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Updated CJC Announcements

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Disability Inclusion and Career Success Event

November 13, 9:30-11am, College of DuPage, Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2000, Glen Ellyn, IL
The event is designed to promote awareness , educate students with and without disabilities, and help them feel more confident in their career journey. Professionals with disabilities, employers, and experts in diversity and inclusion will be on campus to share their advice and experiences.
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Poised for Success Fundraising Dinner

November 14. At The Diplomat West, 681 W. North Ave., Elmhurst, IL.
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Cultural Competency 101: Building Your Personal Awareness

November 14, 9am-4pm. CJC class at Chicago Jobs Council, 29 E. Madison, Suite 1700, Chicago, IL 60602.
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New SNAP Rules

November 16, 10am - 2pm, Northern Illinois Food Bank, 273 Dearborn Ct, Geneva, IL
November 17, 12:30 - 4:30pm, People's Resource Center, 104 Chestnut Ave, Westmont, IL
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Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

November 19. 4:30pm
At York Theatre, Elmhurst, IL. Proceeds will support The Salvation Army Oakbrook Terrace Corps.
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PRC's Holly & Hope Holiday Luncheon

November 29. 11:30am
At Harry Caray's Ballroom, 70 Yorktown Shopping Center, Lombard, IL.
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Beware of predatory lenders

Payday lenders are a significant problem for many of our clients, so the alternatives given below can be helpful referrals.
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2018 Success Drivers Learning Cohort

Invitation to Apply.
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Almost all the US jobs created since 2005 are temporary

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DOL Career videos

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Taxpayers Who are Victims of Domestic Abuse Should Know Their Rights

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New VA NSC Pension Benefits Scam Case

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Ask the Headhunter

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What's New on CRIS

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CJC Announcements - Trans Competency | Employer Survey | Young Invincibles Survey

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CJC at work: New Website | Busy Summer | Frontline Focus Success

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CJC Announcements

Obama Building Equity Fund | Upcoming Events | Working Group
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Teen Parent Connection fall sessions

Young Parent Groups.
Postpartum Support Group.
Childbirth Education Class.


West Suburban Community Pantry Autumn Events

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IRS Tax Tips - 9/26/17

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Target to Raise Minimum Wage

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IL Budget 2018

The following link was from a presentation at the Chicago Jobs Council’s Working Group last meeting regarding the new budget for Illinois which is very enlightening and hopefully helpful for you.
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The Forever GI Bill: signed into law; The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017

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Older people suffer higher rate of on-the-job fatalities

Not a favorable report for our older job seekers.
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CJC August Working Group

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CJC Announcements

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JIST Publications

This is a great publisher for resources relevant to our client populations for those of you that have not used them.
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Unemployment's down. Says who?

Still hard times for older adults in the workplace.
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Good news for shift and minimum wage workers

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Come meet Jeni Fabian, People's Resource Center's new Executive Director!

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CJC Class
Workers Rights For Your Job Seekers

July 20 & 27, 9am-4pm
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Frontline Focus Class
From Records to Re-Entry

August 16 & 17, 9am-4pm
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Frontline Focus Course Catalog 2017-2018

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Tell your Senators to Support the JOBS Act

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Winter Frontline Focus Flyer - Read Now!

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Careers in Manufacturing

Jane Addams Resource Corporation. Please note our information sessions are the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month at 4pm.
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CJC Announcements

Driver's License Suspension Survey | CJC is Hiring
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CJC Announcements: Step Into Your Future | Immigrant Innovation Featured on WIRE | NCLR Workforce Forum

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Update Important to Veterans re CDL License

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FFTI Success Drivers Learning Cohort!

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Good News on Time Limit Waiver--Governor Averts Food Stamp Cutoff

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Heartland Leads Policy Change in Illinois

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Update from the authors of $2.00 a Day

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Law adds protections for Domestic workers

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State: No unemployment benefits without posting resume

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Naperville CARES Joins Forces With Loaves and Fishes

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NEW CJC 2016-2017 FFTI Course Catalog!

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CJC Announcements: United Way Budget Survey | Working Group on Wednesday | Worker Rights Training

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TechGRYLS program coming to the YWCA

What is TechGYRLS?
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Permission Slip


ABC 7 CHICAGO I-TEAM INVESTIGATES:
FAKE JOBS ON NETWORKING SITES

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Unemployment in Illinois Among the Worst in the Nation

An interesting article from the Chicago Tribune.
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PRC Offering Free ESL Classes

People's Resource Center along with the College of DuPage offers FREE morning or evening classes in Wheaton and Westmont.
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PRC's Critical need for computers

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Workers’ Rights Curriculum Now Available!

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Child Care Deal Reached, Access Restored

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Interesting Articles


WIOA Youth Transition Guidance

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High Tech Training Opportunity! -
IT Launch Program

This program provides many incentives and may be free for your clients, if they qualify. As you know, IT is one of the fastest growing and best paying occupations right now, so this is a very valuable opportunity that we hope some of your job seekers will be able to access.

Ray Nieto, Project Manager from Tec Services, would like to have the opportunity to speak with you personally if you'd like more information. You may contact him at rnieto@tecsinc.com 630.305.7486 or let us know and we will have him contact you.
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Driving my Mercedes to pick up food stamps

Interesting editorial that was in the Chicago Tribune a couple of weeks ago. It describes a situation that many of our clients have experienced. Driving my Mercedes to pick up food stamps


Strong Dads Programming at Teen Parent Connection

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The Reality of Unemployment

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National Able Network Title V Program recruitment and outreach material (DuPage County WIB)

This is information regarding funding for older adult employment programs similar to the one formerly provided through JVS. It's a great opportunity for some of your clients. Also, you may want to see if your agency may be willing to be an internship site for one of these job seekers, as well. Jenna's contact information is below.

Jenna Holzberg
Program Manager - Illinois Senior Services
National Able Network
567 W. Lake Street, Suite 1150
Chicago, IL 60661
phone: 312-994-4254
cell: 312-909-5989
fax: 312-994-4301

Please see the following about Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP):
IL SCSEP Brochure
IL SCSEP Host Agency Letter
SCSEP Helping Hands Flyer
SCSEP Frequently Asked Questions
ABLE Training Site Application




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