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Spring 2016 Frontline Focus Flyer

Catch up on the latest from the Frontline Focus Training Institute with our spring flyer! Read the results of our 2016 Annual Survey, access the Career Foundations curriculum, and take a look at our calendar of upcoming events and sign up for FFTI courses! This and more is at your fingertips right here.

By |2017-10-20T14:33:22+00:00May 19th, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

Registration Is Open For Our Annual Meeting!

Registration is now open for our 35th Annual Meeting Celebration "Ideas and Action From the Community, For the Community." For more program details, and to register, click here. When: Friday, June 3, 2016 8:30 am - 11:00 am Breakfast and Registration at 8:30 Program begins promptly at 9:00 Where: Hotel Palomar Chicago 505 N. State Street 5th [...]

By |2017-09-25T18:10:03+00:00April 29th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

We're headed to Springfield

Did you hear? Pennsylvania ended their budget stalemate last week, meaning that Illinois has now gone longer without a state budget than…well, ever as far as we can tell. Register now to join CJC, the National Association of Social Workers Illinois Chapter, and other Responsible Budget Coalition members in Springfield on Tuesday, April 5 (next week) to [...]

By |2017-09-27T18:34:27+00:00March 30th, 2016|Tags: , , |0 Comments

WIRE Post Dives In to Wage Gap

Have you seen the latest post on the WIRE blog? Policy Research Assistant Kim Boche takes a look at misperceptions of the gender wage gap, and how it continues to take earnings from women--particularly women of color. Visit the WIRE to check out the post, infographic, and find other information and resources about workforce policy and more!

By |2017-10-19T19:57:15+00:00February 25th, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

Broken State, Broken Record

Governor Rauner gave his budget address in Springfield today. In response to the address, Chicago Jobs Council Executive Director Carrie Thomas released the following statement. Today in Springfield, Governor Rauner didn’t tell us anything new. For the eighth month, we have a broken state, and the only response is a broken record. He gave us [...]

By |2017-09-25T18:10:04+00:00February 17th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

Catch Up on Last Week's Working Group

Did you miss last week’s Working Group meeting? Did you want to learn more about what we discussed? Lauren Sugerman from Chicago Women in Trades presented on the importance of providing women opportunities to enter male-dominated fields, many of which offer much higher pay. She shared with us the striking statistic that only 9% of women earn [...]

By |2017-09-25T18:10:04+00:00February 16th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments

FFTI Winter Flyer

Have you seen the Winter Flyer from the Frontline Focus Training Institute? Find out about the exciting FWA topics we've turned into full classes. Check the schedule of upcoming trainings. Learn about some of the new resources on our website. Check it out here!

By |2017-09-25T18:10:05+00:00February 4th, 2016|Tags: |0 Comments