Manufacturing Connect (MC) is a nationally recognized career pathways program. It inspires, prepares and supports youth and young adults for careers in manufacturing.

It creates and expands the linkages between communities, schools and the manufacturing sector for the benefit of participants and local industry. 

Manufacturing Connect has three program areas:

  1. Manufacturing Connect - serving in-school youth, ages 14-18 - Info sessions are happening NOW! Click HERE to sign up for our MfgDay and next virtual information session. Click HERE for flyer. 

  2. Young Manufacturers Association - serving young adults, ages 18-29

  3. Instructors Apprenticeship for Advanced Manufacturing - serving teachers

For information on upcoming training and events for youth email Leslye Long or call 773-278-5418 x 30

Expose, inspire and prepare in-school youth, 9th -12th grades, for career pathways in manufacturing. Learn more here!

Young Manufacturers Association

Provide training, networking and supports for young adults interested in learning about or working in manufacturing. Learn more here!

Training instructors to be technically, culturally and pedagogically competent. Learn more here!

Contact Manufacturing Renaissance

3411 W. Diversey Ave, Suite 10

Chicago, IL 60647


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