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2021 Annual Report

LCWDB Releases 2021 Annual Report

As we approach the new year, it often gives us an opportunity to think and reflect on the past year and look forward to the challenges of the New Year. With that, I am excited to share with you the PY21 Annual Report (July 2021 – June 2022) – Providing Access and Opportunity of Lake County Employers and Job Seekers.

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2nd Annual Hire Lake County Job Fair

2nd Annual Hire Lake County Job Fair a Success!

The second annual Hire Lake County Job Fair, held on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, was a success! Hosted by the Marriott Resort Lincolnshire, and in collaboration with the Job Center of Lake County, Village of Lincolnshire, and Lake County Workforce Development, the event featured more than 90 employers with 1,000+ jobs available.

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Upskill and Rebuild

UpSkill & ReBuild Lake County – Grow Your Skills Now!

Are you interested in a paid work experience or funding for training? You may qualify for a paid internship or assistance covering your tuition costs to address skills gaps. The program will assist Lake County job seekers in moving into jobs that provide higher wages or career advancements. Benefits include technology and transportation assistance, paid internship and job training opportunities, job search assistance, and career planning and guidance.

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2022 SYELP Recap

2022 Summer Youth Employment Program Recap

The 2022 Lake County Summer Youth Employment Program recently wrapped up another exciting summer as 165 youth gained meaningful work experience while earning a paycheck. Funded by the Lake County Board, this program was offered in a hybrid format this year with an option for youth participants to partake in the traditional model working at a physical location or to participate in an online Work Readiness Bootcamp.

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NAWDP Workforce Development Hero

Ashannti Ross Recognized as Workforce Development Hero

As part of Workforce Development Month, Ashannti Ross has been recognized as a Workforce Development Hero by the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) for her contributions and dedication to serving others within the Workforce Development industry.

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Educator Career Fair 2022

Lake County Educator Career Fair

Dr. Michael Karner Regional Superintendent of Schools has partnered with the Lake County Workforce Department, and the Job Center of Lake County to host an Educator Career Fair on April 23, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Lakes Community High School, 1600 Eagle Way, Lake Villa, IL 60046.

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LCWDB Success Story

Re-Employment Success Story – Sharhonda Miller

Sharhonda Miller was interviewed for the Re-Employment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) program on 2/09/2022, with IDES Program Representative, Gus Zamora. She started her new job on 2/22/2022. Learn more about her story and the process she went through to successfully get hired.

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Summer Youth Employment Program 2022

Summer Youth Employment Program 2022 – Application Period Now Open

The Chicago Coalition for the Homeless Mutual Aid Fund will provide one-time emergency grants of $500 to more than 100 individuals or families experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless. This includes individuals or families who are living in shelters, living outside, or temporarily staying with family and friends.

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