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The unemployment rate in Prince George’s County was about 10% at the height of the pandemic. Now it’s around 8%, according to reports, but that’s still very high compared to the rest of Maryland and the D.C. region.

An employment program for unemployed and underemployed residents in Prince George's County offers virtual training for medical jobs currently in demand.

2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU), a Lanham-based global education technology company, has partnered with Employ Prince George’s (EPG), the principal workforce development entity for Prince George’s County, to launch the Access 2 Education Scholarship Fund.

Prince George’s County has launched a scholarship program to build a pipeline of technical talent. Prince George’s County, Maryland has launched a scholarship program to build a pipeline of technical talent.

Lanham, Maryland-based edtech company 2U is partnering with Employ Prince George’s (EPG) and George Washington University College of Professional Studies to launch the Access 2 Education Scholarship Fund. The fund is focused on boosting technical talent in the D.C. area while specifically targeting Black and Latinx communities, as well as women and people living in low-income households.

Today is a major milestone for Prince George’s County and Employ Prince George’s as we partner with 2U and the George Washington University College of Professional Studies to launch the Access 2 Education Scholarship Fund in order to expand access and build the region’s tech talent pipeline”, said Walter Simmons, President and CEO of Employ Prince George’s.

A new partnership in Prince George’s County is working to make tech jobs more accessible and affordable for low-income, minority and women residents. With an initiative launched last week, Prince George’s County residents can apply for scholarships for high-quality boot camps in coding, data analytics, cybersecurity, UX/UI or digital marketing at George Washington University.

In July, Employ Prince George’s announced the launch of the Prince George’s County COVID-19 Workforce Development Recovery Program, through funding provided by the Maryland Department of Labor and Prince George’s County Government. This program successfully connected over 600 residents to virtual workforce development services, hosted virtual job fairs, and placed unemployed residents into skills training to prepare them for new career pathways.

EmployPG understands that immediate needs can not wait. They want to help those hourly workers meet immediate needs, such as utilities, gas, and food. Because of this unprecedented pandemic, Employ PG, in partnership with the Greater Washington Community Foundation, has launched the PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COVID-19 HOURLY EMPLOYEE RELIEF FUND!

(LARGO, MD) – Employ Prince George's, Inc. has received a $175,000 grant from Maryland Department of Labor, through the United States Department of Labor’s COVID-19 Disaster Recovery Dislocated Worker Grant. Employ Prince George’s is using the funding to…

Due to the recent developments and spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Employ Prince George's and the Prince George’s County American Job Center Community Network are taking the necessary safety precautions to protect job seekers, business partners, and staff.

The Prince George’s County Government has a coordinated effort among all agencies to address the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. This effort is being spearheaded by the Prince George’s County Office of the County Executive and the Health Department. Employ Prince George’s is taking …

LARGO, MD (March 9, 2020)- The Prince George’s County Local Workforce Development Board in partnership with Employ Prince George’s (EPG) is dedicating the month of March as ReEntry Month in Prince George’s County, Maryland by hosting a series of events dedicated to helping  …

Walter L. G. Simmons

Walter L. G. Simmons

President & CEO Employ Prince George’s, Inc. In 2016, at the age of 28, Walter Simmons became the youngest local…

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Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks To Announce New Job Center

Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks To Announce New Job Center

LARGO, Md. (WJZ) — Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks will join Employ Prince George’s and the Prince George’s County…

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March 2, 2021 Free health care job training for Prince George’s Co. residents

A jobs program in Prince George’s County, Maryland, is offering free training for those interested in a career in health care.

Dec 9, 2020 Scholarship fund to help launch Prince George’s residents into tech careers

A new partnership in Prince George’s County is working to make tech jobs more accessible and affordable for low-income, minority and women residents. With a scholarship fund initiative launched last week, Prince George’s County residents can apply for scholarships for high-quality boot camps in coding, data analytics, cybersecurity, UX/UI or digital marketing at George Washington University.

Nov 12, 2020 More Coronavirus Regulations Hit Prince George's As Cases Soar

Prince George's County Executive Angela Alsobrooks announced another wave of coronavirus regulations as the county enters a fall surge.

July 10 2020 Employ Prince George's

If you were laid off from your job due to COVID-19, @employprincegeorges has several programs …

July 9 2020 COVID-19 Workforce Development Recovery Program

@employprincegeorges received a $175,000 grant to create a new program called the “COVID-19 Workforce Development Recovery." It will offer free skills training and employment opportunities for workers who were laid off due to the public health crisis….

July 4 2020 New Program in Prince George's Aims to Get People Back to Work

@employprincegeorges received a $175,000 grant to create a new program called the “COVID-19 Workforce Development Recovery." It will offer free skills training and employment opportunities for workers who were laid off due to the public health crisis….

