Cook County announced the opening of applications for the county Department of Planning and Development’s Public Service grants, funded by funded by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) programs. The department will host a virtual workshop at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday to provide more details to units of government or nonprofit organizations that wish to apply. Online registration is required. Applications are due on April 15. The application is on the county’s website.
Karin Norington-Reaves announced on Monday that she has resigned from her post as CEO of the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership. Norrington-Reaves is running to fill U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush’s 1st District seat in Congress. “It has been the greatest honor and privilege of my life to serve my community,” Norington-Reaves said in a news release. “This weekend, I resigned as CEO of the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership in order to focus on the next stage of my public service: running to become the first Congresswoman for the First District for Illinois.” Norington-Reaves had helmed the organization since 2012.
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