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One Summer Chicago Youth Jobs Apply Online Until May 21st

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle are proud to announce One Summer Chicago -- a collaborative effort between the City, County, civic and business communities to provide summer programming for youths.

Forest Preserves of Cook County Launches Pilot Program for Youth Employment.
Forest Preserves of Cook County Launches Pilot Program for Youth Employment. Teens will learn conservation work and make improvements to local habitats. This year, the Chicago Conservation Leadership Corps program will engage 66 youth, ages 15 to 19, in a six-week hands-on summer work experience. To learn how your organization can partner with the Forest Preserves on summer youth employment opportunities, contact Alice Brandon, resource management programming manager for the Forest Preserves, by email at alice.brandon@cookcountyil.gov.
 
CARES Program Aims to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening

The goal of Cook County CARES is to improve colorectal cancer screening. Our organized approach to colorectal cancer screening partners the University of Chicago with community health clinics, public health departments, and insurers.