Washington D.C. Transgender-specific Job Training Program Graduates 17.

Washington DC

THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — The program, reported to be the first transgender-specific job training and employment service program of its kind in the nation, graduates 17  residents  on October 7th. Speakers scheduled include Washington DC Mayor Lisa Mallory.

Called the “Project Empowerment Program,” it was run by the Washington D.C. Department of Employment Services.

DOES Director Lisa Mallory has this to say:

“This graduating class represents Mayor Gray’s unwavering commitment to the LGBT community, his efforts to expand cultural diversity training throughout the District government, and, more specifically, his pledge to help decrease the barriers to employment experienced by the transgender community.”

Read more from The Washington Blade:  Transgender residents to graduate from jobs program |  

Categories: Transgender, Transsexual, Trans

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