Happening at JARC
This Open Letter protests the unilateral termination of JARC's partnership at Austin College and Career Academy (ACCA) by the Chicago Public Schools (CPS).
Research on how to recruit women to nontraditional job training such as CNC, welding, and press brake. Numerous focus groups were conducted with the purpose of growing the pipeline of trainees.
JARC has lost a dear and loyal friend: Rich Boveri, Senior Engineer at S&C Electric Company and chair of JARC’s Industry Advisory Council.
A friend and graduate of JARC passed away unexpectedly October 2018.
JARC board member passes away after four-year battle with cancer.
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions in Streamwood, IL, designs and manufactures injection molded thermoplastics and thermoset composite products for bearing and sealing applications.
The American Welding Society estimates that only about 6% of all welders are women. With that statistic in mind, we are very pleased to announce our first female welding instructor, Lauren Svedman.
Arlena Williams was a former graphic designer when she came to JARC in 2013. She had found that career patch unsatisfying in terms of the office environment and overall challenge of the work. She learned about welding from watching a video she showed her class as a substitute teacher at a trade school. She was sold.
Professional welders from China stopped by our training center to learn about JARC's welding program.
On Oct. 24, 2017, JARC shared its best practices with the Bucheon Labor Management and Civil Administration Council from South Korea.