Transformation: Making The Electric Grid Smart
When a violent windstorm struck the Chicago area in July 2011, it left a lot of destruction in its wake – and 904,000 ComEd customers without power. The energy company struggled to respond effectively. “It was a wakeup call for both us and decisionmakers that something very significant had to change,” said Sheila Owens, vice […]
6th of December 2017
ComEd Offers Tips to Help Keep Your Holidays Bright
Helpful Information on How ComEd Customers Can Save Energy, Stay Safe and Shop Wisely The holidays are a great time for cheer, fun gatherings and decking the halls. ComEd offers customers tips to help them save and stay safe during the holidays. Save Energy … Don’t Let the Grinch Steal Your Energy. The grumpy, anti-holiday […]
17th of August 2017
Are you ready for a career in IT?
If you’re interested in launching your IT career and building your financial capacity at the same time, apply for Center for Changing Lives’ (CCL) Computer User Support Training Program! This free program is designed to prepare you to break into the IT field as a Help Desk Associate, User Support Technician, or Installation Technician! Over […]
9th of June 2017
Engaging The Future of Urban Cities and Self-Driving Cars
As the concept of self-driving vehicles continue to make headlines before making its way to the public for vast manufacturing many urban cities, Chicago included, are seeking answers about the development of the technology in self-driving cars and the future of the infrastructure for urban locations. Many scientists and developers of the autonomous vehicle industry […]
5th of April 2017
Bridges to Careers: Computer User Support Training Program!
The Center for Changing Lives (CCL) is currently accepting applications for a free Computer User Support Training Program, designed to assist students looking to increase their financial capacity and begin or advance their career in the field of Information Technology as a Computer User Support Technician or Help Desk Associate. Current Cohort 3 Bridge participants […]
26th of January 2017
Computer User Support Training Program: Applications being accepted!
The Center for Changing Lives (CCL) is currently accepting applications for a free Computer User Support Training Program, designed to assist students looking to increase their financial capacity and begin or advance their career in the field of Information Technology as a Computer User Support Technician or Help Desk Associate. Current program students diagnosing hardware issues on a […]
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25th of May 2016
CCL Releases Updated Digital Literacy Class Schedule
Center for Changing Lives offers free Digital Literacy classes in English and Spanish Tuesdays through Thursdays. Find the full schedule and more information here!
Center for Changing Lives ofrece clases de Alfabetización Digital gratis en inglés y españolas de martes al jueves. Encuentra el programa completo y más información aquí!
25th of April 2016
Accenture Teams with City Colleges in the College to Careers Initiative
City Colleges of Chicago has announced a collaboration with Accenture to help enhance and shape information technology (IT) curriculum at City Colleges of Chicago, as part of the community college system’s College to Careers initiative.