WASHINGTON, D.C. SUITE PURSUIT 17th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
Seventeen Years Empowering Low Income Women to Enter the Workforce
WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 13, 2009 – The 17th annual Suited for Change Celebration & Auction will be held at the Naval Heritage Center in Washington, DC. Founded in 1992, Suited for Change provides professional clothing and ongoing career and life skills education to low-income women to increase their employment and job retention potential and to contribute to their economic independence. Services are available at no charge and by referral only to low-income women who have completed job readiness programs and are seeking employment.
In 2009 Suited for Change helped over 1,300 low-income women take their first steps towards realizing the dream of meaningful employment and economic independence.
WHO: Alejandra Evans, President, Suited for Change
Alison Starling, WJLA Reporter, Emcee
Neil Gillespie, Booz Allen
Brittany Lothe, SAP America, Inc.
Note: Lu-Ann Patrick, Patricia Morris, Shadonna Jenkins, Ayesha McNair and Barbara Mickens will be honored as Suite Success Stories and will be available for interviews.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 13, 2009
6:00pm EDT – 9:00pm EDT
WHERE: Naval Heritage Center
701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW,
Washington, D.C. 20004
RSVP: Please RSVP by registering on http://suitedforchange.org/
or by contacting:
Tyna L. Gaylor, Executive Director, Suited For Change
Nicole Austin-Hillery, Director and Counsel, DC Office
The Brennan Center
NOTE: To learn more about Suite PurSuit, visit