July 2, 2020 Employ Prince George’s Awarded $175K to Strengthen Post-Pandemic Workforce

Employ Prince George’s has received a $175,000 grant from Maryland Department of Labor for the COVID-19 Workforce Development Recovery Program to strengthen and revitalize Prince George’s County’s …

March 14, 2019 Helping Returning Citizens Get Back On The Right Track

Prince George’s County Re-entry Month Calendar of Events. Expungement Clinic March 16th@ Tree of Life Christian Ministries in Clinton’ ReEntry Career Readiness Sessions Wednesday, March 20th…

Help for Returning Citizens

October 16, 2019 American Job Center National Harbor will serve southern Prince George’s County

NATIONAL HARBOR — Employ Prince George’s, the county’s workforce development agency, announced the construction of their new American Job Center National Harbor, which will assist job seekers in …

October 11, 2019 If you need a job in Prince George's County, this new job center promises to find you one

OXON HILL, Md. (ABC7) — A new kind of employment center is opening in Prince George’s County with a bold promise: If you need a job, they’ll find you one. They'll also make sure you’re qualified…

January 22, 2020 The economy is booming in Prince George's County, job growth passes Montgomery County

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. (ABC7) — Victoria Ballestero is a professional engineer and the operations manager for the engineering firm ATCS she does site work on development projects. Her office is in Largo …

June 18, 2019 Prince George's County teens celebrate as youth employment program doubles in size

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. (ABC7) — They just got out of school for the summer on Friday, but these Prince George’s County teens are celebrating the fact they’ll be back at work next Monday, starting summer jobs…

February 12, 2020 Employ Prince George's Hiring Event

Employ Prince George's and Communicare Family of Companies partner up to host a hiring fair in Largo.

October 11, 2020 Second American Job Center Coming To Prince George's County

A new American Job Center is coming to Prince George’s County.The facility, scheduled to open at National Harbor in January, will aim to offer resources and support to businesses and unemployed locals seeking new …

February 14, 2019 Applications Open for Prince George's County Summer Jobs Program

A summer jobs program is helping young people across Prince George's County “participate in career development, life-skills training and summer employment opportunities." Prince George's County youth …

August 23, 2018 Prince George’s Co. Launches Program to Get Residents Jobs

For two years in a row, Prince George’s County has had the highest job growth in Maryland. Now. the county is re-launching their effort to link people with those jobs. County Bureau Chief Tracee …

October 9, 2019 Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks To Announce New Job Center

LARGO, Md. (WJZ) — Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks will join Employ Prince George’s and the Prince George’s County Local Workforce Development Board to announce the construction of the …

October 23, 2019 Job Center Coming to Southern Prince George’s Co.

Job seekers who reside in southern Prince George’s County and have had to travel to career centers in Largo and Laurel will get some help closer to home in the coming months. Employ Prince George’s, a quasi …

January 1, 2020 Clean and Safe Team: new year, new career

By CLAUDETTE RICHARDS and HEATHER WRIGHT — How can more Hyattsville and Prince George’s County residents — especially those in need of a second chance — find employment? This question was …

October 13, 2018 Aladdin with KYS Fest Tix This Thurs at Employ Prince George's!

Aladdin Daprince talks about his appearance this Thursday (10/18), 9am at Employ Prince George's. Stop by and see how they can help the unemployed and underemployed find jobs! Plus, Aladdin will have tix to KYS Fest! To learn…

June 26, 2020 Employ Prince George’s

August 15 , 2018 Visit the Employ Prince George's Inc Open House Aug 23rd!

Do you want to learn about thousands of job opportunities, weekly job fairs and free training programs for ages fourteen and up? Visit Prince George’s County’s newest workforce organization…Employ Prince George’s…

September 5, 2018 Walter L. Simmons

As Prince George’s County officials tout the majority-Black jurisdiction as Maryland’s top producer of job growth over the past two years, a county program seeks to reach even more residents. Employ Prince George’s …

April 17, 2019 TNI

Alonzo Hankerson said it took him about 30 minutes to put on his blue suit and tie in preparation for a youth job fair in Largo.The 17-year-old Potomac High School student chatted …

March 22, 2019 Prince George’s Agency Helps Returning Citizens at Job Fair

Adrienne Pritchett smiled and briefly explained about possible employment, benefits and services during a job fair in Largo, Maryland, for returning citizens. Pritchett, 47, an office manager for Lanham …

American Job Center National Harbor will serve southern Prince George’s County

American Job Center National Harbor will serve southern Prince George’s County

NATIONAL HARBOR — Employ Prince George’s, the county’s workforce development agency, announced the construction of their new American Job Center…

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If you need a job in Prince George’s County, this new job center promises to find you one

If you need a job in Prince George’s County, this new job center promises to find you one

OXON HILL, Md. (ABC7) — A new kind of employment center is opening in Prince George’s County with a bold…

Read more
Job Center Coming to Southern Prince George’s Co.

Job Center Coming to Southern Prince George’s Co.

Job seekers who reside in southern Prince George’s County and have had to travel to career centers in Largo and…

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