Positively Chicago: Women Who Weld

CBS Chicago — Valerie Galvin bounced from job to job to job until she took up welding. Then the sparks flew. “The better I got at it, the more I wanted to do it,” she tells CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez. It’s all thanks to a program at the Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC) that directs […]

A pathway to a better life.

Manufacturing Connect is a career pathways program operated by Manufacturing Renaissance. Manufacturing Connect serves youth and young adults through its Young Manufacturers Association initiative. Check out this video with Torres sharing his story about the program.

Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC)

The Jane Addams Resource Corporation promotes strong communities, businesses and households to ensure that people who work do not live in poverty. We are proud to have JARC graduates like Lonnie Montgomery (featured) on our team.

Press Conference and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for $10 Million Expansion

Craig Freedman (President, Freedman Seating Company) is joined by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Alderman Emma Mitts (37th Ward, Chicago) as we open our new Engineering and Purchasing Offices, part of a $10 Million expansion project resulting in an additional 200 jobs over the last two years.

A Chicago Seat Maker’s Quest for Skilled Workers | CNBC News

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