At next week’s CGI jobs summit, business leaders, nonprofit directors, lawmakers, and academics will meet in Chicago to discuss solutions for unemployment. Here are some commitments that have already been made:
Onshore Technology Services
This outsourcing firm will create 1,000 jobs over five years in rural Missouri, with a special focus on Joplin, which was hit hard by the recent tornado.
Civic Justice Corps
A public-private partnership that helps troubled youths acquire life skills, CJC will expand and create 1,500 jobs over the next two years.
The Arthur Guinness Fund and Youth Business America
By the end of June, these two groups will approve five new loans for a total of $75,000 for young entrepreneurs. By the end of the year, they will approve 30 more.