On December 7, staff from Facilities Management attended a career fair at Rich South High School (6th Commissioner District).  Earlier in the year, staff spoke at Bloom High School (5th Commissioner District).Our Bureau enjoys participating at career day events. It gives us, as professoinals, an opportunity to meet youth and talk about jobs in the trades […]

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On November 1, Cook County President Preckwinkle spoke at the Construction Workforce Job Fair for the CCHHS Central Campus Health Center. She was joined by Commissioner Deer, Alderman Burnett and Alderman Ervin, as well as a full house of attendees seeking job opportunities on this project and other construction jobs planned for the future. “I […]

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Over 60 events took place in the Chicago region, (more than half of the activity in Illinois), as part of the sixth annual Manufacturing Month – a nationwide time to focus on the importance of modern manufacturing.   On a more local level, on October 20, over 150 students from five northwest Chicago high […]

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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Mayor Lawrence L. Jackson and Commissioner Sims joined village and county officials, as well as community stakeholders today, to celebrate the completion of the Northeast Riverdale Storm Relief Project. Cook County’s Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program invested $7.6 million dollars in this project. […]

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On October 17, joined by Congressman Danny Davis, Commissioners Daley, Boykin and Tobolski, along with the management team and staff at Loyola University Medical Campus, a groundbreaking occurred on a disaster resilience project for the Maywood community and western Cook County. Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle said Loyola University Chicago and Loyola University Medical Center […]

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Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle received a prestigious award from the Alliance for Regional Development for her work on regional collaboration, in a ceremony held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on October 17.   In her remarks, President President Preckwinkle stated she was honored to receive this award, as it represents a key […]

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As part of the launch of the Homebuyer Direct Program, the Cook County Land Bank Authority is offering a homeowner giveaway promotion where they  giveaway a house absolutely free! The exact address of the house will be revealed in mid-November, however we can reveal that the house is located in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood […]

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The Construction Workforce Fair is an event for community residents to learn about employment opportunities on the Central Campus Health Center project. Additionally, other agencies/organizations will be on-site to provide information regarding training programs, other projects and general information relative to opportunities outside of the Central Campus Health Center project. If you haven’t already pre-registered, […]

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The Cook County Land Bank Authority, is excited to announce the launch of the Homebuyer Direct Program! The focus of this program lies in reaching out to prospective homeowners who may be interested in directly purchasing, rehabbing, and ultimately living in the home of their dreams. With this in mind, the CCLBA is […]

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We are pleased to share that Adrienne Irmer, Legislative Coordinator for the Bureau of Asset Management, is part of the Emerging Leaders Class of 2018, announced by the Chicago Council of Global Affairs.   Future leaders need a global perspective in order to thrive, as the world becomes smaller and more connected. The […]

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