Cook County Racial Equity Week 2020

September 16, 2020 News

The Partnership’s CEO Karin M. Norington-Reaves joined Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and 16 year MLB veteran, first Latino World Series winning manager and now television personality Ozzie Guillen for Cook County’s Racial Equity Week 2020 to discuss the progress Cook County has made towards Racial Equity for the African American and Latinx communities, …

The Partnership Announces 31 Community Based Organizations Selected to Create City’s COVID Contact Tracing Corps

September 14, 2020 Media Release, News

Download the press release here. CBOs chosen in a competitive RFP process will employ roughly 500 contract tracing positions to stem COVID-19 transmission in Chicago (Chicago) – The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) joins Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot to announce the 31 Community Based Organizations (CBOs) selected to hire individuals for Chicago’s COVID Contact …

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership Joins Governor Pritzker and DCEO Director to Announce Funding for Up to 700 COVID-19 Response Job Opportunities  

September 11, 2020 Media Release, News

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership Joins Governor Pritzker and DCEO Director to Announce Funding for Up to 700 COVID-19 Response Job Opportunities    Download the press release here. CHICAGO – The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) CEO Karin M. Norington-Reaves joined Governor JB Pritzker, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Director Erin Guthrie, and …

Deadline Approaching: Apply for the Chicago Codes Bootcamp Today

September 1, 2020 Media Release

Download the press release here. Labor Day Brings New Opportunities and Workforce Development Success Stories While Facing Unprecedented Challenges of Pandemic   (Chicago) — As Labor Day approaches, The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) announces opportunities for job seekers in Chicago and Cook County and stories of job-seeker success during this challenging time due …

Chicago Transit Authority Red and Purple Line Modernization

August 14, 2020 Request for Proposals

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) is issuing a Request for Qualified Respondents (RFQ) for one to two American Job Center providers to support our efforts in the outreach, enrollment, training, and placement of jobseekers in skilled trades positions that become available through the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA) Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Project. …

Request For Proposal – Industry-Focused Sector Centers

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership and LWIA 7 Workforce Innovation Board are issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for highly qualified organizations to assist The Partnership and its network of delegate agencies in the offering, delivery, and facilitation of workforce development services with businesses in the given industry sector throughout Cook County. Proposals are due Friday, May 29, 2020, …

Request for Proposal – Community Hiring of Chicago COVID-19 Contact Tracing Corps – Funding Round 2

July 28, 2020 News, Request for Proposals

***IMPORTANT RFP UPDATES – PLEASE READ ALL*** Posted 8/18/2020: The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership requests demographic information about the leadership of responding organizations. Upon electronic submittal of proposal, respondents will receive an auto-confirmation of receipt that directs them to complete a brief online survey. We thank respondents in advance for their participation. Posted 8/11/2020: The …

Request for Proposal – Community Hiring of Chicago COVID-19 Contact Tracing Corps – Funding Round 1

July 17, 2020 News, Request for Proposals

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for 7–10 non-profit community-based organizations (CBOs) to serve as local employers of the City of Chicago COVID Contact Tracing Corps.   This is the first of two RFPs that will be released under the Chicago Contact Tracing Corps grant program.   NOTE:  Eligible respondents for this current solicitation (Round 1 RFP) are:  …