Before he came to The Cara Program, the only life Albert knew was selling drugs. He started at the age of 15, a path that...
Charter One knows what it takes to build a strong workforce. In both good economic times and bad, the bank’s foundation has invested in solutions to bring hope, jobs...
Chicago, IL Aug. 15, 2012 – The Cara Program today received a $50,000 contribution to assist with finding employment opportunities for their students. The grant – which...
Today, the numbers can be overwhelming. Unemployment is high, resting north of 8% nationally. The poverty rate in the United States tops 15%. And no one expects a jolt...
When Joyce came to The Cara Program in 2010 at age 53, she was grappling with the loss of her husband, who had been her support system and sole source of income. Joyce...
The Cara Program was thrilled to present Walmart with the Good Neighbor Award at the seventeenth annual Tribute to the Stars luncheon on June 12, 2012. Walmart...
The Cara Program, a member of the Illinois Manufacturing Association (IMA), was featured on the IMA's Human Resources...
Every organization has its signature elements - a unique ritual, an intriguing space, a new twist on an old practice. The Cara Program is well known for morning '...
Chicago's NBC5 aired a feature story on The Cara Program and Persuit, the one-to-one garment-giving program with partner Sebastien Grey Clothiers. Through the Persuit...
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