In the Media
JARC's response to a recent Chicago Tribune article related to SNAP benefits.
CPS buckled down on background checks after the sex abuse scandal. Jane Addams Resource Corporation leaders said the group can't comply because it aims to serve people with criminal convictions.
The reporter spoke with President Guy Loudon and CNC Senior Skills Instructor Adonis Summerville about why so many jobs remain open: transportation issues, skills gap, and manufacturing's image problem.
The Citi Foundation’s investment in Bridge builds on a decades-long relationship between the Foundation and LISC. It signals Citi Foundation’s focus on career readiness to provide adult job seekers the full range of services needed for long-term employment.
Putman Media's new Manufacturing Tomorrow's Workforce podcast launched with a 44-minute interview with JARC President Guy Loudon. He discussed how to bridge the skills gap in the manufacturing workforce.
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.