AACF was established as a not-for-profit agency in 1985, African American Christian Foundation (AACF) has helped to create employment opportunity for community residents regardless of race, color or religious affiliation.
We are a WIOA Service provider
As a WIOA Service provider, we offer employment and vocational training services under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. read more
The Community Technology Center offers Basic Microsoft Word and Excel courses monthly. To register for a course, call 708-848-1700. Through the KAM Institute of Healthcare and Technology, AACF offers vocational training in a wide array of computer applications and business technical skills. For more information, contact us.
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Digital Manufacturing Technology Internship Program
This program is designed to provide classroom instruction with hands-on training in the digital design and digital manufacturing. The program focus on the skills and training needed in manufacturing careers such as laser cutting, 3D printing and CNC milling, or machining. Career and Employment Assistance services, a component of the program provides job readiness skills training, vocational training, guidance and support throughout all phases of the employment process for program participants and job seekers.
Preparing Youths And Young Adults Today For The Challenges Of Tomorrow
The current minimum wage of the State of Illinois at $8.25 is higher than the federal minimum wage but still not a living wage.
Compared to high school graduates, high school dropout are less likely find a job earning a living wage, more likely to be poor and rely on public assistance, engage in crime and generate other social costs. (Rumberger).
Join our movement to create economic equity for low income members of our community and end the cycle of poverty.
CNA Program Open House Tuesday June 19, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 5 PM to 7 PM. Meet us at our Oak Park Office to discuss our Certified Nursing Assistant program and career training options in the nursing field. Visit our website for future CNA program office House date announcement.
Community Job Fair will be held on October 18, 2018. See our event page for further details of the event and to register or sponsor the event. Click here to register.
Black Star Gala & Awards, the annual benefit of the African American Christian Foundation, celebrates our work and achievements on October 26, 2018.
Volunteer Information Session6:00 PM to 7:30 PM August 30, 2018. If you are interested in volunteering for AACF, join us and explore your options at our next orientation session.
Strategic partnerships is key to our comprehensive program offering. Find out how your organization can partner with us.
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