Welcome to Good Jobs Chicagoland

Empowering Our Community, One Job at a Time

Welcome to Good Jobs Chicagoland, an initiative by The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, revolutionizing the workforce development landscape in our vibrant city. We are proud recipients of the prestigious $18.5 million Good Jobs Challenge Grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration, selected from a competitive pool of 509 applicants. Good Jobs Chicagoland's mission is to ignite economic growth and stability in Chicago and suburban Cook County, with a special focus on communities hit hardest by intergenerational poverty and the pandemic.

Join the Movement Transforming
Chicagoland's Workforce

Good Jobs Chicagoland advances reskilling in key sectors until 2025, offering employers ongoing opportunities to enhance workforce skills and drive growth.

Launch Faster

Cut launch timelines with GJC's efficient support.

Onboard Quicker 

Smooth onboarding of apprentices with GJC assistance.

Reduce Costs 

Save on training costs with GJC's upskilling programs.

Inclusive Effort 

Embrace talent from varied backgrounds, including non-degree pathways.

Grow Your Talent Pipeline 

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A Unified Vision for
Economic Resiliency

Good Jobs Chicagoland is more than just a program – it's a movement. We are committed to creating meaningful, sustainable career pathways in crucial sectors. Our efforts are concentrated on uplifting the Chicagoland region, particularly areas long-deserving of economic revitalization and opportunity.

Cultivating Skills
in Key Sectors

Good Jobs Chicagoland spans the dynamic fields of Health Care; Information Technology; Manufacturing; and Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics (TDL). In these high-growth sectors, we're not just filling jobs; we're bridging talent gaps and fueling economic recovery by aligning training with the real needs of industry.

Strength Through

Our success stems from our collaborative backbone structure, comprising four key organizations and numerous support agencies. This united front focuses on system development, program design, and implementation, with an ambitious goal to train and place 2,000 individuals over three years in 16 vital occupations.

Building Futures Together

Collaborative Powerhouses for Workforce Excellence

Meet our sector backbone partners, the driving forces behind our collective mission to transform Chicagoland's workforce landscape.