Interview of Tony Lewis, CSOSA Vocational Development Specialist (1/10/2010)
"We're asking the business community to partner with us to make their businesses better, with us referring people that are ready and people that can actually make an impact." - Tony Lewis, CSOSA
Tony Lewis, Job Developer and Vocational Development Specialist from CSOSA's Vocational Opportunities, Training, Education/Employment (VOTEE) Unit, was interviewed on the 95.5 PGC Community Focus program on January 10, 2010.
Mr. Lewis discusses the challenges the ex-offender population encounters when trying to find employment, the counseling and pre-employment training provided by CSOSA's VOTEE unit to the men and women under CSOSA supervision, and how CSOSA is asking to partner with the local business community to provide employment to the qualified and skilled men and women who are ready to go into the workforce and make an impact.
Interview of Tony Lewis - Part 1 (MP3 format)
Interview of Tony Lewis - Part 2 (MP3 format)
*Note: The telephone number for Tony Lewis has changed since this interview aired. His current telephone numbers are:
Office: (202) 442-1886
Cell: (202) 369-0775
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For additional information on jobs for people under supervision contact:
Vocational Development Specialist
Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency
910 Rhode Island Ave., NE
Washington, DC 20018