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‘YOUTH IN FRONT’ ARMS ACTIVISTS WITH POLITICAL PROWESS

YouthInFront, a new online learning resource, provides safe, practical strategies for middle school and high school-aged individuals to peacefully protest in planned national school walkouts and marches scheduled on March 24 and April 20

January 2018 Business Education Workshops

The Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers workshops every Wednesday and Friday. Workshops vary each month and are conducted by City Officials, experts, and partner business organizations. All workshops are free, and open to the public. Workshops are held at BACP's offices located in Room 805 and Room 1103 at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL  60602. 

FREE business workshops every Wednesday and Friday at City Hall!

The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers FREE business workshops every Wednesday and Friday at City Hall, 8th Floor. To register for a workshop call 312-744-2086. You also can register by emailing BACPoutreach@cityofchicago.org.All workshops are free and are located at the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection - City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, Room 805.

ComEd Spotlights Solar Energy in Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

ComEd is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by offering Latino high school students the opportunity to learn more about solar energy and career opportunities in the STEM fields through its Solar Spotlight Program. Saturday, September 24, ComEd Chicago Training Center, 3536 Iron St, 8:30 am to 1 pm. Continue reading for details on Sunday sessions!

A Tradition of Being Non-Traditional

Maritza, a graduate of Greater West Town Wood Products Manufacturing Program, turns non-traditional skills into a great career, and looks ahead to growing her own business.

Updating Your Skills: Success for Nancy at Greater West Town

Proof positive that adult education works to get people working!  Read Nancy's story of success, in celebration of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week.  Then call Greater West Town and start your own journey toward a career: 312-563-9570.

Put Your Summer to Work!

Greater West Town's Wood Products Manufacturing Training prepares individuals in 15 weeks for entry-level positions as skilled cabinetmaker apprentices, bench carpenters, machine operators, CNC operators, assemblers, solid surface counter fabricators. M-F, full time. Next class starts late June. Job Placement Services Included. Great careers start here!!!  Call 312-563-9570.

 

Opportunity Rolls in for Greater West Town Graduate

Graduate of Greater West Town's Shipping & Receiving Program meets success on the job and in life!

Taking a Drastic Turn for the Better

Graduate of Greater West Town’s Shipping & Receiving Program tells about overcoming skills deficits, lack of experience, and lack of opportunity, getting a job, advancing in his career, and starting to dream big…

HACIA SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION OPENS ENROLLMENT FOR FREE CONTRACTOR TRAINING PROGRAM FOR INDIVIDUALS IN CONTRACT AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIES.

The Hispanic American Construction Industry Association (HACIA) Scholarship Foundation in conjunction with the Institute for Workforce Education at St. Augustine College announced at a Press Conference on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 the beginning of a 6-month free Contractor Training Program. The Program aims to instruct 200 small business contractors throughout the Chicagoland area and provide career advancement to minority individuals working in the construction and contracting industries.

Daughter-Mother Team Complete and Compete

Greater West Town’s Shipping & Receiving and Wood Products Manufacturing Programs get you the skills to compete in today’s job market. Read how a mother-daughter pair took advantage of this free opportunity.

Greater West Town Celebrates National Education Week by Raising Academic Skills and Getting Adult Learners Back to Work

Expert in job training and placement, Greater West Town Training Partnership, celebrates National Education Week by connecting adult learners with career opportunities.

Greater West Town: Connecting Successfully with the Woodworking Industry

Learn to build cabinets and furniture, operate woodworking machines including CNC, read blueprints, measure accurately, and start a career in the satisfying field of wood products manufacturing.  Study at Greater West Town, an agency that connects with industry.

Force For Good

Donors Forum is excited to partner with the Chicago Police Department on A Force for Good, a new program aimed at strengthening community and faith-based organizations.