• West Siders Train For New Life
  • February 24, 2017
  • Bethel’s Advanced Manufacturing Training program was recently featured in a news article by the Medill News Service. When Zachary Wright, 23, quit his job as a burger maker at McDonald’s six months ago and enrolled in Bethel New Life’s advanced manufacturing training program, he was thinking of his next 30 years. “I got tired of it because [...] Read More
  • Bethel hosts Graduation Event for Cohort 7
  • December 16, 2015
  • On Friday November 13th Bethel New Life hosted a graduation ceremony for recent graduates of its Advanced Manufacturing Training program (AMT). The graduating class (Cohort 7) was comprised of 10 individuals from various walks of life who all saw the benefit of pursuing and obtaining the credentials to substantially improve their earning potential. The event was [...] Read More
  • Gun violence is only a symptom of Chicago’s bigger problem
  • September 16, 2015
  • Bethel’s chief policy & research officer, Kanu Iheukumere, recently had an Op-Ed featured in the Crain’s Chicago Business on poverty and gun violence. In the opnion piece, Kanu states that, “Home to nearly 2,000 gun violence victims this year, Chicago is in the grip of an epidemic afflicting poor communities: We’ve allowed the symptom—gun violence—to be mistaken for [...] Read More
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