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Trenton and Kyah Summer Internship

Trenton Kwasa and Kyah Donald, 2018 Build Our Future Scholarship recipients who are working hard on their journey to become civil engineers, recently completed a 6-week summer internship with KAI, ABNA, and Clayco. They were

2019-08-06T20:42:47+00:00August 2nd, 2019|

SHE Can Build It Event

CCDI representatives Dan Lester and Curtis Florence attended the Chicago Women in Trades SHE Can Build It Event on July 23rd. The event covered a variety of topics around hiring and retaining women in the

2019-07-31T16:33:18+00:00July 23rd, 2019|

Black Contractors Owners and Executives Summer Event

Curtis Florence, a member of CCDI Chicago's leadership, attended the Black Contractors Owners and Executives Summer Event. The event brought together members, sponsors, and developers to discuss upcoming opportunities. Curtis took the opportunity to network

2019-07-30T21:54:49+00:00July 18th, 2019|

City Incite Annual Fundraiser

CCDI Chicago attended the City Incite Annual Fund Raiser as a Sponsor’s representative. City Incite is a Chicago-based, non-profit organization created to help inner-city youth unlock new opportunities, gain leadership skills, and give back to

2019-07-30T21:54:47+00:00June 25th, 2019|

CCDI Alumni Meeting

On June 19, CCDI & North Tech teamed up to host the first ever alumni meeting for graduates of the North Tech construction program and CCDI. Jessica Harvey, 2010 North Tech graduate and Senior Project

2019-06-25T19:15:51+00:00June 25th, 2019|

Changing the Narrative

CCDI Chicago attended the Solve Changing the Narrative event. Solve's software helps people find jobs and resources to overcome all the barriers to employment. The event consisted of acknowledgment of investors, corporate clients, non-profits, and

2019-07-30T21:54:45+00:00June 13th, 2019|

Black Contractors United Event

Curtis Florence, a member of CCDI Chicago's leadership team, attended the Black Contractors United's June event. It was an excellent opportunity to network with local subcontractors and introducing them to CCDI's mission.

2019-07-30T21:54:42+00:00June 12th, 2019|

CCDI Signing Day and BBQ

Thank you to everyone who made it out to CCDI’s Signing Day & BBQ to celebrate our seniors signing into full-time employment to become the next generation of high-demand skilled trades men and women! Thank

2019-05-21T18:41:33+00:00May 21st, 2019|

National Signing Day 2019

Happy National Signing Day to all the amazingly talented construction-innovation seniors at North Technical who will be entering into the workforce after graduation. CCDI is so proud of all your accomplishments and we are excited

2019-05-10T15:46:48+00:00May 10th, 2019|

Urban Prep Englewood Visit

Urban Prep Englewood visited Clayco to learn about careers in construction, design, and real estate. Urban Prep’s mission is to provide a high-quality and comprehensive college-preparatory educational experience to young men that results in our

2019-07-30T21:54:38+00:00April 25th, 2019|