The Plan : Transforming Chicago's West Side Community
Bethel New Life aims to bring an end to decades of concentrated poverty on Chicago's
West Side through strategic and cooperative community transformation investments. We
plan to achieve this by initiating a new era in our community development efforts
through a strategy of investments that focus on
The initial opportunity for improvement rests in those who are not yet employed but will be in the near future and in those who are not employed currently, but could be. Initial efforts must focus on newly employing 27,000 more individuals in skilled jobs. For positive transformation to occur, residents of the West Side need more and better paying jobs.
Bringing an end to decades of concentrated poverty on Chicago’s west side through strategic and cooperative community transformation investments.
Our Advanced #Manufacturing #Career #Training program participants had the opportunity to attend the International Manufacturing Technology Show at McCormick Place. There is no better plan than #IMTS to experience first hand the endless career opportunities in the advanced manufacturing industry.
Our metro area was the only one of the nation’s 10 largest to have lost population last year. Should we even care if we become the fourth largest U.S. city? Does it matter if we’re becoming less racially and economically diverse?
Thinking about starting a business in #Illinois? Not sure where to start?
Give yourself the knowledge you need to start and grow your own business. Attend the Small Business Development Center at Bethel New Life Starting a Business in Illinois workshop to make sure you know the fundamentals. Feel free to invite someone who shares your entrepreneurial interests.