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 …

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership Receives Facebook Investment to Boost Efforts for Chicago Codes

June 20, 2018 Media Release

50 Chicago Codes Participants Will Receive Scholarships from Facebook CHICAGO – (JUNE 20, 2018) The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership), today, announced Facebook will provide 50 scholarships for students to participate in coding boot camps offered through the Chicago Codes initiative to learn web and mobile development. “Chicago Codes will spark access to technology …

Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership Receives Approval for $4M Grant to Launch New Construction Workforce Initiative with the Illinois Tollway

May 29, 2018 Media Release

New Initiative Will Increase Diversity Among Workers and Ensure Access to Job Opportunities CHICAGO, IL – The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) will launch a new construction workforce initiative in collaboration with the Illinois Tollway after receiving unanimous approval from the Tollway’s board.  The Partnership will provide pre-apprenticeship training and support services to underemployed …

Opportunity Works

April 12, 2017 Request for Proposals

Opportunity Works is a program providing sector-driven internships for young adults in suburban Cook County Download Brochure Help us make a difference in the lives of our young adults. Make a donation today! About the program: More than 33,000 young adults are disconnected from both work and school, in suburban Cook County. At the same time, …

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.