Laptop Donations

Trenton Kwasa and Kyah Donald, 2018 CCDI Build Our Future recipients, received Mac Book Pro’s donated by Clayco’s IT team. Kyah will be attending Missouri S&T next fall to continue on her track of becoming

2019-09-18T14:54:21+00:00September 17th, 2019|

Alumni Bowling Night

CCDI's alumni group gathered together for a bowling night! It was a great night of fun and pizza! Everyone is looking forward to the group's our next alumni meeting.

2019-09-10T21:15:54+00:00September 10th, 2019|

Pride Roc Laborers Training Center Tour

Pride Roc, a community based organization, was hosted by the Laborers Union, Kori Jamison, and myself to discuss duties of a Laborer, requirements for joining the union, and toured the Laborers training center. Pride ROC

2019-08-21T20:45:44+00:00August 14th, 2019|

Pride Roc Center Visit

Kori Jamison and I visited the Pride Roc Center located at 69th and Halsted. Their facility had work out spaces, meditation, multimedia, music production, and a dining space. We met at length with group leadership

2019-08-26T15:55:11+00:00August 8th, 2019|

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|