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1:20 -1:50 TRAVEL: route Casa Maryland Prince George's Welcome Center from DOL --7978-B New Hampshire Ave., Hyattsville, 
Greeter: (t) Gustavo Torres, Executive Director Staff: lrasema Advance: Roberto 

2:00 -3:00 TOUR ROUNDATABLE/ PRESS AVAILABILTIY: Casa Maryland --Prince George Welcome Center 
 	2:00-2:20 Tour Welcome Center led Gustavo Torres, Executive Director 
Training programs for Building Construction 

Training programs for Trades and Child Care Providers 

Tour Participants: 

 	Virginia Kase, Casa's WFD Manager 
Tona Cravioto and Jerome Countee-Workforce Development Prince George's Community College 
Ouabo Unk, ESOL Teacher, Security Guard Graduate, Pt. Time Organizers 
Pedro Munoz, Computer Classes 
 	William Reyes, Seasonal Employee USAquatic From Nicaragua 
Fidel Motta, Landscaping Graduate/ 
Speaker Graduation 
Antoine Mongo, HVAC Graduate/BME 
Dejoly Naoussi, Security Guard Graduate 
Fabien Nguekam, BME/Security Guard 
Candidate/Daughter student UMD 
Jonaina Rocha, Instructor, BME 
Felipe Santos, HVAC Graduate/PG Worker 

Eddy Ceballos, BME Graduate 

Dieudonne Wangemenge, BME/Security Graduate/Featured Bank America 
Marta Landaverde, CDA Montgomery Student 
 	Elias Carrion, BME Graduate ESOL Student 
Johani Eusevio 
Ana Mejia, HVAC Student/BME Student/Graduation Speaker 
Yecenia Claros, Wheaton Worker/Spoke WAWF Annual Conference 

Marcos Lopez, HVAC Student/ Silver Spring Worker 
Claudia Hernandez, Landscaping Student 
DOL Secretary's Calendar 	4/19/2013 12:55 

3:00 3:30
3:30 5:30
2:20-2:50 Roundtable 

Topic Job Training 

Introduction Moderator= Gustavo Torres, Executive Director 

YOU will make brief remarks after being introduced then begin dialogue with participants 

Participants Program graduates, current participants, county representatives, and community college partners 

Attendees 10-15 students and workers present for the tour 

2:50-3:00 Press Availability 

Media Open DOL Photographer present Staff: lrasema Phil Emilia-will meet you there Advance: Roberto Contact: Virginia Kase (W. 240-646-6097 

TRAVEL: route DOL from Casa Maryland Welcome Center 
Staff: lrasema 
DOL Secretary's Calendar 	4/19/2013 12:55 

MEMO for the Secretary 
From: Emilia Pablo-Montano, Special Assistant, 
CC: Phil Tom, Director, FBCINP 
-Casa Maryland 
Date: May 29, 2012 
 Wednesday, May 30, 2012 from 2:00-3:00 pm, you are scheduled tour the Casa Maryland's Welcome Center and participate stakeholder roundtable. Gustavo Torres, Executive Director will moderate the roundtable. 

Upon the conclusion your tour and staeholder roundtable you will participate informal press availability. 

You will tour the Prince George's Welcome Center and see their training programs for building and construction trades and for child care providers. 
This Welcome Center also provides ESL classes and the OSHA training classes. The OSHA training class outcome the Susan Harwood grant provide training for their students. 

For your roundtable discussion, Casa Maryland inviting several students including recent grad who now employed and representatives from Prince George and Montgomery County Community Colleges. 

Casa Maryland community organization that was founded 1985 Central American refugees and North Americans. Casa was created response the human needs the thousands Central Americans arriving the D.C. area after fleeing wars and civil strife their countries origin. There are eight Welcome Centers throughout Maryland. 

Casa's vision for strong, economically and ethnically diverse communities which all people -especially women, low-income people, and workers can participate and fully benefit, regardless their immigration status. 

