Celebrating Chicago’s Youth Summer Employment/Job Training Program

Celebrating Chicago’s Youth Summer Employment/Job Training Program

Youth unemployment is a concern for most communities in the United States. Through the One Summer Chicago (OSC) employment/job training program, the city actively ensures youth ages 14-24 will work 20-25 hours a week and receive bi-monthly paychecks. In 2021, the first day on the job for thousands of teens and young adults is July […]

Prioritization of Jobs and Educational Welfare in the Eyes of Phalanx

Prioritization of Jobs and Educational Welfare in the Eyes of Phalanx

Phalanx Family Services was founded by James Cannon. It is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping remove employment barriers for Chicago residents. The agency began working with low-income black communities since 2003 and continues to do so by continuing to seek funding for those needing assistance. The organization’s prime objective is finding permanent solutions needed to […]