Get Involved

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

Join the Chicagoland Manufacturing Renaissance Council (CMRC)

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

Do you agree that manufacturing can be a powerful tool to expand social inclusion and support community development?

Learn more and Join the CMRC, build a diverse network of people, employers, agencies and advocates who believe manufacturing is a critical part of development in our communities. Contact Erica Staley, Executive Director for more information.

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 diverse network who advocate  for building manufacturing? Learn more and Join the CMRC. 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.

Want to develop your leadership skills, Learn more and Join the CMRC!

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

For Community Advocates and Organizations

Interested in learning more about a different approach to community and economic development? Or how to connect with manufacturing jobs in or near your community?

Learn more and Join the CMRC!

Contact David Robinson, Director of External Affairs for more information.

Join Our Team

We are hiring! Looking for an excellent Development Director and Asst. Program Director

We are always open to working with capable volunteers. Contact Erica Staley, Executive Director for more information.

 

Support us

Consider becoming an individual donor. We need your support 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

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Director of Development

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Assistant Program Director for the Young Manufacturers Association

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