The Chicagoland Healthcare Workforce Collaborative (CHWC) unites employers and industry partners to support an inclusive healthcare workforce, provide accessibility for Chicagoland’s unemployed and underemployed populations, and develop innovative responses to the evolving needs of the healthcare industry. The Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance has supported this work since its inception and funds CHWC’s projects, which are dynamic, employer-led, and constantly adapting to emerging workforce trends in and around Chicago.


Additional Funders

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Michael Reese Health Trust


Partners & Participants

Advocate Health Care (Co-Chair)
University of Chicago Medicine (Co-Chair)
Sinai Health System (Co-Chair)
Cook County Health & Hospital System
Northwestern Medicine
Presence Health
NorthShore University Health System
Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
Rush University Medical Center
South Shore Hospital
Malcolm X Community College (City Colleges of Chicago)
Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership
ResCare (the workforce board’s healthcare sector center)
World Business Chicago
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital
Illinois Medical District
University of Illinois Health & Hospital System

For more information, contact CWFA’s Deputy Director, Adrian Esquivel at