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WSJC Recognizes
Employer Partners!

The following employers received the Dennis McCann Employer Advocacy Award for 2016 for their support for low income job seekers in DuPage County:

•  Julian Electric - Recognized by People’s Resource Center
•  Planet Fitness - Recognized by Ray Graham Association
•  Resource MFG - Recognized by World Relief
•  Spraying Systems - Recognized by workNet DuPage

Our Mission


The WSJC is a coalition of community service agencies and other stakeholders working together to increase access to training and a living wage for low-income residents in DuPage County.


The West Suburban Jobs Council:


  Creates increased opportunities for funding and advocacy through a coalition of community agencies
  Collaborates to influence public policy to assist low income workers
  Provides professional development and cohort training programs for member agencies and their clients
  Develops networking opportunities and shares information to maximize resources

Mark Your Calendars

General Membership Meetings for 2016:

• Jan 15 Motivating and Retaining Clients Follow Up
• Mar 18 Employer Q & A (JARC Agency Spotlight)
• Apr 29 Understanding Generational Poverty (Dr. Hong, Loyola University, CJC, and Donna Pocius YWCA)
• May 20 Navigating the System - Department of Human Services (DHS) and Department of Rehabilitation Services (DORS). Review Barriers to Employment for Special Populations pamphlet
• Jul 15 Successful transition programs for at risk youth and new GED graduates. COD Success Coaches and workNet DuPage Youth Program
• Sep 16 General Membership Meeting, Up is Not the Only Way – Professional Development for You! (Speed Networking and Goal Setting for 2017)
• Oct 21 Lunch & Learn (Dealing with Job Search Rejection)
• Nov 18 Employer Recognition Luncheon (Nominations due October 21st)
• Jan 20
   2017
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