pexels pixabay 256541CHICAGO – Thanks to support from State Senator Emil Jones III (D-Chicago), Blue Island Public Library will receive $20,500 in grants toward pandemic recovery.

“Libraries are more than just a place to rent books – they are a resource for people to learn and build community engagement,” Jones said. “A library is often an extension of a classroom, and it is important for our communities to be thoroughly equipped with the resources necessary to teach our children.”

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pexels ron lach 8829869CHICAGO – State Senator Emil Jones III (D-Chicago) announced today that Chicago’s Community Assistance Programs will receive nearly $500,000 in investments to provide pre-apprenticeship training and wraparound supportive services.

“This is a unique opportunity for the trade world to enhance its’ training and diversity within the workforce,” Jones said. “This investment will boost the local economy, as well as equitable opportunities for workers.”

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pexels pixabay 265076CHICAGO – State Senator Emil Jones III (D-Chicago) is in full support of the Chicago Teacher’s Union decision to return to remote learning after a vote Tuesday night.

“With the recent rise in cases it is crucial that we keep our children and educators safe during this time, which makes remote schooling the best option,” Jones said. “It is shameful that the City of Chicago would lock teachers out of their portals, inhibiting them from doing their jobs and blocking access to the resources needed for teaching.”

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