CJC in the News

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2014

2013

  • Find targeted cuts” Letter to the Editor by CJC Board Member Andre Kellum, Chicago Tribune, February 28, 2013.

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2005

2004

  • “Drop in the Bucket,” by Sarah Karp, Chicago Reporter, December 2004 (PDF, 129 KB)
  • “1 in 4 families is low income, study finds,” by Barbara Rose, Chicago Tribune, October 12, 2004 (PDF, 297 KB)
  • “Chicago raises the bar for living in public housing,” by Amanda Paulson, The Christian Science Monitor, October 4, 2004
  • “New CHA Housing is Tied to Jobs: Adults Must Work 30 Hours A Week,” by Antonio Olivo, Chicago Tribune, September 22, 2004
  • “CHA approves new tenant rules for replacement housing: Advocates oppose inflexible work requirements,” Illinois Welfare News, September 2004
  • “CHA’s job rules could ban many,” by Antonio Olivo, Chicago Tribune, July 20, 2004
  • “Move welfare reform beyond caseload reduction,” letter to the editor by CJC Executive Director Robert E. Wordlaw and Senior Policy Associate Rose Karasti, Chicago Tribune, July 20, 2004
  • “Illinois Advocates Push Plan for Needy Workers,” Christopher Maloney, Employment & Training Reporter, May 3, 2004
  • “Welfare Reform,” opinion-editorial by CJC Senior Policy Associate Rose Karasti, The Common Good Network, April 28, 2004
  • “Job training fails to reach many in need,” by T. Shawn Taylor, Chicago Tribune, April 13, 2004 (PDF, 22 KB)
  • “County OKs ’2nd chance’ hiring of 100 nonviolent convicts,” by Steve Patterson, Chicago Sun Times, April 9, 2004
  • “Fighting for a living wage,” letter to editor by CJC Senior Policy Associate Rose Karasti, Chicago Sun Times, April 6, 2004 (PDF, 16 KB)

2003

2002

  • “Shift in work-force funding is sought,” by Natalie Morris, Springfield Journal-Register, December 4, 2002
  • “Protest over cut in state funding,” by Douglas Holt, Chicago Tribune, November 13, 2002
  • “Training seen as better ticket to good jobs than work first,” by Christopher Maloney, Employment & Training Reporter, November 11, 2002
  • “Family budgets show TANF leavers at substandard living,” by Ryan Hess, Employment & Training Reporter, October 28, 2002
  • “Welfare rules,” letter to editor by CJC Executive Director Bob Wordlaw, Chicago Tribune, September 28, 2002 (PDF, 17 KB)
  • “Transitional job training a must,” letter to editor by CJC Executive Director Bob Wordlaw, Daily Southtown, July 16, 2002 (PDF, 16 KB)
  • “Transitional programs work wonders,” letter to editor by CJC Executive Director Bob Wordlaw, Chicago Sun-Times, July 10, 2002 (PDF, 16 KB)
  • “Welfare ends officially” by Chinta Straussberg, Chicago Defender, July 1, 2002
  • “Welfare-to-work families’ budgets underscore gaps between policy and practice,” by CJC Senior Policy Associate Rose Karasti, Illinois Welfare News, June 2002
  • “Welfare to work to ?,” by Linnet Myers, Chicago Tribune, April 7, 2002
  • “Reforms to TANF program will reduce its flexibility,” by Suzanne Hanney, Streetwise, March 25, 2002
  • “Bush welfare plan needs more work,” letter to editor by CJC Executive Director Bob Wordlaw, Chicago Sun Times, March 15, 2002 (PDF, 23 KB)

2001

  • “Workforce Investment Act implementation must improve,” bylined article by CJC Director of Policy Whitney Smith, Illinois Welfare News, November 2001
  • “Advocates keep eye on congress,” by Angela Bonavoglia, Chicago Tribune, October 17, 2001
  • “Communities critical,” letter to editor with CJC Executive Director Bob Wordlaw, Crain’s Chicago Business, October 1, 2001
  • “TANF Reauthorization,” hosted by Phil Ponce, WTTW Ch. 11 Chicago Tonight, August 22, 2001
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