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YJC First Jobs Campaign

On August 11, 2016 the Youth Job Center (YJC) launched its First Jobs campaign, collecting stories about individuals’ first jobs and profiling successful professionals, including various Chicago and Evanston civic leaders. Launched in conjunction with the trending #firstsevenjobs Twitter hashtag, the web and social media campaign is aimed at showing youth that many successful people […]

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YJC Annual Benefit on May 7

The Youth Job Center of Evanston will hold its annual benefit Gala on May 7th featuring dinner, live music, a silent auction and a raffle. Dale T. Mortensen, 2010 Nobel Prize winner in economics, Northwestern University, will be recognized at the Youth Job Center’s annual gala for his contribution to employment and workforce development.  Dr. […]

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YJC and McGaw Y Host Event to Explore Ways to Motivate Youth

 The Youth Job Center of Evanston and McGaw YMCA are combining forces with Northwestern head football coach, Pat Fitzgerald, to share with the community ways to motivate youth to reach their full potential.  The event is entitled, “From Moving Chains to Changing Lives: A Conversation with Northwestern Football Coach Pat Fitzgerald.”   This event will […]