President Toni Preckwinkle stops for a photo with economic and political leaders at the March 23, 2017 meeting of the Chicago Regional Growth Initiative (CRGI) which discusses strategies to strengthen the regional economy. The meeting was held in Yorkville, Illinois.
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Michael Jasso, Bureau Chief, Bureau of Economic Development Cook […]Continue Reading →
Last evening, President Toni Preckwinkle joined the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) in celebrating the completion of their plans for the Calumet Corridor in south suburban Cook County and issued a “Call to Action” to the packed auditorium about potential cuts to federal funds and the impact in our communities.Continue Reading →
This month, the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) released six RainReady plans for the Calumet Corridor communities of Blue Island, Calumet City, Calumet Park, Dolton, Riverdale, and Robbins. The plans, whose development was funded via the County’s Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program, establish a distinct path forward in each town to […]Continue Reading →
On February 21, winners of the 2016 Chicago Innovation Awards joined President Preckwinkle for a round table discussion about their innovations and the positive impact they could have for the County and our entire region.
In her remarks, President Preckwinkle noted several important points:
• The Chicago Innovation Awards received a record-breaking 643 nominees […]Continue Reading →
Each year, the Bureau of Economic Development partners with the Department of Planning and Development to solicit grant applications for Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and the Emergency Solutions Program (ESG). We have now posted this year’s applications on our website.
To view and download the grant applications, please go to our website at: […]Continue Reading →
President Preckwinkle joined Commissioner Steele and Alderman Walter Burnett at the February 9, 2017 evening community workforce meeting on the Central Campus Health Center. This was one in a series of community briefings. As you may already know, there is a 7.5% local area impact hiring goal – the location defined as a 3 […]Continue Reading →