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Chicago Jobs Council works with its members to ensure access to employment and career advancement opportunities for people living in poverty.

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Early Bird Ticket Deadline Extended – CJC’s 34th Annual MeetingMay 21, 2015
Registration is open for our 34th Annual Meeting Celebration: Ideas and Action From the Community, For the Community. The celebration will take place Friday, June 5, 2015 from 8:30 – 11:00pm (8:30, breakfast & registration | 9:00, program) at the Hotel Palomar Chicago. Early bird ticket prices are $25 when you register and pay by May 27th ($40 after May 27th/at the door). For more information and to register, click here.
Make #1CallADay For a Fair BudgetMay 20, 2015
It’s time to join others across the state and commit to ‪#‎1CallADay.  Leaders in the Illinois General Assembly are meeting now to develop the state budget by May 31st.  Please contact one legislative leader each day until May 31st and tell them that Illinois must ‪choose revenue over cuts. Be sure to follow CJC on Facebook and Twitter to see which leader you should call each day and spread the word on your social media pages as well!
Only 5 Weeks Left to Stop Disastrous Cuts!April 29, 2015
State legislators have until May 31, 2015 to approve the FY 2016 budget. Only 5 weeks left to stop disastrous human services cuts from happening! Let’s demand the state raise sufficient revenue in order to fund these much needed services. Click here to learn what you can do.

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