City of Long Beach Seeks Local Businesses to Participate in Fall Job Fair for People with Disabilities
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Long Beach, CA ~ The City of Long Beach is calling on local employers to join them in a job fair for people with disabilities. Co-hosted by the Office of Equity and the Citizen's Advisory Commission on Disability, the job fair will take place in October and will focus on hiring from the local disability talent pool.

Mayor Rex Richardson said, "People with disabilities are among the most talented – having to create ways to exist and thrive in a society that often does not meet their basic needs. It's time employers have an opportunity to hire from this pool of talent, full of untapped potential. I encourage our local businesses to sign up to participate in this job fair."

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Long Beach has nearly 50,000 residents who identify as having a disability, 33% of whom are unemployed. The job fair will showcase available full-time, part-time and internship opportunities in various industries/fields and offer people with disabilities the chance to apply for open job opportunities with employers right on the spot and have the chance to interview. Employers interested in participating can register now at

The job fair will take place on Tuesday, October 3rd 2023. More information regarding how people with disabilities seeking employment can register to attend will be provided closer to the date of the event.

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