Mark Your Calendars! CSH Supportive & Integrated Housing Symposium January 8, 2014 Loyola University Chicago Water Tower Campus Chicago, IL Join them for a one-day symposium and luncheon to award outstanding partners in supportive and integrated housing. Hear from industry experts on how supportive housing is working across systems. Attend trainings on the latest trends […]

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  At their November 20, 2013 meeting, President Preckwinkle addressed the Board of the Economic Development Advisory Council (EDAC) .  She thanked each member of the Council for their time and service.   Afterwards, President Preckwinkle explained her vision for economic growth and the work of the re-constituted EDAC.  The map to the left shows […]

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      Draft 2012 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) The Cook County Department of Planning and Development /Bureau of Economic Development currently receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG), and HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funding on an annual entitlement basis from the U.S. Department of Housing […]

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There will be a meeting of the Cook County Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC)  on  Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at the hour of 8:00 AM, at the George W. Dunne County Office Building, 69 W. Washington, 35th Floor. If you would like to attend, or for more information, contact: Barbara Maloof, Public Information […]

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Joining a large group of CEOs, Executive Directors and foundation leaders working to close the skills gap and bridge the opportunity divide, President Preckwinkle addressed the Close-IT Summit in Washington, D.C.   She began her remarks by stating, ” we know that to compete in a global economy depends on a workforce […]

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On October 30th,  Cook County’s Chief Sustainability Officer and senior staff from the Bureau of Economic Development,  joined  the West Central Municipal Conference (of mayors), the West Suburban Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) program at  Kansas State to  host a workshop helping communities learn about Brownfields, both the […]

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From the monthly archives: November 2013