Get Involved

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

Join Our Team

We are not hiring currently. Please check back again soon!

We are always open to working with capable volunteers.

Send cover letter and resume to Erica Staley, Executive Director.

 

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 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 Leslye Long, Asst. Program Director, for more information on either program.

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.

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.

Support us

Consider becoming an 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

Be part of advancing a new approach to community development.

We are not hiring at this time.