June 2017

Agenda Background Slides | Carrie Thomas, CJC Affirmative Platforms The Next System Project Equity and the Future of the American Economy A Vision for Black Lives Upcoming Training: Workers’ Rights for your Job Seekers | Alison Dickson, School of Labor and Employment Relations at the University of Illinois Announcements Urban League Job Fair Save the Date: CJC Lagunitas event will be…

April 2017

Agenda Reconnecting Opportunity Youth to Work and School Presentation | Christina Krasov, Thrive Chicago Opportunity Works Presentation and RFP Summary | Michelle Rafferty, Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership Legal Defense Fund & Community Navigators Presentation, Citizenship/Immigration Legal Services Flyer, Community Navigator Partner Organizations (English, Spanish) | Micaella Verro, Erie Neighborhood House Know Your Rights immigration flyer April 17th: Metropolitan…

February 2017

Agenda Campaigns to Secure Community Benefits Agreements: Development Principles for the Barack Obama Presidential Library. Southside Together Organizing for Power (or STOP, a member of the coalition seeking to secure a CBA for the Obama Library) Alliance of the SouthEast (ASE) ASE is developing a Community Benefit Agreement for the U.S. Steel Southworks site. Power Point…

December 2016

Agenda Getting Oriented Post Election Slides | Carrie Thomas, CJC NSC Priorities Slides | Rachel Unruh, National Skills Coalition National Skills Coalition Agenda for the Next President 2017 National Skills Summit is February 5-7. Details and registration here. Presentation Notes: Threats to Immigrants and Refugees and ICIRR Priorities | Fred Tsao, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights Family Support Hotline…

October 2016

Agenda State Budget Slides | Dan Lyonsmith, CJC #OneInAMillionIL campaign: Share the impact you’ve seen from the state budget in a short video. It’s quick, easy, and powerful. Campaign Calendar (email RBCOneInAMillion@gmail.com with your date commitment) Sample videos from Centro Romero and CJC Materials on Illinois’ SNAP ABAWD Waiver, which will expire without action from the Governor | Cristine Pope, IL Hunger Coalition background overview…

August 2016

Agenda Ventra Update | Eric Halvorson, CJC CJC is seeking organizations to add their name to a Ventra Letter of Support by Wednesday, August 17. Contact Eric to add your organization or with questions. Postcards for the CTA Board from Ventra Flash Advocacy CJC Strategic Plan | Carrie Thomas, CJC Complete the Degree Chicago | Starr…

June 2016

Agenda Presentation on Youth Services Strategy and Initiatives | Greg Martinez, Youth Program Specialist, Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning is looking for community feedback for their ON TO 2050 plan. Those who missed the meeting can give input in other ways: Take a quick survey in English or Spanish. Email onto2050@cmap.illinois.gov to tell CMAP…

April 2016

Agenda Budget Update | Carrie Thomas, CJC Flash Advocacy Materials | Eric Halvorson, CJC Advocacy Sessions Checklist Call Sheet Tweet Sheet Sample Letter Presentation: “Connecting Young Adults to Good Jobs and Career Pathways” | Lisa R. Hampton, LeadersUp Handouts from Erie Neighborhood House Monthly Job Readiness Workshops: April Pathways to Success Pre-Bridge Flyer Manufacturing Bridge Flyer Healthcare Bridge Flyer

February 2016

Agenda Occupational Segregation & Employment Equity Occupational Segregation Presentation — Carrie Thomas, CJC Adding a Gender Lens to Job Training Presentation — Lauren Sugerman, Chicago Women in Trades Ventra Impact Survey Results — Kim Boche & Eric Halvorson, CJC Results Presentation Handout Organizational Spotlight: Elevate Energy — Jeanine Otte, Elevate Energy Presentation

December 2015

Agenda Presentation on the Working Families Task Force — Melissa Josephs, Women Employed Crain’s Taskforce Article Sick Time Factsheet How Erratic Schedules Hurt Low-Wage Workers Update on Adult Literacy State Funding — Christine Kenny, Literacy Works & Dena Giacometti, Centro Romero Making the Case for Adult Literacy: The Facts Make The Call Presentation of CJC’s WIOA Recomendations — Liz Czarnecki, Chicago Jobs Council