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Getting to the Heart of Transformation

Cara Staff

Think about a time when you couldn’t shake the hurt of a challenging relationship with a friend or family member. How did it impact your sense of self-worth?

Without the courage to be vulnerable, to express care for yourself and the people in your life, we know even the most experienced professionals struggle to find and keep a job. That’s why love is, quite literally, at the heart of true transformation. More…

An update from Cara regarding COVID-19

Cara Staff

UPDATED February 25, 2021

Thank you for being part of the Cara community and for your commitment to supporting our job seekers who are ready to lift themselves out of poverty and homelessness. Like you, we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and are keeping a close eye on official information and guidance from the CDC, WHO, and both the State of Illinois and the City of Chicago. More…

Meet Ebony

Cara Staff

She’s transforming her life, thanks to your support.

I am proud to have served my country for two years in the Navy. But after my service ended, I needed to figure what was next for me. It took some time, jumping from one temporary job to the next, before I chose to pursue a career in carpentry.

“Unfortunately, it turned out to be the wrong path for me; I started developing some health issues. My allergy to dust in the wood shop ultimately drove me to seek another opportunity. That’s when I got the chance to join Cleanslate.