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News - January 3, 2020

Day Worker Center deftly threads the needle amid increasing changes

Center offers programs to serve an array of workers

by Heather Zimmerman

The hum of sewing machines underscores the late afternoon bustle of ringing phones and conversation at the Day Worker Center. The center has been open since 7 a.m., with day laborers on hand to fill temporary jobs helping local homeowners, business owners and contractors with anything from housekeeping and moving to yard maintenance and construction. Job placement wraps up for the day at 3:30 p.m., but worker training — another of the center's key services — continues into the early evening in a multipurpose room. At the moment, a sewing class is taking place.

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