North Lawndale Employment Network
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- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
City Partners With Microsoft To Offer Free Tech Courses, Aiming To Give Residents A Pipeline To In-Demand Jobs
The Accelerate program will work with local workforce groups to give 300,000 residents the skills they need to access careers in growing industries.
West Side Job Training Campus Will Help Formerly Incarcerated People ‘To Do More, To Be More, To Soar’
The headquarters for the North Lawndale Employment Network will improve the nonprofit's ability to serve jobseekers, especially those who have barriers to getting a job.
To Combat Crime, West Side Neighborhood Groups Are Trying To Build Community
"The way we think about safety is having a healthy community," said Brittany Spralls, an organizer with the North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council.
Street Outreach Groups Join Forces In Lawndale To ‘Interrupt Violence Deep In The Trenches’
The collaborative of violence prevention groups is focusing on North Lawndale to scale up street outreach work.
Vacant West Side Lot Could Become A Hotel, Cosmetology School, Business Incubator Or Food Hall
Residents will soon be able to give feedback on the plans for 3400 W. Ogden Ave. as part of the city-led INVEST South/West program.
North Lawndale Residents: Ogden Commons Is Hiring For At Least 100 Positions — Here’s How To Apply
North Lawndale Employment Network is hosting a virtual hiring event 10 a.m. Saturday. " We're meeting people with all skill levels, with all backgrounds."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.