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NAACP hosts diversity job fair

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Veterans seek jobs despite troubling unemployment numbers

by Meghan Anne Bunchman

Last year, there was a 20 percent unemployment rate for veterans between the ages of 18-24. Veterans struggling to make a living are welcome to attend the NAACP Diversity Career Fair. The fair is free and open to all level job seekers. New to this year’s fair will be special promotions and job opportunities for veterans, as well as the opportunity to meet with financial experts to discuss issues like credit repair, homeownership and wealth building.

NAACP career fair draws diverse job seekers

by Ashley Devick and Paul Glavic

Job seekers who joined up at Navy Pier on Tuesday represented not only racial diversity but also a wide range of hopes for their next dream job.