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Continuing Education at Kennedy-King College!

Continuing Education at Kennedy-King College has classes just for you!

Englewood Pastor Introduces AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER both Actually and Online

Rev. Joel Washington (Khunanpu Sangoma), a veteran resident of Englewood's Co-Op Senior Apartments on 63rd Parkway, has laaunched the new actual and online AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER (AACC).

Team Hope

Greater West Town Wood Products Manufacturing class graduates with a hope-filled spirit.

APPLICATION NOW OPEN TO COACH ONE MILLION DEGREES SCHOLARS

One Million Degrees (OMD)— a Chicago nonprofit organization that empowers low-income, highly motivated community college students to succeed in school, in work, and in life—is now accepting applications for its volunteer coaches. OMD Coaches work with scholars in a one-on-one and small group setting to provide professional and personal support throughout the academic year, while helping to broaden scholars’ horizons of career aspirations and possibilities. Coaches are supported with ongoing training by OMD to ensure a positive and productive volunteer experience, and also have opportunities to connect with fellow coaches to expand their own professional networks.

Support Children Experiencing Homelessness in Englewood with Chicago HOPES For Kids

Chicago HOPES for Kids is a non-profit organization that provides educational support to children living in homeless shelters. One of our partner shelters, Primo Center for Women and Children is moving to the Englewood community, and we are looking for volunteers to work with our kids! 

Support Children Experiencing Homelessness in Englewood with Chicago HOPES For Kids

Chicago HOPES for Kids is a non-profit organization that provides educational support to children living in homeless shelters. One of our partner shelters, Primo Center for Women and Children is moving to the Englewood community, and we are looking for volunteers to work with our kids! 

Registration Underway for Spring 2017 Semester at City Colleges of Chicago

New students may apply until January 10, 2017 for the Spring 16-week class session, including for classes at Kennedy-King College, Daley College, and all CCC locations.

Prospective Students Invited to Oct. 27 Open House at City Colleges of Chicago

City Colleges of Chicago will hold an Open House for prospective students on Thursday, October 27, 2016, from 1:00 - 7:00 p.m. at all seven City Colleges locations, including Kennedy-King College. 

The Mis-Education of...

The Kitchen Table presents The Mis-Education of…


MAYOR EMANUEL AND CHANCELLOR HYMAN ANNOUNCE MODERNIZATION OF RICHARD J. DALEY COLLEGE WITH STATE-OF-THE-ART ADVANCED MANUFACTURING CENTER

City Colleges’ Advanced Manufacturing Center for Excellence to open in fall of 2018

Coach a Scholar at Kennedy-King College

The One Million Degrees Volunteer Coach application for the 2016-17 year is now open to professionals from across the Chicago area to make a difference in the lives of One Million Degrees community college scholars. For a glimpse into the One Million Degrees Coaching experience, meet Asiaha “Mrs. Englewood” Butler, an OMD Coach and President and Founder of the Resident Association of Greater Englewood.

City Colleges of Chicago Celebrates 2016 Graduating Class with Former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

Graduates of City Colleges of Chicago are getting ready to head off to in-demand careers or transfer to four-year colleges after receiving their associate degrees April 30th at the 2016 City Colleges of Chicago commencement ceremony at the UIC Pavilion.

Welcoming Sites for CPS Students on April 1st Teachers Strike

There are more than 250 sites citywide that will provide trained staff to serve students with breakfast, lunch,  online learning activities, physical education, arts and crafts during the 1 day Chicago Teachers Union strike.  Register online at cps.edu/April1 or call 311 (the city of Chicago's information hotline) to find the site nearest you.

MacCormac College to Host Fourth Annual Comedy Fundraiser

Learn 2 Laugh will star acclaimed comedian James Stephens III and Marc “Skippy” Price.

Cutting Corners for Chanel and Cartier

Greater West Town graduate overcomes obstacles to get to the fulfilling, well-paid job she wanted.

Updating Your Skills: Success for Nancy at Greater West Town

Proof positive that adult education works to get people working!  Read Nancy's story of success, in celebration of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week.  Then call Greater West Town and start your own journey toward a career: 312-563-9570.

Chicago Job Vacancies Rise at the Fastest Rate in Court Reporting

An independent study by Ducker Worldwide reveals that by 2018, there will be a demand for over 1,900 court reporters in Chicago.

Connecting the Dots

Dan Bassill, President and CEO of Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC, will be a guest on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show on Monday, August 3, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Nonprofit "U" is an online forum where nonprofit stakeholders can discuss the latest developments in the sector and increase their capacity to serve their clients and build sustainable communities. Valerie F. Leonard, an expert in community and organizational development, is the host. The show will stream live from BlogTalkRadio.com/nonprofit_u.  The podcast will be archived on BlogTalkRadio.com/nonprofit_u, Valeriefleonard.com/NonprofitU and Stitcher.

Digital Literacy

Come on in to Teamwork Englewood and attend our June block of Digital Literacy classes!

Put Your Summer to Work!

Greater West Town's Wood Products Manufacturing Training prepares individuals in 15 weeks for entry-level positions as skilled cabinetmaker apprentices, bench carpenters, machine operators, CNC operators, assemblers, solid surface counter fabricators. M-F, full time. Next class starts late June. Job Placement Services Included. Great careers start here!!!  Call 312-563-9570.

Opportunity Rolls in for Greater West Town Graduate

Graduate of Greater West Town's Shipping & Receiving program meets success on the job and in life!

Englewood Celebrates the Inaugural 10th Anniversary of the Englewood: Making a Difference Quality-of-Life Plan

Thursday, April 30, the Englewood community will celebrate the inaugural 10th anniversary of the Englewood: Making a Difference Quality-of-Life Plan hosted by Teamwork Englewood. This is the first time residents, leaders, and organizations will convene to honor those accomplishments achieved in the plan.

(In)Justice for All Film Festival Seeks to Inspire Movement to End Mass Incarceration

From April 9th until April 18th The (In)Justice for All Film Festival will feature 35 films designed to educate, encourage and inspire people to take active roles in combatting some of the ills that lead to or happen as a result of the “epidemic” of mass incarceration.

EMPOWERING THE NEXT GENERATION OF FEMALE LEADERS - Ombudsman Chicago Celebrates Women’s History Month

According to a 2014 report on the state of self-esteem, the majority of teen girls (seven in ten) believe that they are not good enough or don’t measure up in some way[i]. Reinforcing a healthy self-image within educational settings can be crucial to the growth and development for teens, especially with girls. This March, Ombudsman Chicago will celebrate national Women’s History Month with a series of activities created to empower and uplift students through the promotion of positive self-esteem.

 

Ace the FAFSA Application with These Tips

Financing a college education has become a critical component in making higher education a possibility for most families. Through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), colleges around the country determine the amount of financial aid they will award to students. To assist students through the application process Ombudsman Chicago, in conjunction with Ladder Up hosted a series of FASFSA workshop. Ladder Up provided students and parents with step-by-step FAFSA direction and advice, including the tips below. Check them out to ensure a smooth and easy FAFSA application process.

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