Statement from the Co-Chairs of the Board of Directors of the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) and Chicago Cook Workforce Innovation Board (WIB)

March 21, 2022 Press Releases

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership’s (The Partnership) founding CEO, Karin Norington-Reaves, resigned her position at The Partnership effective Saturday, March 19, 2022. We are grateful to Karin for her decade of leading The Partnership’s team of dedicated and talented professionals, creating and implementing innovative programs benefiting job seekers and employers. The innovations developed …

2.5 Million in Grants to Prepare and Connect Black and Latinx Workers to Quality Jobs as Chicago Prepares to Put Federal Infrastructure Dollars to Work

March 8, 2022 Press Releases

CHICAGO – As the Chicago region prepares for an influx of federal resources to recover from the pandemic and modernize our infrastructure, seven grants worth $2.5 million will create a more inclusive workforce by preparing and connecting Black and Latinx workers with the quality, resilient employment opportunities that will be created as the region prepares to put federal funding to …