FWA & Working Group Archive2018-05-30T16:42:01+00:00
May 2018
March 2018
January 2018
November 2017
September  2017

“Job Seeker Recruitment & Outreach”

May  2017
January 2017
November 2016
September 2016

“Retention: An Employer Perspective” 

July 2016

“Reset, Refresh, De-stress” 

May 2016
January 2016
November 2015

“Know Your Rights: Empower Your Job Seekers” 

September 2015

“Delivering Trauma-Informed Care: How to Respond to Clients Experiencing Hardship” 

August 2015

“Transforming Impossible into Possible” 

May 2015
March 2015

“Crisis After Placement: Employer Retention” 

January 2015

“Pitch Perfect: Engaging with Employers” 

November 2014

“Barriers to Retention: A Client Perspective” 

April 2018

February 2018

December 2017

October 2017

  • Agenda
  • Apprenticeships PresentationReport on youth oriented apprenticeships, Illinois youth apprenticeships report, and policy summary | Erin Steva and Troy Alim, Young Invincibles
  • Apprenticeships Plus Handout | Patrick Campbell, Office of Employment & Training, DCEO
  • Obama Equity Fund Handout | Matt Bruce, Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance
  • National Apprenticeship Recommendations and Toolkit | National Skills Coalition
  • Announcements

August 2017

June 2017

April 2017

  • Agenda
  • Reconnecting Opportunity Youth to Work and School Presentation | Christina Krasov, Thrive Chicago
  • Opportunity Works RFP Summary | Michelle Rafferty, Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership
  • Legal Defense Fund & Community Navigators Presentation, Citizenship/Immigration Legal Services Flyer, Community Navigator Partner Organizations (EnglishSpanish) | Micaella Verro, Erie Neighborhood House
  • Know Your Rights immigration flyer

February 2017

December 2016

  • Agenda
  • Getting Oriented Post Election Slides | Carrie Thomas, CJC
  • NSC Priorities Slides | Rachel Unruh, National Skills Coalition
  • Presentation Notes: Threats to Immigrants and Refugees and ICIRR Priorities | Fred Tsao, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
  • Announcements and Other Resources:
    • Apply to Success Drivers Learning Cohort by January 3
    • Chicago Public Library DigitalLearn platform offers free online training in basic digital skills to anyone with a library card.
    • 312-998-READ (312-998-7323) is the Literacy Works Adult Education Helpline, offering referrals to adults seeking a place to learn and volunteers looking for a place to tutor.

October 2016

August 2016

  • Agenda
  • Ventra Update | Eric Halvorson, CJC
    • CJC is seeking organizations to add their name to a Ventra Letter of Support by Wednesday, August 17. Contact Eric to add your organization or with questions.
    • Postcards for the CTA Board from Ventra Flash Advocacy
  • CJC Strategic Plan | Carrie Thomas, CJC
  • Complete the Degree Chicago | Starr De Los Santos, Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)
  • Announcements
    • ChicaGO VOTE! voter guide for adult learners | Alex Ziskind, Chicago Citywide Literacy Coalition

June 2016

  • Agenda
  • Presentation on Youth Services Strategy and Initiatives | Greg Martinez, Youth Program Specialist, Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership
  • The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning is looking for community feedback for their ON TO 2050 plan. Those who missed the meeting can give input in other ways:
  • CJC Status of Legislative Priorities at session’s end | Dan Lyonsmith, Director of Policy & Advocacy, CJC
  • Flyer for Safer Foundation’s Healthcare Job Fair on June 23 | Tony Lowery, Director of Policy & Advocacy, Safer Foundation
  • Flyer for the Manufacturing Careers Internship Program, recruiting participants ages 18-24 | San Spears, Career Pathways Specialist, Alternative Schools Network
  • Flyer for YES Career Pathways Program, recruiting employers/organizations to host interns ages 16-21 | San Spears, Career Pathways Specialist, Alternative Schools Network

April 2016

February 2016

December 2015

October 2015

August 2015

June 2015

April 2015

February 2015

December 2014

October 2014

August 2014