i.c.stars Chicago Ribbon Cutting – Press Release

2024-01-02T12:36:25-06:00October 4th, 2023|Chicago, National, workforce|

i.c. stars – a Chicago-based workforce non-profit organization focused on tech training and leadership for low-income adults – officially opened its new office space with a ribbon cutting ceremony and announcement of its program expansion.

i.c.stars hosted a ribbon cutting formally opening its new headquarters space in the heart of Chicago (750 N. Orleans) this week allowing the nonprofit to double its capacity operating two cohorts simultaneously in its learning studios. The new office allows i.c.stars alumni to work remotely as well as future program expansion.

i.c.stars shared details of its expanded hiring partnership with United Airlines, and a new pilot program with New Moms, a fellow Chicago nonprofit organization.

“Now we’re able to grow not only our enrollment, but our alumni on staff, our impact, and innovation,” said Sandee Kastrul, a former teacher who founded i.c.stars.

i.c.stars provides low-income young adults the skills and network they need to secure careers in […]

Yahoo Finance: CompTIA Member Communities, Advisory Councils select 11 organizations for financial support in annual philanthropic endeavor

2024-01-02T14:09:44-06:00August 2nd, 2023|Chicago, Kansas City, Milwaukee, National, workforce|

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 2, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Eleven non-profit organizations in six countries will receive financial support from the member communities and industry advisory councils of CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the information technology (IT) industry and workforce. The announcement of the 2023 award recipients was at ChannelCon 2023, the technology industry’s premier annual conference for vendor-neutral collaboration, innovative ideas and actionable advice.

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FOX4KC: Chiefs Hall of Famer helps open new tech education center in Kansas City

2024-01-02T14:52:24-06:00July 27th, 2023|Kansas City, National|

Chiefs Hall of Famer helps open new tech education center in Kansas City by: Kerri Stowell, Makenzie Koch

Shields and Kansas City leaders hosted a ribbon cutting at the new office Thursday morning. It’s located inside the former Harzfeld’s building at 11th and Main streets.

The nonprofit i.c.stars is a tech-based, education and career development program for young people. It focuses on helping high school graduates with leadership training and building a solid foundation of technical training.

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