Workforce Development

One of the most pressing concerns for residents in Ward 8 is the lack of job creation and unemployment. Councilmember White is working to increase employment opportunities for our residents, young mid-career and seasoned. The truth is that Ward 8 has the highest unemployment per capita in the nation. As part of his commitment to public service, he am determined to end the scourge of unemployment that disproportionately affects Ward 8 residents. Too often, the people of Ward 8 are shut out from D.C.'s vibrant job market. It's time to end the injustice. This council period, Councilmember has introduced and co-introduced the following legislation: