The Urban League of Greater Atlanta (ULGA) partners with employers in various industries to bridge the gap between talent ready ULGA Participants and employers that seek provide career opportunities in both public and private sectors. In addition, we partner with employers to host Career Forums. Our career forums allow our partnering employers to conduct informational sessions and actively recruit for open positions within their company. During the 2012- 2013 fiscal year, The Urban League of Greater Atlanta hosted 21 hiring events. Many of the companies that partnered with ULGA this year provided a platform that allowed the ULGA team to conduct pre-screening/ assessments and as a result 380 ULGA participants were pre-screened and assessed for employment opportunities. A total of 318 ULGA participants of those 380 were referred to employment within various industries.