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EDC Delivers Hope And Opportunity To Lift Returning Citizens
  Largo, MD - Today could very possibly be the first day of the rest of the lives of more than 300 returning citizens who packed into the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation's (EDC) headquarters this morning to take part in its '2nd Chance Job Fair'.  Over 25 employers with current job openings and willi...


Youth CareerConnect Youth Compete For Summer Internships And Prepare For Their Future
  Bowie, MD, March 24, 2017 - Today was the first day of summer for several Prince George's County Youth CareerConnect Program (YCC) students.  More than 200 students filed into the Student Center at Bowie State University for an exclusive Job Fair.  Over 25 employer partners and exhibitors came out to meet and interview YC...


Prince George’s County Financing Community To Inject Millions Into The Economy
  Largo, MD, March 23, 2017 - Yesterday, Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation President and CEO, Jim Coleman, participated in a panel discussion hosted by FSC First. The ‘Economic Development and Bank Financing Forum’ provided a platform for leaders in economic development and bank financing to provide...


EDC Motivates Returning Citizens To Prepare For Local Workforce At Criminal Background Seminar
  LARGO, MD March 21, 2017 - Today, the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation continued its 'ReEntry Month' activities by hosting the 'Moving Forward: Overcoming a Criminal Background Seminar' at its headquarters in Largo, Maryland.  More than 100 returning citizens joined state and local reentry stakehol...


Economic Development Corporation Partners With TechBreakfast And Serves Up Networking Opportunities For A Byte Of Innovation
  Oxon Hill, MD - Yesterday, techies, developers, designers, and entrepreneurs gathered in National Harbor for Prince George's County's first TechBreakfast event. Hosted by the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation (EDC), in partnership with TechBreakfast, founded by Ron Schmelzer, TechBreakfast's 'Chief Eve...


Connecting Returning Citizens To Real Freedom And Prosperity
Largo, MD - On Friday, March 10, 2017, the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation (EDC), in partnership with the County's Workforce Development Board kicked off 'ReEntry Month' by hosting a Community ReEntry and Employment Discussion.  More than 100 stakeholders gathered for an open dialogue about the barrier...