Chicago Announcements June 09, 2022

Chicago youths between the ages of 14 and 24 have until midnight Friday night to complete their applications for One Summer Chicago, the city’s youth summer jobs program. The program provides Chicagoans between the ages of 16 and 24 jobs that pay $15 per hour that include “hands-on experience in technology, healthcare, media, finance, and more,” according to a city news release. Young people who are 14 or 15 can apply for the “Chicagobility career exploration program that pays a summer-long total of $450 dollars in weekly stipends.” Youths can submit applications online.  

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Wednesday announced her appointment of Theodore “Ted” Berger as executive director of the County’s Department of Emergency Management and Regional Security. Berger was chief deputy director of the department from 2017-21, serving as deputy incident commander for the County’s COVID-19 “unified command response directly managing emergency operations center activation with over 200 personnel,” according to county officials. 

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