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Mayor Bowser to Announce 100 Internship Opportunities as Part of ‘Boys and Men of Color Initiative’

Monday, March 30, 2015
Public-private partnership will provide greater connections to jobs and career pathways in high-growth industries

CONTACT:

LaToya Foster (EOM), (202) 727-5011; [email protected]

(Washington, DC) – Continuing on the Pathways to the Middle Class Tour, Mayor Muriel Bowser will announce a new partnership to support the District’s Boys and Men of Color Initiative (BMOC) on Tuesday, March 31 at DC Chamber 2015 Economic Policy Forum: Connecting the Capital.

A partnership between the DC Chamber of Commerce, Enlightened Inc., and the DC Trust will support one-year internships with host businesses and organizations for 100 participants of the Audacity of Hope Challenge, a program of the District’s Boys and Men of Color Initiative. 

This event is part of Mayor Bowser’s Pathways to the Middle Class Tour, a week-long effort leading up to the March 31 State of the District Address to highlight ways the Administration is helping to create Pathways to the Middle Class for DC residents.

WHO:             Mayor Muriel Bowser

WHEN:           Tuesday, March 31 at 10 am

WHERE:         R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center
                        2730 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE 
                        *Closest Metro: Congress Heights Metro Station*

Social Media: 

Mayor Bowser Twitter: @MayorBowser
Mayor Bowser Facebook: facebook.com/MayorMurielBowser
Mayor Bowser Website: mayor.dc.gov