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URA and Local Workforce Partners to Present Free, Virtual Opportunity Fair Event

Press Release
January 12, 2021

Webinar to be held this Thursday, January 14, via Zoom and Facebook

PITTSBURGH, PA (January 12, 2021) The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) and local workforce partners will offer a free, virtual Opportunity Fair this Thursday, January 14, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. 

Registration is required; Click the Eventbrite link to register. The webinar can be accessed via the link on the URA’s event page and Facebook page

Those attending will hear about job training, workforce programs, and expungement opportunities in Pittsburgh from Partner4Work, Year Up, Jewish Family and Community Services Career Development Center, Jasmine Nyree Campus, PA CareerLink®, Duquesne Law, and more. Attendees will have the chance to ask questions, connect directly with workforce service providers, and if eligible, apply for programs.

"We are excited to help kick off 2021 by hosting the Opportunity Fair," URA Chief Strategy Officer Tom Link said. "The URA is committed to connecting Pittsburghers with resources to help build their skill set and find quality employment opportunities. The Opportunity Fair is part of our work plan to ensure these connections take place."

For more information or questions, please email In’dea Carter at

About the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA)
The URA is the City of Pittsburgh's economic development agency, supporting the City’s economic development goals, which are designed to create a city of inclusive opportunity for residents, stakeholders, and communities. The URA is committed to creating more housing that is affordable to the average Pittsburgher; encouraging more entrepreneurship and small business development; promoting inclusive growth and quality job creation; expanding neighborhood and main streets revitalization efforts; and developing a talented workforce that is equipped with the skills of the future.

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