Gustavo Torres, Executive Director, Casa Maryland 

detailed-list ofpaticipants for the-roundtable 

2:00 -2:20 	Welcome Center Tour Welcome Center and training programs: 
Building and Construction Trades 

Child care providers 

2:20 -2:50 	Roundtable -will moderated Gustavo Torres Program graduates, current participants, county representatives, and community college partners will participate. 
2:50 -3:00 	Press Availability 
Issues Note: 
 	Casa Maryland 2010 Susan Harwood Grant recipient. This grant allows Casa Maryland provide training for high-risk Latino workers the construction, building and grounds maintenance, agricultural, and warehouse industries Maryland. Training will offered through local community colleges and employment centers. Training will include trainthe-trainer module. The training and/or materials will offered English and Spanish. 
 	This tour and roundtable will take place the Casa Maryland, Prince George Welcome Center (7978-B) from 2:00 -3:00pm. 
Irasema Garza will staff you. Roberto Soberanis will provide advance. Emilia Pablo-Montano and Philip Tom will site well. 

Handouts ground will include: 	Heat Campaign materials provided OSHA 	DOL Contact Sheet and Know Your Rights booklet provided 


 	Posters ground include Cesar Chavez Day Worker Memorial posters. 

 	This event open the press. English and Spanish media are expected attend. DOL photographer will present. 
 	The roundtable discussion will consist 7-10 program graduates, current participants, county representatives and community college partners. 
Attachments: 	Talking Points English and Spanish (in standard letter and card format)
provided OPA(in green/older) 	
Biography: Gustavo Torres 	
Washington Post Mgazine News Clip 	
List Roundtable Participants 

Gustavo Torres the Executive Director Casa Maryland. Torres has been recognized nationally and internationally for his leadership and vision the union leader from Colombia, Torres came the U.S. 
Under his direction, Casa has received numerous awards and national recognition, including: the National Council Raza Affiliate the Year Award 2004, which recognized one over 300 Hispanic-serving organizations for their excellence serving the Latino community; the LetelierMoffit Domestic Human Rights Awards, presented Casa the Institute for Policy Studies 2003; among others. was the subject Washington Post Magazine Feature article: "Head Casa man with plan," which was the cover the July 17, 2011 issue. (see attached) 

NEWS CLIP-Head CASA man with plan 
Published: July 14, 2011, Washington Post Magazine. 

Gustavo Torres everywhere and nowhere, like air, essential quality for movement man. Tonight, also makes him the perfect anxious host, dressed 
plain suit and tie that help him disappear. chats this cluster guests here, reappears that new clump visitors there, then surfaces again another room altogether -until everyone feels home one the great mansions suburban Washington. 
"Welcome CASA; this your house!" says, opening his arms wide Jay Gatsby beckoning friends into dream come true. 
This not Gatsby crowd, however, nibbling spanakopita after crossing the Ionic portico -even the three-story red brick Georgian Revival pile was built swells the Jazz Age. 
These are swaggering honchos Big Labor, mingling with like-minded 
politicians, soft-spoken clergy, cunning idealists who hard-bargain behalf 
night cleaners, and simple residents the teeming garden apartments visible 
outside every window the mansion -which set like mirage hill the heart the struggling immigrant barrio that got its name from the mansion: Langley Park. 
They have been summoned this winter evening the new home CASA 
'Maryland, where Torres executive director. CASA's previous casa was construction trailer, until Torres drove the $13.8 million rehab the abandoned estate. 
"This has got the snazziest office any immigrant-rights organization the country," says Eliseo Medina, secretary-treasurer the Service Employees International Union. "The people who started this plantation, only they had known would become the People's home." 
The guests move from the dark wood-paneled grand salon equally elegant reception room. 

The ostensible purpose the evening honor Medina, along with SEID President Mary Kay Henry. But their remarks, the speakers can't help paying homage Torres and CASA. 

There's subtext anticipation for the Maryland legislative session, when Torres 
will help lead coalition pushing allow undocumented Maryland high school 
graduates pay in-state college tuition. But why stop there? 
"I've started lobby Gustavo," Medina says. "Are you just CASA Maryland? 
How about CASA the East? CASA the United States?" 
Torres squints bashfully. matter fact, has been thinking along similar lines. His own immigrant journey not over yet. the peak his influence, the cusp his greatest legislative victory-albeit one that being diluted populist backlash. 
Suddenly giddy band mariachis bursts into the salon. The halls old Langley 
Park brim with the brassy, sassy sound Mexico. 
Torres's admirers can sound fawning, but there's equally fervid crowd convinced that evil genius. Republican state Del. Pat McDonough could spokesman. 
When McDonough, businessman and talk radio host, won seat the House Delegates 2002 from Baltimore County, immigration wasn't his radar. Then, got Annapolis, where discovered Torres and CASA everywhere: engaged and getting stronger. 
"What the heck this all about?" McDonough said himself. 
Since then, McDonough has become leading foe. Chief among critics' concerns that nearly half CASA's million budget comes from local, state and federal appropriations, and that CASA uses significant portion that money help illegal immigrants. The renovation the mansion, where CASA provides services many the 20,000 low-income immigrants assists annually, was also partly funded with public money. 

"Gustavo has created sanctuary state," McDonough says. "The governor does his 
bidding. The politicians who control power the State Maryland his 
_____ bidding._._.._And his_success has caused fina_pcial ang_prsonal heartbreak for the- State Maryland." 
McDonough just warming up. 
"Gustavo Torres more than just Maryland figure," says. "They are 
globally sign,ificant organization." true that the two decades since arrived the United States, Torres, 50, has transformed himself into regional political power and nationally pivotal character the endless passion play over immigration. hardly global player, however. 
What's remarkable the degree which one man -especially someone 
outwardly self-effacing-inspires such hyperbolic reactions. rival for Che Guevara T-shirt. His features are soft and round, his manner mild. Married, with children, sings sentimental karaoke tangos and plays soccer with bunch other over-40 guys. 
Sure, can deliver fiery speech. But his magnetism appears even more effective subtler frequencies. 
"I've known Gustavo for about years, and the early days our relationship, 
there was little bit tension," says Gregg Clickstein, president Sawyer Realty 
Holdings, which owns apartment units Maryland and used own the Langley 
Park mansion. 
Torres and CASA organized Sawyer's tenants Langley Park rally protest apartment conditions. 
"So, Gustavo and end over bowl pickles the Parkway Deli," Clickstein 
says. "He starts talking about his vision for CASA. What was interesting 
was, Gustavo was really talking about America. This nation immigrants ... and 
this new wave immigrants, and having the opportunity assimilate and great 
Americans. And really just touched me." 

Tenant-landlord relations improved, and Sawyer sold the run-down mansion 
CASA for $1. 
Every May Medellin, Colombia, Antonio Torres, carpenter, led his family 
the worker-soiidarity parades. Thousands promenaded from across the city rally Parque Berrio. Gustavo, the second-youngest son brothers and 
sisters, would never forget the exhilaration. help make erids meet, Ilumina otagria would rise before dawn cook 
empanadas that Gustavo and his siblings would hawk the streets. 
Just being alive Medellin the 1970s and 1980s was political education. 
Liberal and leftist activists decried poverty and inequality. Conservatives power 
had little patience for even nonviolent protest. Pablo Escobar's flourishing cocaine 
empire added another layer instability. 
After high school, Gustavo enrolled accounting apprenticeship program, 
which sent him work bank, where became union organizer. 
"Even back then, the phrase used say was, 'We all have rights the 
community, but also, all have duties the community,' says his older sister 
Martha Torres. earned enough the bank pay for university and join friend opening small taverna, called Mama Vieja, Old Mama, which became hangout for student activists. 1987, things turned savage. Students, professors and union organizers were murdered disappeared. 
Torres and his friends heard that their names were "la lista negra," though they never saw the notorious death list. 
Torres, then 26, and fellow student and union leader, Guillermo Useche, decided get out town. Torres gave Mama Vieja his younger brother, Gabriel Jaime, university student who volunteered poor barrios. 
Several weeks later, Gabriel Jaime was opening the taverna, strangers arrived. Gustavo here? Gabriel Jaime here? I'm Gabriel Jaime. 
They shot him multiple times. died the way the hospital. Nobody was arrested. 
Torres and Useche lit out for Nicaragua. The pair got jobs with Tayacan, weekly newspaper that supported the Sandinista revolution. Torres also worked European-funded study Sandinista land reform, which sent him into rural areas interview campesinos. 
"He was simple and sweet, knew how talk all kinds people and 
immediately they liked him," Useche says. 
The campesinos made deep impression when they grumbled that the 
revolutionary planners should have consulted them before ordering them grow 
rice, instead more practical coffee beans. the time the Sandinistas were voted out power 1990, Torres says was love with American, Lois Wessel, who was working public health project Managua. Wessel suggested they move the United States she could pursue nursing degree. 
Torres and Wessel came Washington 1991 and got married. Torres arrived tourist visa, then applied for work authorization and green card. 
His marriage smoothed his path citizenship 1995, says. and Wessel were divorced late 1996, but both say they remain good terms. 
"This the country chose live in," says. "But didn't choose quiet, and not push for changes. 
"If did these kinds things Colombia, I'd have been killed long time ago." 
Torres's first job the United States was painting houses. Controversy was boiling Langley Park. many 150 day laborers congregated daily the corner University Boulevard and Piney Branch Road seek work. 

