Get Involved

No matter who you are, there is a way to get involved

For Manufacturers

Interested in connecting with young adults who want a career at your company? Contact DeeDee Jones, Industry Coordinator for more information.

Interested in being part of a network of advocating for policies that build manufacturing in our region? Contact Erica Staley, Executive Director for more information.

Interested in learning more about COVID-19-related and financial services for your company? Contact Selene Diaz, Cook County Early Warning Network Program Director for more information.

For Youth and Young Adults

Interested in learning more about how to get a good job or career in manufacturing?

Are you 14-18 years old and in high school or completing your GED? Learn more about the Manufacturing Connect program for in-school youth.

Are you 18 – 29 years old? Learn more about the Young Manufacturers Association.

Contact Joyce Weston, Career Pathway Services Program Director, for more information on either program.

For Community Advocates and Organizations

Interested in learning more about how to connect with manufacturing jobs or economic development opportunities in your community? Contact David Robinson, Director of External Relations for more information.

For Teachers

Interested in learning more about manufacturing career skills and opportunities for your classroom and students?

Learn more about the Instructors Apprenticeship for Advanced Manufacturing for teachers or Contact Joyce Weston, Career Pathway Services Program Director for more information.
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Join the Chicagoland Manufacturing Renaissance Council (CMRC)

Are you an employer, agency, educator or individual interested in manufacturing?

Are you interested in supporting the policies and programs that build and promotes manufacturing across our region, state and country?

Join the CMRC, build a network of diverse public/private stakeholders who believe manufacturing is a critical part of development in our communities. Contact Erica Staley, Executive Director for more information.

Join Our Team

We are currently not hiring, but there are always volunteer opportunities and ways you can support our work. Contact Erica Staley, Executive Director for more information.

 

Support us

Consider becoming an individual donor. We need your donations to keep us on the ground and in the communities where young people, employers and communities have the most to gain from a thriving manufacturing sector.

We welcome financial and in-kind contributions. Donate here or Contact Erica Staley, Executive Director for more information. Thank you!

Careers

Check back in January 2021