Career and Resource Fair organized in effort to help combat unemployment

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Arcata, Ca., (KIEM) The city of Arcata organized a Career And Resource Fair as a community effort to help combat or minimize unemployment. And for those, already with jobs, the fair was a way to introduce potential job seekers to new opportunities. Either way, it allows Jatrissa Wooten is in Arcata and has more.