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An Evanston Based Family Foundation Awards Youth Job Center $50,000 for Building Renovation Project

The Youth Job Center is pleased to announce the receipt of a $50,000 grant from an Evanston-based family foundation for its building renovation project. The YJC operates out of a 100+ year old house that is in dire need of updating and restoration. This grant will enable the YJC to construct an entirely new computer […]

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Ready to Move Up? YJC Summer Employment Series Continues on July 13th

The next Summer Employment Series (SES) continues on July 13th, with a workshop called “How to Appropriately Prepare for Jobs in High-Growth Industries.” The workshop, which will be held at the Evanston Public Library from 4:00 – 6:00 PM, learn more about mentoring and job-shadowing, the importance of networking and informational interviews, and professional certifications […]

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Youth Job Center Celebrates Completion of Program with Additional Funds

The Youth Job Center of Evanston received an additional $155,000 of stimulus funding through the America Recovery and Reinvestment Act to extend its paid internship program for youth ages 18-24 through March 2010. The notification about the funds was delivered by Jennifer Stasch, executive director of the Workforce Board of Northern Cook County at the […]

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Youth Job Center Partners with Junior League to Ready Job Candidates

When Dominique Austin, 21, began the Strategic Corporate Alliances (SCA) job-readiness program at the Youth Job Center of Evanston, she wasn’t expecting to learn about fashion. But then she found herself modeling skirts and suit coats as one of the first participants of Fitting Futures, the Junior League of Evanston-North Shore’s (JLE-NS) newest community impact […]

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Youth Job Center Celebrates Completion of Program with Additional Funds

(Evanston, Ill.) — The Youth Job Center of Evanston received an additional $155,000 of stimulus funding through the America Recovery and Reinvestment Act to extend its paid internship program for youth ages 18-24 through March 2010. The notification about the funds was delivered by Jennifer Stasch, executive director of the Workforce Board of Northern Cook […]

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Youth Job Center Partners with Junior League to Ready Job Candidates

(Evanston, Ill.) – When Dominique Austin, 21, began the Strategic Corporate Alliances (SCA) job-readiness program at the Youth Job Center of Evanston, she wasn’t expecting to learn about fashion. But then she found herself modeling skirts and suit coats as one of the first participants of Fitting Futures, the Junior League of Evanston-North Shore’s (JLE-NS) […]