West Side Forward> goal is to transform Chicago's West Side by substantially reducing poverty through workforce and business opportunities, programs and services to move 63,000 people into skilled work that can sustain their families.
WSF>'s primary investment areas for bringing about community transformation through business development, workforce development and industrial development advocacy on the West Side of Chicago.
WSF concentrates support 5 neighborhoods on Chicago's West Side: Austin, East and West Garfield Park, Humboldt Park and North Lawndale
To achieve our mission, West Side Forward> key focuses areas are:
- Supporting Small Businesses &
- Strengthen Workforce Readiness for
Middle Skills Jobs in Select Sectors
- Creating Infrastructure for