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Date:October 18, 2016
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LWC partners with NOPD at NOLA Night Out Against Crime

BATON ROUGE The Louisiana Workforce Commission is partnering with the New Orleans Police Department this evening at the New Orleans Night Out Against Crime to assist citizens with finding employment opportunities. The mobile workforce center will be on hand to help citizens find jobs, build resumes and explore various workforce training courses.

The 2016 Night Out Against Crime kickoff event will take place at 5:30 p.m. at A.L. Davis Park, located at 2600 LaSalle Street in New Orleans.

The event will include free food and beverages provided by Coca-Cola, Walmart, Domino's Pizza, NOCCA and Raising Cane's.

There will be information and resources from partners including ADT Security, New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation, Youth Empowerment Project, APEX Youth Center, Limitless Vistas and the Home Depot.

There will also be family-friendly activities like soccer games hosted by Young Leadership Council, relay races hosted by Youth Run NOLA, hula hoop classes hosted by FIT NOLA, a mobile petting zoo hosted by the Audubon Nature Institute, art, crafts and bubbles from the Louisiana Children's Museum and a basketball tournament hosted by NOLA FOR LIFE and PlayNOLA.

About the Louisiana Workforce Commission

The Louisiana Workforce Commission is an agency of state government that administers programs designed to enhance workforce growth and provide family-sustaining jobs for Louisiana residents. The commission monitors employment administers unemployment compensation and tax funds provides training resources for employers and employees and oversees worker compensation benefits. The agency also gathers and supplies information on the labor market and occupational sectors in Louisiana.

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