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An Investment in Career Readiness is a Step Toward Closing the Racial Wealth Gap
The following op-ed was first published in Crain’s Chicago Business. The persistent racial wealth gap in the U.S. continues to…
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Tension On The Front Lines: Low-Wage Workers Want Higher Pay And More Training, Not Bigger Titles.
The following piece was first published in Forbes. Low-wage workers drove the record voluntary quit rates that defined the early days of…
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1 in 3 U.S. Adults Has a Record. Give Them a Fresh Start.
Learn how government, business and community leaders can help clear pathways for people with criminal backgrounds to be fairly considered…
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Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Set to End, Organizations Work to Bridge Employment Gap
Click here to view the full article and video Unemployment has been a major issue throughout the pandemic. Stay-at-home orders…
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Cara Collective CEO Talks State of the Labor Market with TD Ameritrade Network
Kathleen St. Louis Caliento, President and CEO of Cara Collective, discusses the state of the U.S labor market, as well…
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Making a Difference: Chicago Clothing Drive Looks For Professional Wear
A Chicago giving drive is looking for professional wear to donate to an organization that provides clothing to communities in…
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Working with Individuals, Employers to Unlock Purpose, Potential, Passion, and Success

Our President & CEO, Kathleen St. Louis Caliento, sat down with Michael Horn for his podcast, ‘The Future of Education.’ Watch how Cara is connecting people to local career opportunities that empower & transform.

Self-Awareness is Key to Self-Sufficiency at This Job Training Program

PBS Newshour reports on Cara’s program and how it helps participants succeed.

“The Book of Sean” interview

Maria Kim and Jesse Teverbaugh stop by Fox Soul’s “The Book of Sean” to talk about our work and the documentary “The Road Up.”

How to Get a Job When You Are Living in Poverty

Our friends at Freethink spotlight the Cara model and how our Cara Plus team works with organizations like Atlanta Mission to take it to new communities.

The 77 Project

Our friends at Chicago Ideas share the Cleanslate story and how it impacts communities people like Cornell in this video, part of The 77 Project.

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