Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG)

April 24, 2019 Uncategorized

In conjunction with the Workforce Boards of Metropolitan Chicago, The Partnership’s HPOG program supports the development, implementation, and/or expansion of healthcare Bridge Programs in Cook County and throughout the metropolitan region. The goal is to advance Bridge Programs as a model for providing low income, low skilled individuals with career opportunities in the healthcare industry. …

State Energy Sector Partnership

April 24, 2019 Uncategorized

This U.S. Department of Labor multi-year grant was used for training, certification and job placement in a variety of energy-related occupations/fields, including: gas utility, masonry, carpentry, building analyst and energy auditor. Partner agencies included: the Hispanic American Construction Industry Association, Chicago Women In Trades, the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEAA), the Utility Workers Union (UWUA), …

Youth Workforce Hospital/High School Initiative

April 24, 2019 Uncategorized

An initiative of the Michael Reese Health Trust, the Youth Workforce Hospital/High School program is a collaborative pilot project tasked with creating a sustainable and replicable model for effectively linking Chicago Public Schools’ Career and Technical Education students with employer provided work-based learning opportunities that align fully with the Health Sciences student development curriculum. Hospitals …

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 …

Request for Proposals for Chicago Codes Program Operator

August 27, 2018 Request for Proposals

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 …