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Career Resources


People who are looking for a job, under-employed, or need job training services. We have resources to help you on your career path.



Connect to skilled workers, resources to train employees and new hires, and get assistance with lay-offs.

Delegate Agencies


We fund organizations that support people who are looking for jobs, training, career planning and much more.

News & Announcements

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The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership Selected as Grant Recipient of Youth Opportunity Fund to Connect Low-Income Youth in Cook County to Career Opportunities

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance today announced that the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) has been selected as a recipient of the Youth Opportunity Fund, a $3 million initiative to support city-level, innovative and scalable programs connecting youth to opportunities that increase their employability and prepare them for lifelong success. 

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Chicago Will Be the Kick-Off Site for the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative

Tuesday, July 14, 2015


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Chicago will be the kickoff site for the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative, a new coalition of big businesses hoping to provide jobs or training for disadvantaged 16- to 24-year-olds.

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Top U.S.‐Based Companies Launch the “100,000 Opportunities Initiative” to Create Pathways to Economic Opportunity for Young Americans

Monday, July 13, 2015

More than a dozen leading, U.S.‐based companies today announced the formation of the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative, which has the goal of being the nation’s largest employer‐led coalition committed to creating pathways to meaningful employment for America’s young people.

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Ald. Emma Mitts, Community Groups and Uber Launch Initiative to Recruit 10,000 Drivers in Chicago

Monday, June 29, 2015

CHICAGO, IL - Chicago Ald. Emma Mitts (37th), Uber Regional General Manager Andrew Macdonald and the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership today announced a new push to create 10,000 driver jobs in Chicago communities over the next year.