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HRCF, TransCanWork launching virtual career fair Feb. 23 for trans, non-binary job seekers
2022-02-18

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The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRCF), the educational arm of the Human Rights Campaign, and TransCanWork (an organization committed to advancing transgender, gender diverse & intersex workplace inclusion) announced the launch of "Empower Chicago!"—a virtual career fair for transgender and non-binary job seekers on Wed., Feb. 23, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. CT.

"It is already widely known that transgender and non-binary people face heightened levels of discrimination across all facets of society—while national unemployment rates for marginalized groups have skyrocketed over the past 18 months, these folks now face compounded, threatening circumstances that contribute to further marginalization, economic oppression, and financial insecurity," said HRC Workplace Equality Deputy Director RaShawn Hawkins in a statement. "Creating safe spaces for transgender and non-binary job seekers is critical to ensuring that they may begin a career with affirming, inclusive employers."

"Empower Chicago!" is the third in a series of career fairs that aim to economically empower the transgender and non-binary community through intentional recruitment efforts made by participating companies who are also working to support transgender and non-binary inclusive workforce development efforts.

To register as a job seeker, visit tinyurl.com/y6ken8fh .


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