Policy Advocacy2020-08-13T16:32:36+00:00

Policy Advocacy

We believe that a good job should be within reach for everyone, regardless of where they start, or where they’ve been.

That’s why we are committed to solving the most difficult employment challenges through our policy advocacy. We work to improve access to good jobs and workforce services, improve skill-building programs, eliminate systemic barriers to employment, and foster job creation that benefits the people who need a job the most.

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Policy Advocacy

We believe that a good job should be within reach for everyone, regardless of where they start, or where they’ve been.

That’s why we are committed to solving the most difficult employment challenges through our policy advocacy. We work to improve access to good jobs and workforce services, improve skill-building programs, eliminate systemic barriers to employment, and foster job creation that benefits the people who need a job the most.

Policy Reports
0%
of Illinoisans are unemployed or underemployed.
0%
of black men ages 20-24 in Chicago are out of work and school.
0
Illinois adults do not have a high school degree or equivalent.
0%
of surveyed Illinoisans without a valid driver’s license have lost or missed out on a job because they needed a license.

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A few weeks ago, the Chicago Jobs Council joined 47 other Illinois-based workforce development service providers, businesses, advocates, and industry stakeholders in lifting up recommendations to our Congresspeople, requesting critical support for vulnerable workers and job seekers impacted by COVID-19.  A few days [...]

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