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JARC grad tells how a math refresher class known as "Bridge" helped prepare her for manufacturing training and a career as a welder.
Community-based nonprofit organizations like JARC provide a viable and increasingly necessary alternative for training, placing, and supporting low-income and disadvantaged populations in growing industries, according to the American Enterprise Institute, a think tank based in Washington, D.C.
With the U.S. unemployment rate at 4.1 percent, hiring people with criminal records has moved from kindness to necessity, according to Crain's Chicago Business.
An industry publication cites JARC's ability to access to a pool of qualified workers as well as offer on-site job training.
The Chicago Reader reports that JARC is supporting women in their fight for greater representation in male-dominated manufacturing jobs.
In less than two minutes, JARC President Guy Loudon shares the mission and heart of our training program. This video was produced with thanks to WGN Radio and Country Financial.
On WGN 720 AM radio, a JARC grad shares her success story. Listen to the end to hear Country Financial's Victoria Nygren surprise JARC's Regan Brewer with a BIG gift.
"Why haven't I ever heard of you?" asks WGN Radio host John Williams as Guy Loudon tells him of JARC's free training for low-income job seekers.
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.