Lael Parish, executive director what was then called Central American 
Solidarity and Assistance, CASA for short, hired Torres 1991 help organize 
the day laborers. 
"He was just amazing personality, charismatic, energetic, and somebody who 

just had this real-life organizing experience,says Earish, who suggested 
Torres her successor 1994. "He's big-picture thinker, and organizers aren't 
Today's English lesson how order food. About two dozen laborers 
painstakingly enunciate their favorite dishes. Chicken, pizza, Burger King. 
The early morning class Shady Grove construction trailer drawing close when Torres bounds in. 
"Shall talk English?" teases. 
The effort pass the in-state tuition bill -informally known the Maryland Dream Act-has reached critical stage. Torres wants enlist workers for lobby blitz. 
"Who's coming Annapolis?" asks Spanish. 

"Who knows what 'to lobby' means?" 

Nobody. civics lesson ensues. 

"The Republicans want make Maryland like Arizona," says. "We need 

show that Maryland different from other states." 

Torres's over-simple portrayal Republicans enemies and Democrats 

friends immigration prompts worker raise his hand. see the president Democrat, and now when immigrants have felt the 

most oppression," the man says. 

"Excellent point," Torres replies. "There are more deportations under this administration than under Bush. 
Later, marvels the worker's political acumen. was protecting the president little bit, and the worker confronts and says, h.ell!" orres 
During White House meeting March 2010, Torres urged President Obama focus more deporting criminals. Now, Torres detects disenchantment with 
Obama going viral among Latinos, and the activist mulling plan for mass 
arrests front the White House later this month. 
The scene Shady Grove crystallizes Torres's crusade. Transforming poor 
immigrants into job holders into English students into advocates their own 
behalf-that's what it's all about. wasn't obvious goal. When became director, CASA's budget was less than $500,000, the staff numbered five, the office was church basement. 
Torres launched excursions Annapolis. Poor immigrants treading the marble 
corridors was unprecedented. 
"He instills courage, says Herminia Servat, grandmother from Peru who came CASA 1999 for help finding job. She got construction position and joined the first lobbying trips Annapolis. felt important. was transformed." 
Sometimes Torres stumbled. decade ago, was presenting his legislative agenda sweltering community meeting Takoma Park. was full high ideas those know-it-all leaders the Sandinista revolution. Affordable housing! Health care! 

"One the workers said, 'With all due respect, this not priority for us,' Torres recalls. thought, health care, housing, not priority!?" 
No, said the worker. "Our priority driver's license." basic, and Torres had missed it. CASA turned its focus the issue obtaining and keeping driver's licenses; under later compromise, undocumented immigrants who had licenses 2009 can keep them until 2015. 

