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September Frontline Focus Trainings – Register Today!August 28, 2014
Registration is open for the following Frontline Focus trainings in September: Becoming an Industry Insider (Sept. 12), Motivational Interviewing (Sept. 18), and Learning to Lead (Sept. 25). For more information on these and other Frontline Focus trainings, including a link to the FY 2015 course catalog, click here.
September Frontline Workforce Association – Join Us!August 27, 2014
The next Frontline Workforce Association meeting will be held Wednesday, September 10 from 8:30 – 11:00am at the Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago. This meeting will focus on assisting job seekers with interviewing techniques. There is no cost to attend, but advanced registration is required. For more information and to register, click here.
Ventra Survey ResultsAugust 21, 2014
In 2013, the CTA implemented a new fare card system and several employment service providers raised important concerns and questions about what kind of impact Ventra would have on their ability to assist low-income job seekers find employment. After several months of talking with service providers, program administrators, and the CTA, CJC conducted an online survey in May-June 2014. The 11-question survey was intended to collect information from a range of service providers about how the Ventra fare system is working for them and the job seekers they serve. To view the survey summary, click here.

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