People who are looking for a job, under-employed, or need job training services.
Connect to skilled workers, resources to train employees and new hires, and get assistance with lay-offs.
We fund organizations that support people who are looking for jobs, training, career planning and more.
The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) receives a $1.46 million grant from Vera Institute of Justice to provide nearly 400 juvenile offenders, ages 16 and over, with a widespread set of services to help participants reach educational success either through graduation or diploma equivalency; or through occupational training and support to improve long-term employability.
WBEZ -- Morning Shift: The emotional expense of unemployment
It's easy to see the financial strain caused by long-term unemployment. Now, new research is shedding light on the less understood but equally damaging emotional cost.
The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), announced the availability of approximately $100 million in grant funds for the Youth CareerConnect grant program.