CJC Blog 2017-09-21T23:01:59+00:00

CJC Blog

License to Work Act Passes Illinois Senate!

At the Jobs Council, we know that transportation barriers are employment barriers. Last week, the Illinois Senate voted to pass important reforms to driver's license suspension policy. The License to Work Act would eliminate driver’s license suspension as a penalty for most non-driving violations. Currently, thousands of Illinoisans are stuck in debt traps because they cannot [...]

By | June 4th, 2018|

The Jobs Council is hiring a Program Associate

The Jobs Council is accepting applications for a Program Associate. The Program Associate contributes to the development and delivery of the Frontline Focus Training Institute (FFTI) and is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of its public training program. These activities will include: implementing up to 20 trainings per year, facilitation, conducting site visits, surveys [...]

By | June 4th, 2018|

Introducing Our New Workforce Professionals Credential

Applications are now open for FFTI’s new Workforce Professionals Credential! Through this exclusive, year-long cohort experience, participants will walk away with best practices to improve their organization’s recruitment, assessment, and placement outcomes. This is also an opportunity for participants to invest in their talents and advance their career! FFTI has a track record of effectively [...]

By | May 14th, 2018|

Attention: New RFP Open for Out of School Youth Funding

A Request for Proposal is now open for funding from the Partnership targeting delegate agencies serving Out of School Youth in Cook County Commissioner District #8.  The Partnership will host a Bidders Conference on May 9th. To access the full RFP, click this link.

By | May 4th, 2018|

Call Today for the License to Work Act!

Four. That's the number of states that suspend driver's licenses for failing to pay parking tickets. Most states recognize this consequence is totally out of proportion with the violation. With your help, let's get that number down to three. Soon, the License to Work Act, SB2411, will go to the Senate floor for a vote. Now [...]

By | April 30th, 2018|