The telecommunications giant has invested $2 million in nonprofits serving those West and South Side neighborhoods.
Each City College focuses a specific area, like health sciences. Mayoral challenger Paul Vallas wants all campuses to offer a shared core curriculum.
Michael Reed, 22, got a job as a laborer through CRED (Creating Real Economic Destiny), an organization that prepares young men for the workforce.
Starbucks says every employee at the shop in Washington, D.C., will be proficient in American Sign Language.
The West Side neighborhood has welcomed Farm on Ogden, a new urban agriculture facility promoting healthy eating and job training in the community.
Code Platoon, a nonprofit that trains veterans in web development, became the state’s first coding academy approved to accept GI Bill benefits.
Earlier this month, Facebook announced an initiative to train 1 million people and business owners in digital skills.
“Before I got into this program, I didn’t have the same mindset I do now,” said Keavon Cooper, who works at Wendy’s. He plans to work in construction.
Teens looking for a summer job, mentorship and learning to budget their money have one more week to apply for the city’s One Summer Chicago program.
Starbucks says it will close its more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training to its nearly 175,000 worker