Friday, April 30, 2010


Rep. LaShawn K. Ford speaks with participants in his Education & Job training EXPO about the importance of preparing for careers by graduating from high school and attending college or vocational training. (Photo by Brad)
Job Corps staff & students let EXPO participants know how rewarding and fun it is learning a trade at the Paul Simon Center, 32nd & Kedzie. (Photo by Brad)
Antoinette Golden, Statewide Manager of the Illinois Dept. of Employment Security’s Hire the Future program advises a job seeker on services available from the state. (Photo by Brad)
The bleachers in the Christ The King gym are packed with people waiting to sign up for summer jobs and to learn about education & job training opportunities available to prepare West Siders for employment. (Photo by Brad)
It was a mob scene as young West Siders wait to be assisted in applying for Youth Ready Chicago summer jobs. (Photo by Brad)
Malcolm X College President Ghingo Brooks explains the credit, noncredit, adult education, and career path course offerings available on the main campus and West Side Learning Center. (Photo by Brad)
Brian Moore of THE VOICE Newspapers helps 350 teenagers sign up online for Youth Ready Chicago summer jobs. He will track the applications to ensure that West Siders get hired. (Photo by Brad)
Father Christopher Devlin, welcomes the 400 participants to Christ The King College Prep High School, host for the Education & Job Training EXPO.
A staff member provides information on state financial aid for college. (Photo by Brad)
An Army recruiter discusses job training & college opportunities available by enlisting in the service. (Photo by Brad)
Staff members of Malcolm X College answer questions from prospective students during the EXPO. (Photo by Brad)
Antoinette Golden, State Manager of the Illinois Dept. of Employment Security’s Hire the Future program leads a workshop on locating financial aid for college online and how to access the state’s employment resources. (Photo by Brad)
Job Corps students discuss the free Pharmacy Tech training program available at the Paul Simon Job Corps Center, 32nd & Kedzie. (Photo by Brad)
Staff members of Introspect Youth Services sign up prospects for Upward Bound & college exploration workshops. (Photo by Brad)

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