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3k people overwhelm, shut down Center City jobs fair for ex-offenders: CBS 3

Sign of the times, 3k people hit a jobs fair for ex-offenders at the Municipal Services Building across from City Hall today -- more than three times as many people were expected. The crowd shut down the event, to be rescheduled for the Convention Center, said Everett Gilison.

Photo of the crowd from Cherri Gregg

Sign of the times: 3,000 people hit a jobs fair for ex-offenders at the Municipal Services Building across from City Hall today, as CBS 3 reported — that’s more than three times as many people were expected. The crowd shut down the event, to be rescheduled for the Convention Center, said Everett Gilison.

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