Stand Up For Women! Free event April 26

Stand Up for Women poster

A one-day event aimed at women overcoming challenges in finding resources and employment opportunities to support themselves and their families are invited to attend “Stand Up for Women.”

This free event will be held on April 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fresh Start Women’s Foundation located at 1130 E. McDowell Road Phoenix, AZ.

“Stand Up for Women” will feature a long list of community resources. Among them that are scheduled to appear: Fresh Start Women’s Foundation, Maximus employment programs, St. Joseph the Worker, and Adelante Healthcare support services who will help enroll attendees in WIC, AHCCCS, & SNAP programs. Community Colleges and Universities will be on hand to assist with financial aid applications

Also available at no cost: ·Self-defense classes ·Massages ·Clothing provided by Dress for Success and WHEAT’s Clothes Silo ·Public Defender’s Office and ... ·Groceries from St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance – Bring a bag!

In addition, there will be a group of employers in a variety of industries in search of employees. Employers like Abacus Staffing, Aramark, Cypress Home Care, and Cyracom just to name a few.

“The main goal is to help women who have come from a place of crisis or need and are looking to find employment and resources to get them in a better place,” says Jessica Starr, District Manager of Abacus Staffing.

I spoke with Jessica for our Valley Views program. Take a few minutes to listen and please share with anyone you think might benefit!

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