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National Career Development Month Kick-Off with the DeBruce Foundation

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join The DeBruce Foundation to kick off National Career Development Month on November 2nd at 10am CST! At this virtual event, the DeBruce Foundation will share:

  • The latest national Employment Empowerment research data, identifying key components in building careers with higher wages, less risk of unemployment, better benefits, and more
  • Findings from our nationwide public opinion research, exploring how youth ages 16-24 are perceiving and preparing for the workforce
  • New, online career literacy tools, available for free as part of our charitable mission

Meet the esteemed speakers:

  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympic Legend and Founder of the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation
  • Dr. Leigh Anne Taylor Knight, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The DeBruce Foundation
  • Lee Waldvogel, Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, American Student Assistance (ASA)
  • Suja Joseph, Director of Statewide Reemployment Programs, Maryland Department of Labor
  • Brett Kisker, Executive Director, Northland CAPS, and a Northland CAPS student

This event is for all who care about career pathways: workforce development leaders, educators, policymakers, and more.

Attendance is free; register now to reserve a spot!


The DeBruce Foundation
816) 298-6037
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High School Students, Youth 16-24 Not Enrolled in School, College+, Parents, Educators