Over 1,100 Job Seekers Attend Rep. Sewell’s 7th Annual Congressional Job Fair
MONTGOMERY, AL - On Thursday, August 2, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) hosted her 7th Annual Congressional Job Fair at Alabama State University’s (ASU) Dunn-Oliver Acadome in Montgomery, AL. The Job Fair featured a total of 104 employers hiring in Alabama in industries ranging from the automotive industry to the military to health services. Over 1,100 job seekers attended this year’s job fair.
“As Representative for Alabama’s 7th District, my top priority is to give my constituents the tools and opportunities they need to succeed in today’s economy,” Sewell said. “During my time in Congress, we have brought the unemployment rate down from record highs during the recession, but we still have work to do eliminating unemployment and underemployment here in Alabama. A big thank you to ASU and my volunteers and staff who helped make today’s Job Fair possible. I was thrilled to see so many constituents connecting with employers from across our state.”
Rep. Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) is serving her fourth term representing Alabama’s 7th Congressional district. She sits on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and was recently appointed to the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. Sewell is a Chief Deputy Whip and serves on the prestigious Steering and Policy Committee of the Democratic Caucus. She is also a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, and serves as Vice Chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, and Vice Chair of Outreach for the New Democrat Coalition.