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What must companies consider when partnering with a workforce development agency? Crain's talked to Guy Loudon, executive director of Jane Addams Resource, to find out.
For the last decade, LISC’s network of Financial Opportunity Centers (FOCs) have helped residents of underserved neighborhoods establish good credit, find jobs, increase their incomes and learn digital skills.
This monthly trade magazine for the metalworking industry features our work to lift people out of poverty.
Valerie Galvin bounced from job to job to job until she took up welding at Jane Addams Resource Corporation. Then the sparks flew.
Former JARC Board Member Hal Baron wasn't one to mince words when it came to his principles or his politics.
JARC Board Member Hal Baron was known as Mayor Harold Washington’s “idea man.” He passed away January 18.
With all the flying sparks, it’s easy to assume professional laborers are welding metal on a manufacturer’s shop floor. JARC is a vocational training center in Chicago’s Ravenswood Industrial Corridor.
Guy Loudon, JARC's Excutive Director, said businesses are struggling to find qualified candidates for “middle-skilled” manufacturing positions, many of which give non-college graduates the opportunity to earn incomes well above the national average.
Lifetime's The Balancing Act recently featured JARC and its partners LISC and the MetLife Foundation for their tireless work to promote financial empowerment.
JARC partner Women With Drive donates cars to low-income women to drive them out of welfare and down the road to self-sufficiency. Caress, a JARC graduate, received Women With Drive's first ever car donation, a 2010 Nissan Altima.