Somewhere between Chicago City Hall and a non-profit on the city’s near west side, a forward-thinking idea was born and 50 youth are reaping its rewards. One Summer Chicago youth jobs program matched 32,000 opportunities with teens and young adults at 2,000 work sites. Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the program is designed to help Chicago’sContinue reading “Who “Cares” about youth employment and education in Chicago? City Hall and a non-profit”
Begin with the end in mind. Who wishes for her/his prospective college or university student to enroll in academic programs that produce results on the road to nowhere? I don’t. That is why I have spent a few decades helping to educate parents, academic advisors and on-their-own students about thinking through their decisions on whichContinue reading “Open letter to parents, advisors and ‘first time in college’ students: Your career begins with your college choice”
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