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North Lawndale Employment Network

North Lawndale Employment Network

Cubs Baseball Academy Doesn’t Make The Cut To Redevelop Silver Shovel Dumps. Here Are The Finalists

Four plans to overhaul the Silver Shovel dumps are moving to the next phase of city and community review.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Wintrust Bank Opens In West Side Neighborhood With Only 1 Other Bank: ‘It’s About Equity’

The Wintrust Bank opened inside the job training and work readiness campus being developed by the North Lawndale Employment Network on Homan Avenue.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Here’s How West Side Residents Can Help Decide What The Old Silver Shovel Dumps Will Become

Six development groups pitched plans for the site Tuesday and Wednesday. The city will now evaluate the proposals, taking into account resident feedback.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

West Side Job Readiness Campus Will Soon Open, Giving Residents Opportunity To ‘Launch A New Beginning’

The workforce development campus is set to open March 15, bringing a cafe, banking services and more to the area.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

What Is Causing Chicago’s Digital Divides? Professors Lead Pilot On South, West Sides To Find Out

Gaps in internet access often reflect decades of disinvestment, University of Chicago researchers said. They're gathering data to better understand residents' internet needs in South Shore, North Lawndale and Englewood.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

West Side Job Readiness Campus Gets $2.5 Million Boost From City Grant

The workforce development center will house programs for returning citizens, as well as a community events space and cafe.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

North Lawndale Employment Network Moving All Its Beekeeping, Mechanic Training And Jobs Programs Under One Roof

The workforce development center will also bring a new cafe, event space and peace garden to the old bank site.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale