Cook County Features YMA Alumni at Matot, Inc.

The Cook County Gun Violence Prevention and Reduction Grant initiative supports community-based organizations working to build the safe and thriving communities that all residents deserve. Since 2022, $110 million in funding has been awarded, supporting 150 community-based organizations that provide culturally responsive violence prevention programming that meets the needs of residents and communities. Manufacturing Renaissance […]

Success Story: Marla “…learns something everyday…”

Shipping, receiving, operating machines, working in a company’s quality department. In nearly a decade of working in the manufacturing field, Marla Sanders has had many responsibilities over the years. Sanders participated in the Manufacturing Renaissance training program at the Austin Polytechnical Academy, graduating from the program in 2012 in its second graduating class. Sanders grew […]