Chicago Jobs Council celebrated our 38th Annual Meeting “Ideas and Action from the Community, for the Community” on June 14th, 2019. For 38 years, the Jobs Council has worked to help people move out of poverty through employment using on-the-ground expertise, advocacy, and capacity-building. Thank you to those that joined us to celebrate the Jobs Council’s accomplishments over the past year and the future that lies ahead.
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Ideas & Action Keynote Speaker Andrea Sáenz
Andrea Sáenz is the first person to hold the role of chief operating officer at The Chicago Community Trust. Sáenz joined The Trust after serving as the Chicago Public Library system’s first deputy commissioner and chief strategy officer. Previously, Andrea served as chief of staff at Chicago Public Schools, policy advisor for career and technical education at the US Department of Education, and executive director of HACE, a national organization working to increase Latinos’ success in professional careers. Andrea earned a Master of Public Administration from the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania and undergraduate degree in Latin American Studies from Scripps College. She serves as a mentor at 1871, Chicago’s tech entrepreneurship hub, and serves on boards of the Albert Pick Jr. Fund, Chicago Learning Exchange, Chicago Public Library Foundation, James Dyson Foundation, and as chairperson of Instituto del Progreso Latino.