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Open for public comment: 2024-2028 WIOA Local and Regional Plans

The public is invited to review and submit public comments about the 2024-2028 Workforce Innovation and Innovation Act (WIOA) Local and Regional Plans. Comments can be submitted by email about one or both plans to localplan2024@chicookworks.org and/or regionalplan2024@chicookworks.org. Comments on both plans will be accepted at these email addresses through 5 PM Central Time on March 17, 2024.

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The American Job Centers are Here for You

Ready to hit ‘Start’ on your career journey? Reach out to your American Job Center today and let’s power up together! Your next level awaits, and we can help you get there.

Building an exceptional team is a quest that takes time, effort, and skills. Our American Job Centers can level up your hiring game by sharing expertise, resources, and connections with you!

Level Up Now!
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8-Week Paid Internship Program Serving Out-of-Work or Out-of-School Suburban Cook County Young Adults

Opportunity Works is a paid internship program for opportunity youth (young adults who are not in school and not connected to employment) in suburban Cook County. The program aims to connect young adults to career pathways in high-demand, high growth industries.

Apply Today
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Open for public comment: 2024-2028 WIOA Local and Regional Plans

The public is invited to review and submit public comments about the 2024-2028 Workforce Innovation and Innovation Act (WIOA) Local and Regional Plans. Comments can be submitted by email about one or both plans to localplan2024@chicookworks.org and/or regionalplan2024@chicookworks.org. Comments on both plans will be accepted at these email addresses through 5 PM Central Time on March 17, 2024.

Read The Plans
Video Game style graphic. We have the resources you need to power up your journey! The American Job Center connects candidates and companies, igniting the sparks of discovery, growth , and possibility - and unlocking your next level of success.

The American Job Centers are Here for You

Ready to hit ‘Start’ on your career journey? Reach out to your American Job Center today and let’s power up together! Your next level awaits, and we can help you get there.

Building an exceptional team is a quest that takes time, effort, and skills. Our American Job Centers can level up your hiring game by sharing expertise, resources, and connections with you!

Level Up Now!
Graphic with headshot of George Wright. Text: The Partnership With George Wright. Listen live Saturdays at WVON.

Tune into WVON AM 1690

Tune into WVON AM 1690 on Saturday morning at 8 am: The Partnership with George Wright.

Listen to last week's show
Two smiling young men sitting in front of an Opportunity Works sign.

8-Week Paid Internship Program Serving Out-of-Work or Out-of-School Suburban Cook County Young Adults

Opportunity Works is a paid internship program for opportunity youth (young adults who are not in school and not connected to employment) in suburban Cook County. The program aims to connect young adults to career pathways in high-demand, high growth industries.

Apply Today

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Success by the Numbers: Partnership Network of WIOA-Funded Agencies

1,200+
Adults employed with average starting wage of $24 per hour
800+
Laid off workers employed with average starting wage of $26 per hour
4,134
Adults served
972
Businesses served