City Colleges of Chicago Offers Students Free Training in High-Demand Fields

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Education

City Colleges of Chicago is offering tuition-free training in high-demand fields for eligible students through Workforce Equity Initiative grants from the Illinois Community College Board and Illinois Legislative Black Caucus. The grant funds will be used to offer students from low-income communities opportunities to earn industry-recognized credentials at no cost.  Richard J. Daley College, Kennedy-King College, Olive-Harvey College, Malcolm X College, and Wilbur Wright College received the state funds.  Eligible students can enroll in any one of the areas of study below and receive supportive services in addition to free tuition. Services and program specifics may vary by college, but generally include:  

· Full tuition coverage throughout the duration of your studies  

· Job training and skills development 
· Childcare and transportation assistance 

· Job placement assistance  

To learn more about the programs and eligibility, go online at: or call 773-COLLEGE. 

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Education

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