Lifestyle | Southern California churches reach the unemployed through job fairs
by Sophia Lee
Posted 5/13/16, 01:00 am
COVINA, Calif.—It wasn’t Easter, Christmas, or soup kitchen day at Christ First Baptist Church in Covina, Calif., but a hot Thursday morning. A line of about 200 men and women—of all ages and ethnicities—stood in the church courtyard, fanning themselves with resumé folders. Some had dressed in blouse and slacks or suit and tie, while others wore jeans and sneakers. All were locals looking for jobs—and many were unchurched.