Please join us for our 38th Annual Celebration “Ideas and Action from the Community, for the Community”. 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. Join us to celebrate the Jobs Council’s accomplishments over the past year and the future that lies ahead.
Register by May 28th for the early bird discount rate of $35 using coupon code “CJCearlybird” at checkout!
Registration after May 28th: $50
Deadline to Register is June 7th.
Ideas & Action Keynote Speaker Andrea Sáenz
Andrea Sáenz is chief operating officer for 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.