Developing Skills for the Future of Work
Andrew Wells, Chicago Urban League
The Chicago Urban League works for economic, educational and social progress for African Americans and promotes strong, sustainable communities through advocacy, collaboration and innovation. Through its Workforce Development Center, the League provides career pathways, occupational training, and access to employment opportunities in high-demand sectors. We focus on IT, Renewable Energy, Supply Chain Management, and Cybersecurity sectors. The League wants to ensure diversity and inclusion of Black people in these growing sectors by preparing them to be competitive.