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Starbucks Now Hiring

Thursday, August 19 | 9am-12pm and 2pm-5pm

Looking for a career? Starbucks will be hosting open interviews for baristas and shift supervisors. They are encouraging jobseekers to apply before arriving to make the interview process smoother.
Apply Here : (Select search jobs by location) listed below you will find the Starbucks locations that will be interviewing on Thursday, August 19.

  • Dakota Crossing, 2430 Market St. NE
  • NOMA, 1160 1st St. NE
  • Georgetown, 1810 Wisconsin Ave NW
  • Foxhall Square, 3301 New Mexico Ave NW
  • 3rd & D, 409 3rd St SW
  • International Square, 1825 I St. NW
  • Van Dorn, 5782 Dow Ave, Alexandria, VA 
  • Alexandria Commons, 3133 Duke St. Alexandria, VA
  • Chesterbrook, 6214 Old Dominion Center, McLean VA 

Apply Here : Select search jobs by location.

Registered Medical Assistant Training

Briya Charter School offers nline and in-person medical classes:

Medical Assistant Program: Students prepare for careers working alongside doctors and nurses in medical offices.

Qualifications: Live in Washington DC; have a  high school diploma; and pass entrance exams in reading and math.

Schedule: Programs requires a commitment of 20 hours per week for 12-15 months. begins in September, with a mix of online and in-person learning throughout the year. includes in-person skills practice and month of full-time clinic training.

Register here:
Phone: 202-232-7777

Life Asset Orientation Every Thursday

Start and Grow your small business

Life Asset can provide access to capital for entrepreneurs.

Services Include :

  • Small Business Loans (Initial loan, up to $1,500 which can be increased up to $7,500)
  • Credit Building loans 
  • Free financial and business training/coaching 
  • Networking opportunities 
  • Retail Space

Interested in learning more?

Attend an information session :
Sessions are held every Thursday at 6:00pm at Skyland Workforce center 
2509 Good Hope Road SE, Washington DC 20020.

COVID Rental Assistance Program
Get Help Paying Rent and Utility Bills

STAY DC is the District’s new emergency rental assistance program to help households unable to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more by visiting or calling 833-4-STAYDC.
Growing Community: Summer Harvest
Saturday, August 21 | 10:30am – 12pm

Join us for our summer harvest.  In addition to gathering our summer crop, garden facilitator Derek Thomas will lead attendees in a workshop exploring a summer soil primer, vegetables that have multiple yields, and the effectiveness of a compost tea. 
August’s workshop will be a hybrid event.  In addition to the usual Zoom platform, there are ten spots available to join Derek in the garden. 
Those interested in being on site at ACM should reach out directly to Program Coordinator, Katrina Lashley 

Register here

DPR : Back To Summer REC Parties
Come party with us! | 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Join DPR for our back to summer rec party Series.

Checkout the upcoming dates and locations below.
Douglas: 1922 Frederick Douglass Ct SE, Washington, DC 20020
August 18 

Fort Davis: 1400 41st St SE, Washington, DC 20020
August 19

Skyland Workforce Center is a project of Building Bridges Across the River. Learn more at: and
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