WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) Regional Plan 2020

February 18, 2020 News, Uncategorized

The Workforce Partners of Metropolitan Chicago have drafted the 2020-2024 Regional Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Four-Year Plan for the Workforce Innovation Areas of the Northeast Economic Development Region (NEEDR) including Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kankakee, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will Counties. This Regional Plan will be integrated into the State of Illinois …

WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) Local Plan 2020

February 14, 2020 News

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership has drafted the Local Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 2020-2024 Four-Year Plan for Local Workforce Innovation Area 7 (Chicago and Cook County). The Local Plan is posted for public comment for 30 days at: WIOA Local Plan Comments on the WIOA Local Plan will be accepted by email to localplan2020@chicookworks.org, …

CHICAGO PUBLIC MEDIA RADIO INTERVIEW WITH PARTNERSHIP CEO KARIN M. NORINGTON-REAVES

January 30, 2020 News

Our CEO Karin Norington-Reaves sits down with Chicago Public Media to shed light on possible solutions to some of the barriers communities of color are facing as people apply for 2020 Census jobs. Of the many concerns highlighted, is the digital divide, because the online application process may deter residents with limited computer literacy or a …

THE CHICAGO COOK WORKFORCE PARTNERSHIP AND COOK COUNTY BOARD PRESIDENT TONI PRECKWINKLE RECEIVE CONTRIBUTION FROM UNION PACIFIC FOR OPPORTUNITY WORKS PROGRAM

September 20, 2018 News

For Immediate Release: Media Contact: Dunni T. Cosey Gay (312) 833-8973 or DGay@workforceboard.org Chicago – Union Pacific Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer Lance Fritz today awarded the first part of a multi-year, $300,000 Community Ties Giving Program regional grant supporting the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership). The $100,000 contribution presented to Cook County Board President …

Request for Proposals for Chicago Codes Program Operator

August 27, 2018 News

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a program operator for Chicago Codes. Proposals are due Friday, September 14, 2018 at 4:00pm Central Time. Launching this year, Chicago Codes will identify untapped tech talent in Chicago and offer enrollment in a rigorous, tuition-free coding academy in a high-need community on …

New Location for Garfield Workforce Center

December 14, 2016 News

The Garfield Workforce Center is relocating to 605 S. Albany, Chicago, Illinois 60612, on Monday, January 9, 2017. The 10 S. Kedzie location will remain open for business until Thursday, January 5, 2017. Some operations may be hampered as they prepare to relocate, please call (773) 722-3885 before visiting the center.