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CCDI Chicago Saturday Academy

We closed out February with the launch of our first Construction Career Development Initiative (CCDI) Saturday Academy. We discussed construction careers and what it takes to enter and be successful in the industry. Alderwoman Mitts

2020-03-02T18:33:57+00:00March 2nd, 2020|

Chicago CRED Lunch

CCDI Chicago had the opportunity to meet with several young men from the Chicago CRED organization. CRED is a multifaceted program with the mission of reducing gun violence. To create lasting change they work directly

2020-02-20T20:23:06+00:00February 20th, 2020|

North Tech Jobsite Visit

Thank you to Patrick Hanneken from North Tech High School on organizing this trip to the One Hundred jobsite in St. Louis. We are so glad CCDI could help provide educational site visits to some

2020-02-19T20:13:34+00:00February 19th, 2020|

CCDI Chicago partners with HIRE360

CCDI Chicago is excited to be working with HIRE360 Chicago. HIRE360's mission is to strengthen the workforce participation of underrepresented populations in the Chicago area — with a special focus on engaging youth and mentoring

2020-01-30T23:17:05+00:00January 30th, 2020|

Annual CCDI Bowling Night

We had a great turn out for our annual CCDI bowling night. It makes us so happy to see this program grow and grow! We can't wait to see what this year holds in store

2020-01-20T22:22:29+00:00January 16th, 2020|

CCDI Chicago Mentor Appreciation

CCDI Chicago kicked off the new year with a mentor appreciation event and basketball game outing! We hosted a pre-game reception to acknowledge the work of staff and students helping at risk youth learn about

2020-01-20T22:31:32+00:00January 15th, 2020|

CCDI Wins Building Tomorrow Award

What a fantastic way to start off the new year! CCDI has been selected as the recipient of Construction Forum St. Louis' Building Tomorrow Award for Workforce Development! We are so proud our program is

2020-01-10T19:52:58+00:00January 10th, 2020|