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Of Interest

Treasurer Frerichs' Charitable Trust Grant Program

For small non-profit organizations.
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ABAWD Time Limit in 2020

Presentation for SNAP Advocates Meeting 11/22
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Chicago Youth + Passion + Pathways = CCCAC!

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Lyft offers free rides for interviews to job seekers >>>>Through Grants to Local Organizations

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Illinois Department of Veteran Affairs Lottery Ticket

A way to support veterans services.
The next Vets Cash Lottery ticket will be released Nov.5. Funds from the sales of the Vets Cash Lottery tickets fund our Tiny Boots Service, please make sure that you support before they run out! The scratch off lottery tickets can be found at your local Illinois gas station or convenience store.
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Gov. Pritzker Releases 5-Year Economic Plan Outlining Bold Vision for Job Creation

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Stand with Refugees! Speak Up Against the End of Refugee Resettlement

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Poverty Rate for People in Female-Householder Families Lowest on Record

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Law banning salary history

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Meeting needs of Immigrants and Refugees in Suburbs

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Census - Community Partnership

Seeking community partnerships
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Invest in Your Organization's Continual Improvement & Future Leaders
Through the Workforce Professionals Credential

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LGBTQ Job Seeker Presentation

The following presentation was provided by Carolyn Wahlskog, from 360 Youth on May 17, which was highly informative and very well received.
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News from Naperville and DuPage from Family Shelter Service of Metropolitan Family Services DuPage

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Paycheck Fairness Act

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Pritzker agrees to pay raises Rauner blocked for home aides, child care workers

Good news for important front line employees!
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Protections may be taken away from Pay Day Lenders

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2019 Poverty Guidelines

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5 phrases that make you look weak

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Interview suits/clothing options for men

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Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)

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Immigration Benefits

This change is currently being reported by many media outlets.
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Childcare Benefits from Starbucks

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World Relief: Immigration Law 101

Working with Immigrants & Undocumented Populations
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Chicagoland Workforce Leadership Academy

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Motivating Frontline Employees

Great article that provides information on what motivates many of our clients who are front line employees.
Creativity, Learning, Purpose, Progression
https://hbr.org/2018/08/how-to-motivate-frontline-employees


Chicago Trib Article on Reentry

Second chances: Employers more open to hiring people with criminal backgrounds
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Do Job Training Programs Really Work?

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YWCA Legal Help

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Workforce Professionals Credential - Chicago Jobs Council

Exclusive Leadership Opportunity
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Transportation for Claimants

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Fees, fines, loans, scams: How the poor get poorer

This is an often overlooked problem for our job seekers.
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The fastest-growing jobs in America pay about $22,000 a year

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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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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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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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Good news for shift and minimum wage workers

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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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Workers’ Rights Curriculum Now Available!

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Interesting Articles


Driving my Mercedes to pick up food stamps

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