Opportunity Youth Trainer RFP

October 15, 2015 Request for Proposals

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership solicits proposals for an Opportunity Youth Instructor Consultant. The instructor will be expected to deliver the approved curriculum to a total of 250 Opportunity Youth over a 12 month period beginning early November 2015. Proposals are due by 4:00pm October 29, 2015. All questions must be submitted by October 22, …

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership Selected as Grant Recipient of Youth Opportunity Fund to Connect Low-Income Youth in Cook County to Career Opportunities

August 26, 2015 News

The new $3 million Fund, led by the Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance, supports innovative city programs that prepare low-income youth for future success CHICAGO (August 26, 2015) –The Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance today announced that the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) has been selected as a recipient of the Youth …

Chicago Will Be the Kick-Off Site for the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative

July 14, 2015 News

Need a Job? Event Flyer Chicago will be the kickoff site for the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative, a new coalition of big businesses hoping to provide jobs or training for disadvantaged 16- to 24-year-olds. Starbucks is launching a national campaign called “100,000 Opportunities Initiative” the goal is to motivate companies to reinvest in their communities to …

Top U.S.‐Based Companies Launch the “100,000 Opportunities Initiative” to Create Pathways to Economic Opportunity for Young Americans

July 13, 2015 News

Alaska Airlines, Cintas, CVS Health, Hilton Worldwide, HMSHost, JCPenney, JPMorgan Chase, Lyft, Macy’s, Microsoft, Porch.com, Potbelly Sandwich Shop, Starbucks, Taco Bell, Target, Walgreens and Walmart Come Together With the Goal to Create the Nation’s Largest Employer‐Led Coalition to Hire or Train 100,000 Opportunity Youth First Opportunity Fair & Forum Coming to Chicago on Aug. 13, …

2015 WIOA Youth RFP

April 2, 2015 Request for Proposals

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (“The Partnership”) and the Chicago Cook Workforce Investment Board (WIB) announce the release of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding to organizations providing young adult workforce development services in Cook County. The purpose of this solicitation is to identify and fund organizations that will design innovative programming and comprehensive …

Cook County Board President Preckwinkle joins Chicago Heights Job Seekers, Business Community and Local Leaders to Celebrate Opening of Workforce Center on College Campus

March 24, 2015 News

CHICAGO HEIGHTS – The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) showcased its Chicago Heights Workforce Center at Prairie State College during an open house today. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, local elected officials, and local hiring partners welcomed job seekers and toured the new location. The Center relocated to Prairie State College in July …

Manufacturing Strategic Consultant RFP

March 4, 2015 Request for Proposals

For past RFPs, visit the RFP Archive. Request for Proposals – On the Job Training Consultant Download RFP The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) requests the submission of proposals from individuals or firms to provide assistance with Developing Manufacturing Assessment Tools. The Partnership will accept proposals from experienced teams with the skills, experience, resources, …

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) is facilitating a modification to the local plan for workforce activities in the City of Chicago and Suburban Cook County

January 26, 2015 Public Notices

Attention Local educational agencies, community and faith based organizations, local chambers of commerce, local labor organizations, and all other interested parties. The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) is facilitating a modification to the local plan for workforce activities in the City of Chicago and Suburban Cook County. As a part of the modification, the …

Education and Workforce Center in Hanover Park is ready to serve

October 16, 2014 News

What began as a discussion about the needs of a local community has turned into a multi-partner community center that offers education and employment services free of charge to area residents. The Education and Work Center (EWC) is a collaborative partnership between Elgin Community College, Harper College, the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, the Village of …