM Alliance to Host Philadelphia Job Fair in Partnership with Hire! Philly at Wells Fargo Center

June 6, 2022 0

Official-flyer-6_2-500x500 REFORM Alliance to Host Philadelphia Job Fair in Partnership with Hire! Philly at Wells Fargo Center

REFORM Alliance to Host Philadelphia Job Fair in Partnership with Hire! Philly at Wells Fargo Center

Philadelphia 76ers, Fanatics, Amazon, 151 Foods, and Many Others to Offer New Jobs to Pennsylvanians Including Formerly Incarcerated, Single Parents, and Veterans

REFORM Alliance CEO, Robert Rooks

Philadelphia 76ers partner and Fanatics CEO, Michael Rubin

Local Philadelphia artist and Podcaster, Suave Gonzalez, 

Music artists DJ Aktive, Raquel Dior and Musiq Soulchild, 

Social Entrepreneur and First Daughter of the United States, Ashley Biden, 

and more.

On Thursday (6/9), REFORM Alliance and Hire! Philly will host the REFORM Alliance Philly Job Fair at Wells Fargo Center to revitalize Philadelphia’s workforce by filling thousands of open positions at all levels. To date, employers including Philadelphia 76ers, Fanatics, Amazon, 151 Foods, Snipes, Yellow Brick Transport, Bon Appetit Management Company, Ameribest Homecare, Philadelphia Fire Department, University of Pennsylvania, and dozens more have confirmed their participation and will be sending recruiters to interview candidates. REFORM Alliance will also be interviewing candidates for open positions.

Community organizations such as Philly Counts, Urban Affairs Coalition, The Urban League of Philadelphia, NAACP, Mayor’s Office of Engagement among others will also be at the job fair offering resume assistance and extending other critical resources. Several organizations recently granted funds from REFORM Alliance’s Pennsylvania Grants Program will also be in attendance.

REFORM Alliance and Hire! Philly have recruited a wide array of companies and organizations to participate in the job fair as part of a broader effort to create tangible pathways towards economic opportunity for formerly incarcerated people, people on probation or parole, single parents, and veterans.

The job fair is open to the public and will provide free career development resources and job readiness support to attendees, including:

  • Professional Attire
  • Barbers, Hairdressers, and Styling Services
  • Resume-Building Resources
  • Expungement Aid
  • And more to prepare for sustainable access in the employment market

Additionally, local Philadelphia artist and Pulitzer Prize-winning podcaster, Suave Gonzalez will be live painting at a booth with local gallery, Morton Contemporary. He will be joined by Rasheeda Bagwell to discuss their experiences returning home after incarceration, navigating the art world, and mentoring in their community. Suave’s podcast will be streamed live at the job fair.

DJ Aktive, who has toured with artists such as Diddy, Nas, Common, MusiqSoulchild, Janet Jackson and more, will entertain attendees with a live music performance at the event.

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Wells Fargo Center

3601 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148 

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