Chicago’s COVID Response Corps ‘Ready for The Next Challenge’ Ahead of Winter, Holiday Gatherings

December 13, 2021 Media Coverage

As COVID-19 cases rise, some members of Chicago’s COVID-19 Community Response Corps say they’re prepared to handle the winter months. Earlier in the pandemic, the program began by focusing on contact tracing. But it has since expanded to meet other needs – like scheduling vaccine appointments and working the city’s COVID-19 hotline. The Chicago Cook …

Beyond the Data: True (Local) Stories of the Great Resignation

December 7, 2021 News, Press Releases

Who*: Karin M. Norington-Reaves, CEO, The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (Moderator) Sarah Ball, Pursuing a Voice Over Career Patrice Brazil, Talent Acquisition, Worldwide Flight Services Dr. Philip Hong, Professor and Associate Dean for Research, Loyola University Chicago, School of Social Work; Director, Center for Research on Self Sufficiency Ann Runkle, Consultant and Entrepreneur Triste Smith, …