Inland Empire Sponsoring Committee Preps People for Jobs

"Saturday morning, McClellan was one of 49 Inland Valley residents who participated in a jobs workshop organized by the Pomona Valley Cluster of the Inland Empire Sponsoring Committee, formerly known as One LA....

The workshop drew a diverse group of job seekers, among them recent high school graduates, people approaching retirement age, day laborers and out-of-work executives, said the Rev. Robert Linthicum, a retired minister who is a Sponsoring Committee leader.

The idea for the event grew out of an economic summit put on ... by the committee, a grassroots group made up of ... houses of worship, labor groups and others concerned about issues that affect families...."

Claremont Workshop Focuses on Jobs, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin