AARP Foundation Back To Work 50+
Adults age 50 and older face the largest overall increase in long-term unemployment, the longest spells of joblessness and the least likelihood of finding jobs. Through collaboration with a network of community colleges and nonprofits across the country, BACK TO WORK 50+, a program of AARP Foundation, equips low-income and unemployed older adults with the skills and resources to increase their financial stability and overcome existing or future challenges.
CHA Jobs Plus
Ending in June 2019 Jobs Plus has successfully provided sector-based training to CHA Altgeld Garden residents to help them attain industry-recognized credentials and jobs.
ConstructionWorks Powered by Illinois Tollway
ConstructionWorks Powered by the Illinois Tollway is a FREE program designed to link job seekers with opportunities for rewarding careers in Illinois’ high-demand transportation related construction industry.
Hospitality Hires Chicago
The Hospitality Hires Chicago initiative began as a way to provide a strategic approach to bringing together high demand industry professionals with employers.
Reimagine Retail Chicagoland
Reimagine Retail Chicagoland is a workforce initiative funded by Aspen Institute with support from the Walmart Foundation. We are a collaborative group of partners helping to improve the quality of jobs for workers in entry-level positions, creating pathways for advancement in retail and related sectors, and increasing retention for employers.