Securing new jobs

Adult Education and Job Seekers Librarian Rashmi Swain poses with two recent graduates of Housing Forward’s Career Passport program.

As a primary school educator in India and a Hindi instructor for graduate students from Western countries, Oak Park Adult Education and Job Seekers Librarian Rashmi Swain has long practiced her passion for sharing the empowerment that learning can provide. So when then Housing Forward employee Suzanne Till approached Swain for support in teaching Housing Forward … Read more

Landing the job

Adult Education and Job Seekers Librarian Rashmi Swain suggests a resource to Trina Wade.

Last year, Trina Wade, a mother of four, was working part-time at a major financial institution, studying full-time toward a business degree, and hunting for a job in a new industry. She was busy, working hard, and getting frustrated. “My goal was to have a new career before I graduated,” Wade said. “Being on the … Read more

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