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ILLINOIS PRESS ASSOCIATION HONORS WILLIAM “BILL” GARTH, SR., FORMER CEO OF THE CITIZEN

During the 2017 IPA Convention, the Chicago Citizen’s Former Publisher William “Bill” Garth Sr., who passed away on Sept. 23, 2016, was honored for his life-long commitment in the news industry and for his dedicated work as a board member ...

God First Church Host Its 2017 Distinguished Leadership Awards

For three decades, the annual God First Church and Ministries Prayer Breakfast has been bringing together communities and leaders in government, education, business and religion to pray for the city, celebrate its people and accomplishments, provide financial scholarships and recognize ...

The Illinois Campaign For Political Reform Leads Discussion on Gun Violence

Johnson said a lot of the violence that occurs in Chicago happens between people who know one another and who are trying to settle personal disagreements.

HOUSE MUSIC CONTINUES TO UNITE CHICAGOANS

“The success of the exhibit informs us more on how popular the music is still today,” Chavez said. “I think some of us have already known that, but I think it took time to resonate in the department. House music ...

REAL MEN COOK ON FATHER’S DAY

“We are very much aware of the awesome job that the fathers in our communities have been doing and their tremendous commitment to families in the communities that sometimes social and economics tend to get in the way of,” Moyo ...

SITE DESIGN, ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION TEAM SELECTED TO TRANSFORM HISTORIC LANDMARK AND PULLMAN COMMUNITY

“We have selected an exceptionally well-qualified and diverse team of experts to do more than just rehabilitate and adapt the iconic Clock Tower,” said David Doig, President of CNI. “Our goal is to create a place that supports the NPS ...

THE DUSABLE MUSEUM IS SEEKING THE PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE WITH A NEW EXHIBITION

The DuSable Museum of African American History is one of the oldest institutions of its kind in the country. Our mission is to promote understanding and inspire appreciation of the achievements, contributions and experiences of African Americans through exhibits, programs ...

ALDERMAN MICHELLE HARRIS HOLDS CITY VEHICLE STICKER SALE

Alderman Harris said the purpose of hosting the vehicle sticker sale at her office was so that residents would have a convenient, safe and hassle free place to come and register and renew their stickers.

AWARD-WINNING WRITER PRESENTS GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES, RAYVEN CHOI

“I want little Black girls to have someone to look up to because Choi was an African American character,” Smith said. “We don’t have a lot of those in the comic book industry. That was kind of what brought me ...

NEW LIFE COVENANT REMEMBERS LOVED ONES WITH PRAYER ON THE 9

The goal is to never forget the faces of the people who have lost their lives due to the senseless violence in the city of Chicago,” Hannah said.

PROJECT GENTLEMEN TO GIVE 1,000 FREE SUITS TO GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL MALE SENIORS

CHICAGO – More than 300 young men from 65 local-area high schools will be dressed to impress for their high school graduation courtesy of Project Gentlemen. Project Gentlemen is the charitable arm of I Am a Gentleman, Inc. (IAAG), a ...

PROJECT GENTLEMEN TO GIVE 1,000 FREE SUITS TO GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL MALE SENIORS

More than 300 young men from 65 local-area high schools will be dressed to impress for their high school graduation courtesy of Project Gentlemen.

Entrepreneurship Is Only For Risk Takers

“You have to be willing to step out there and take some risks,” Herman said. “You have to be willing to do the work of working on the business as well as doing your passion so you can grow the ...

Chicago State University Hires New Interim President

“I left retirement to take the responsibility of preparing CSU for the permanent President,” Lindsey said. “I should point out that I never had a day of regret about retiring but it is my deep and abiding passion for CSU’s ...

NEW LIFE COVENANT CHURCH SE WILL TAKE TO STREETS OF SOUTH SIDE CHICAGO WITH “PRAYER ON THE 9” DEMONSTRATION

Chicago, IL (May 2017) – Senior Pastor John F. Hannah and the New Life Covenant SE Church congregation invite the entire Chicago community to stand together for a “CELEBRATION OF LIFE” on Saturday, May 20, 2017 during the annual Prayer ...

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