Program Year 2020-2021 begins Nov. 16
The Workforce Equity Initiative is an expanded version of LLCC’s Open Door program. The purpose of the Open Door – Workforce Equity Initiative is to train individuals in occupations leading to immediate employment. The new 2020-2021 program begins on Nov. 16. Classes are set to begin Jan. 2021.
The Workforce Equity Initiative, funded through an Illinois Community College Board grant, aims to serve 150 low-income students; 75% of whom must be African American. The Workforce Equity Initiative will provide short-term, post-secondary education/training programs designed to help participants gain employment in high-wage and in-demand occupations.
Participants will pay no tuition and fees, and will receive a stipend, transportation and child care assistance along with other supports to ensure they are successful in completing their training program and securing gainful employment. LLCC will waive tuition and fees, and provide a stipend, transportation and child care assistance, along with other support to ensure program participants are successful in completing their training program and securing gainful employment.
View and submit the online application form.
WEI Information Sessions
- Dec. 17, 2020 – 5 p.m.
- Dec. 29, 2020 – 1 p.m.
- Jan. 6, 2021 – 5 p.m.
- Jan. 7, 2021 – 2 p.m.