• Concern about achieving District of Columbia 51% new hire guidelines  of residents
  • Desire to create an innovative social inclusion initiative for its Navy Yards partnership with large retailer
  • Assessed the capacity of community and faith-based organizations to recruit, train and retain candidates for large retailer
  • Assessed the commitment of large retailer to hire and retain candidates presented

✓ Delivered  business plan to integrate  District residents into the workforce
✓ Placed 309 District residents in employment
✓ Developed 6 month retention strategy that achieved 82% retention
✓ Achieved 90% District new hires