Mayor Lightfoot Declares August “Hire Chicago” Month

August 2, 2021 News, Press Releases

Hire Chicago, a collaboration between Mayor Lightfoot, The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership & World Business Chicago —   is offered to help Chicagoans find careers today and tomorrow, and help employers tap into our city’s diverse talent pipeline.   CHICAGO, IL—Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) and World Business Chicago, …

Request for Proposals for Career Pathway Training Program

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) as the administrative entity of Local Workforce Innovation Area (LWIA) 7 serving Cook County inclusive of the City of Chicago, is soliciting proposals from organizations to provide Career Pathway Training under Title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The Partnership seeks organizations that can provide …

Request For Proposals (RFP) – Reentry Navigation Initiative: The Road Home

There is immense untapped talent to mine from returning residents, and the groundswell of support for restorative criminal justice reform provides an opportunity to take meaningful steps in a more just system. In response, the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, in collaboration with the Cook County Justice Advisory Council, is launching The Reentry Navigation Initiative: The …

The Chicago Department of Public Health expands door-to-door canvassing in continued push to increase vaccination rates in hard-hit communities

June 14, 2021 Uncategorized

  CHICAGO—The Chicago Department of Public Health is ramping up hyperlocal vaccine outreach, including door-to-door canvassing, in a data-driven effort to continue pushing COVID-19 vaccine to the communities with the lowest vaccination rates. In partnership with community organizations, canvassing teams trained through the City’s online Vaccine Ambassador program are going door-to-door to encourage residents to …

Request for Proposals EXTENDED: Illinois Future Energy Jobs Act Solar Training Pipeline Program

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) has extended the deadline for proposals. The Partnership requests proposals for program providers under The Illinois Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) Solar Training Pipeline Program. Pursuant to FEJA, Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd) is disbursing $3 million in 2021 to continue funding the Solar Training Pipeline Program. The Partnership …

The Partnership Hosts Virtual Event: “A Hire Calling” Highlighting the Business Case and Community Benefits of “Second Chance” Hiring

April 20, 2021 Press Releases

The Partnership Hosts Virtual Event: “A Hire Calling” Highlighting the Business Case and Community Benefits of “Second Chance” Hiring Nationally known CEOs and formerly incarcerated individuals join a nationally recognized author to discuss the benefits of hiring “untapped potential” workforce during “Second Chance” Month   (Chicago) – The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) is hosting “A …