Get employed: 12 free or affordable job-training programs in Philly

August 28, 2018, MÓNICA MARIE ZORRILLA - Billy Penn

It’s not surprising that in the poorest big city in the country, there are nearly 40,000 people without a job.

Philadelphia’s unemployment rate in June 2018 was 5.7 percent, according to Philadelphia Works, a rate 1.7 percent higher than the national average. One month later, unemployment in Philly was even worse, up by 0.7 percent.

This article can point residents to job training opportunities and more!