Like bodybuilder, Torres methodically bulked both sets CASA's muscles: services and advocacy. Immigrant-rights marches Washington were anemic affairs until 2006, when Torres and labor allies started turning out hundreds thousands local residents the Mall. 

teachers; and CASA has 10,000 members who pay $25 annual dues. Its five centers Prince George's and Montgomery counties and Baltimore City filled 

Those workers earned $2.6 million the last six months. CASA lawyers closed 108 cases. 
Torres also created parallel nonprofit, CASA Action, direct political 
work and endorse candidates, with budget $100,000 funded without taxpayer 
"Immigration reform won't happen, and the Latino community will not come age politically, until there are Gustavo Torreses," says Frank Sharry, founder America's Voice, national immigrant advocacy group. "He's pioneer what historians will write about the immigrant-led Latino movement, for whom immigration reform akin the big civil rights legislation the 1960s for the African American community." 
Critics complain that because CASA serves low-income immigrants without regard legal status, inevitably assists thousands illegal immigrants, part with taxpayer money. 
"Why taxpayers are subsidizing organization that appears systematically working promote, encourage, accommodate and reward illegal behavior?" says Dan Stein, president the Federation for American Immigration Reform, Washington-based group that favors restricting legal and illegal immigration. addition government money, more than half CASA' annual budget over the years has come from member dues and corporations and foundations such the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the Open Society Institute-Baltimore, Bank America, Wachovia Bank and Citgo. 
Torres argues that makes moral and practical sense help people who are building lives here.,Though never lacked legal papers, when meets undocumented immigrant, sees someone recognizes -someone who never would have left home things hadn't been worse than difficult. 

"What inspires what I've seen for the last years: people who lack opportunities, here Colombia," says. But "they keep fighting for justice." cooler's worth whole tilapia sizzles oil the kitchen stove, while platter crisp and salty fried green plantains -patacones, Colombian-style -and pitcher pisco sours are passed among the dozen guests this Saturday night casa Torres-Mora quiet lane Silver Spring. 
Sonia Mora, whom Torres married 2002, the charmingly serene foil 
Torres's frenetically ubiquitous host routine. male Colombian colleague 
Torres's does the cooking-for this actually office party. 
Mora worries that work and play are too often the same thing for her overextended husband "This not job for him; it's sort like calling that has," she says later. 
"Part what see my, quote, mission his partner kind help him step 
away from work sometimes. needs think about himself." 
She the manager Montgomery County's Latino Health Initiative. hobby, she plays guitar band called Cafe Caribe. Colombian immigrant like her husband, she met Torres the 1990s when she provided HIV education the day laborers. 
"If you knew his mom" -Ilumina -"she was such incredibly compassionate person," Mora says. "When Gustavo was growing up, and they were struggling times with many kids, she always managed have the extra plate for someone else ... think has always carried that." the middle the Annapolis legislative session, Ilumina died. She was 86. 
(Antonio had died years earlier.) Torres returned Medellin for the funeral and 
the first gathering his union comrades since they scattered for their lives 
years ago. 

Tonight, less than month after his mother's death, conceals his grief. But 
does something subtly her honor. She had beautiful voice, and just there 
was always singing house parties back Medellin, there Silver Spring. 
Torres connects laptop and microphone speakers and logs onto karaoke Web 

tangos, boleros, folk songs, love songs until past a.m. 
One ofllumina's favorites was wistful waltz called "El Camino Vida" 
"The Path Life." It's about falling love, having children, watching the 
children move far away. She would sing Torres over the phone. She would 
cry, then laugh-sad left, glad could his work safer environment. 
Torres and Mora have worked performance that song but are saving it. Then, week after the party, memorial service Washington for Ilumina, Torres stands the front the church dark suit while Mora plucks her guitar. rich tenor, his eyes watery, the son who went away sings "El Camino Vida." 
Torres and nine colleagues sit around conference tables the mansion's former 
dining room, "dreaming together" about the future. his left-handed scrawl, jots notes himself, including "positive social change." 
It's part elaborately earnest process this summer draft CASA's five-year plan and retool its mission statement. Every constituency gets say. like this the mission CASA: positive social change," Torres says. also wants spell out the aims for CASA's influence: "White House. Homeland Security. Congress." 
The controversial crusader turns out the consummate organization man and this sense Torres apt found nowhere and everywhere. works with board directors and flow chart committees drawn from immigrant communities across Maryland. He's the kind boss who knows how much doesn't know and has compensated attracting team true-believing organizers, fundraisers, lawyers and specialists who are the envy liberal nonprofits the region. They are the fearsome watchdog, while Torres 

somewhere holding long leash. 

Alumni CASA's board include Cecilia Munoz, White House director 
intergovernmental affairs, and Thomas Perez, assistant attorney general for civil 
Torres doesn't always get his way. The final draft the mission statement-still 
subject community approval -mentions creating more just society, not 
positive social change. 
But the onward march from CASA's narrow origins something much broader 
all Torres. 
"My goal build 200,000 members the next five years," says, his small 
office, converted servant's bedroom the mansion. Someday, plans "build powerful ... movement immigrants and other minorities including the African 
American community fight for justice -and they decide what justice means." exploring possible expansions the Eastern Shore Maryland, and 
Virginia, Pennsylvania andDelaware. with his office, Torres earns salary $86,000, according CASA's tax 
filings. That's less than the directors organizations with similar budgets, and 
Torres has refused raises, says board president Simon Bautista Betances, canon for Latino ministries the Episcopal Diocese Washington. 
CASA's workers also put long hours for not enough pay, according their union. Employees gave percent raise year ago, when CASA faced budget crunch. Torres says that CASA workers enjoy fully funded health insurance and that money tight because government and foundation support has been cut the economic downturn. 
The union exudes tough love for the union organizer turned boss. 
Paul Reilly, representative the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild (which bargains for workers several nonprofits, well Washington Post employees) says: "Sometimes, seems Gustavo looks the big picture the immigrant community and ... doesn't pay attention some the things going with employees CASA itself. 
Torres spots Gov. Martin O'Malley having lunch Galway Bay, popular pub 
near the State House. 

"Gustavo, how are you, que pasa?" O'Malley says. 
The battle over the Dream Act has come down desperate scramble for every 
last vote. Torres asks the governor make phone calls couple wavering 
"Adelante" -"Forward" -O'Malley says Torres departs. 
Sitting the gallery the House, Torres listens Del. McDonough deliver his 
stemwinder against the bill. 
"Maryland becoming Disneyland for illegals ... Now there are 300,000 illegals Maryland. When you reach sticker shock? ... They are not fighting for civil 
rights, they are fighting for civil wrongs ... 
Ten hours before adjournment for the year, the bill life support. 
Democratic leaders quickly craft compromise that toughens the requirement that students their parents must have filed Maryland tax returns. Torres holds meeting with the students the main concourse the State House. wants know they will accept the compromise. 
"Yes," says Dulce, 17, Prince George's County high school junior originally from Guatemala. "That would help win the otes." 
It's strange moment. Asking undocumented teenagers for permission pursue political course? 
Torres had ask. was thinking the Nicaraguan campesinos who wanted grow beans, not rice, and the day laborers who prized driver's licenses. "The most important thing listen our community," says later. 
With three hours spare, the Dream Act passes the Senate 27-19, and the House 74-65. 
Whoops and applause break out the House chamber. 

McDonough, unyielding, looks ahead petition drive try force 
referendum 2012. (State elections officials will certify July whether the 
effort successful.) 
Outside, Torres, the students and their key allies -religious congregations 
organized the Industrial Areas Foundation -hold hands circle and take 
turns groping for words express the meaning this moment. feel like are making history," Torres says. 

But seems subdued. takes longer view. 
The Dream Act symbolically huge, knows, one the few pro-immigrant bills passed anywhere the country this year. And yet, most, will benefit just few hundred students annually. 
Torres hugs his fellow activists the warm night illuminated the glowing State House. Then reminds them that nearly 400,000 people were deported last fiscal year and many more need help here. "We have big agenda that still need keep fighting for," says. "But for now, let's celebrate. 
"Are you ready?" 
David Montgomery Washington Post staff writer. can reached Staff researchers Magda Jean-Louis and Eddy Palanza contributed this report. 

