YOUNG MANUFACTURERS ASSOC. WORKING WITH OAI FOR VIOLENCE PREVETION
Cook County Board President, Toni Preckwinkle announced the latest round of competitive violence prevention grant awards through the Justice Advisory Council. OAI (Opportunity Advancement Innovation), Inc. in partnership with Manufacturing Renaissance, Austin Coming Together and theYoung Manufacturers Association will work together to implement the Preventing Violence through Manufacturing Careers Collaborative program. The program will expand the Young Manufacturers Association to the West Side of Chicago and the South Suburbs. The expansion will target at-risk and “opportunity” youth with access to career pathways in manufacturing, peer support, life skills development and leadership training.