First Name  Last Name  Other Information  
ESOL Teacher,  
Security Guard  
Graduate, Pt. Time  
Ouabo  Unk  Organizers  
Pedro  Munoz  Computer Classes  
Seasonal Employee  
USAquatic From  
William  Reyes  Nicaragua  
Landscaping Graduate/  
Fidel  Motta  Speaker Graduation  
HVAC Graduate/BME  
Antoine  Mongo  Graduate/Cameroonian  
Security Guard  
Dejoly  Naoussi  Graduate  
BME/Security Guard  
Fabien  Nguekam  student UMD  
Jonaina  Rocha  Instructor, BME  
HVAC Graduate/PG  
Felipe  Santos  Worker  
Eddy  Ceballos  BME Graduate  
Bank America  
Dieudonne  Wangemenge  Commercial  
CDA Montgomery  
Marta  Landaverde  Student  
BME Graduate  
Elias  Carrion  ESOL Student  
Johani  Eusevio  
HVAC Student/BME  
Ana  Mejia  Speaker  
WAWF Annual  
Yecenia  Claros  Conference  

HVAC Student/ Silver Marcos Lopez Spring Worker Claudia Hernandez Landscaping Student 

Training offered through local community colleges and employment centers. Training includes train-the-trainer module. The training and/or materials will offered English and Spanish. 

Casa providing OSHA training this Welcome Center. 

 	There are more than 
within the U.S. Labor Department-such as, the Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA), the Wage Hour Division (WHD), and Employment Training Administration (ETA). 

Each these agencies works closely with chambers 

state workforce and local leaders achieve synergy efforts 
spur economic growth and assist the people finding job training/retraining. 
Since January this year, more than 120 Summer Jobs+ partners have committed nearly 300,000 jobs and other opportunities for young people through this initiative. have hosted web chats and news conferences with cities get the word out about our summer job bank. 

The Employment and Training Administration has worked with the National Association Workforce Boards promote more than job fairs across the country. 

 have launched new social jobs partnership connect 132 million people our job placement resources through Facebook. 

 have website called MySkillsMyFuture. org that helps dislocated workers and people looking change careers. can help part-time workers find full-time jobs and lower-paid workers find higher-paying jobs. helps new entrants into the workforce figure out the job that's right for them. And it's especially helpful for young people, for those with limited English proficiency and for those without any post-secondary education. asks users fill out questionnaire listing your interests and abilities. 

Job Corp: 126 centers around the country (find location clicking the map: 

(800)733 -JOBS (800) 733 -5627 	Virginia: locations 	Marylind: locations 	DC: location 

meaning more architects, engineers, computer 
programmers and consultants are finding jobs. 

 added another After losing millions good manufacturing jobs the years before and during the deep recession, the economy 

jobs the past months. 
 	We've now created more than 4.2 million private-sector jobs under this administration. 

Hay mas agencias dentro del Departamento Trabajo, por ejemplo OSHA, WHD; nuestras agencias ayudan personas todo pais con cuestiones laborales. 

DOL: 1-866-487-2365 

Cada una nuestras agencias trabaja cerca con 

sindicatos, consulados diferentes con lideres comunitarios mas ... para ayudar 
gente encontrar empleo entrenar algun oficio. 
Summer Jobs+; Trabajos verano 2012 una colaboraci6n con empresas para que juntos ayudemos crear miles trabajos para los j6venes este verano. Nos hemos reunido con alcaldes varias ciudades del pais para trabajar junta este tema. 

Estamos promoviendo ferias trabajo todo pais. 

Nos hemos unido con Facebook para ayudar gente conectarse encontrar trabajo. 

MySkillsMyFuture. org ayuda las personas que han perdido empleo quieren cambiar industria trabajo. Podria ayudar trabajadores encontrar empleo tiempo completo (full time). 

MyNextMove. org guia industria trabajo que posiblemente qui eras entrar. Esta pagina podria ayudar 

los j6venes que van iniciando sus carreras quienes hablen ingles basico. 
 	Job Corp: 126 centros todo pais (16-24 afios) 

(800)733-JOBS (800) 733-5627 
 	Durante los ultimas han creado empleos sector privado 

 han abierto mas diecinueve mil 19k) empleos mes pasado abril. Hoy esta industria aumenta empleos mientras que antes perdian empleos aqui. 

 total, creado mas millones empleos sector privado bajo administraci6n del Presidente Barack Obama. 

 	Los latinos estan tomando los trabajos rama salud: Abril 2000: Latinos trabajando sector salud 
Abril 2012: Latinos trabajando sector salud