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STUDIO MOVIE GRILL CHATHAM HOSTS 6 WEEKS OF COMMUNITY EVENTS

Chatham’s resident first-run movie theater Studio Movie Grill (“SMG”), is celebrating the completion of its nearly $3 million recent remodel with a six-week lineup of special screenings and events.

SUMMIT HELPS STRENGTHEN COMMUNITY TIES

“The Woodlawn Community Summit and South East Chicago Commission (SECC) recently held their the Eighth Annual Woodlawn Community Summit, with a community-driven theme “What’s Going On.” The event was held on Saturday March 18, 2017, from 8 a.m. -12 p.m., ...

‘IMAGINE ENGLEWOOD IF’ OFFERS A CHANCE TO GIVE BACK

“Imagine Englewood If ” presented its Growing Citizen Leaders program and held an interest meeting Mar. 13,2017 at 730 W. 69th st. The Growing Citizen Leaders Program (GCL) is a unique and life changing program devoted to providing a safe ...

NEW RESOURCES SUPPORT THRIVING RETAIL CORRIDORS ACROSS CHICAGO

Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently announced new resources designed to support thriving retail corridors across Chicago’s South, Southwest and West Sides. The Retail Thrive Zones initiative will invest an initial $16 million directly into commercial strips in eight neighborhoods, creating jobs ...

SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE JAZZ COMBO AND VOICES BRING COMMUNITY TOGETHER

The musicians of South Suburban College Jazz Combo and the South Suburban College Voices thrilled the audience with tunes by jazz legends on Wednesday, March 8th at 7:00 p.m. in the Kindig Performing Arts Center on SSC’s Main Campus. Sam ...

CAROLYN RUSH, WIFE OF REP. BOBBY L. RUSH DIES AT 68

Chicago mourns the loss of Carolyn Rush, wife of Representative Bobby L. Rush.

CHICAGO'S COMEBACK KID TURNS 60

There is nothing that Hollywood or the public likes more than a good comeback story. Who wouldn't like a second or third chance at a good life.

HAKI R. MADHUBUTIS 75 YEAR LEGACY CONTINUES

Whether it was teaching at colleges like Chicago State University, Howard University and the University of Iowa or through his 1-million copy best-seller book entitled, “Black Men: Obsolete, Single, And Dangerous? The African American Family in Transition”(1990), Madhubuti has inspired ...

ORGANIZATIONS HONORED FOR ACHIEVEMENTS IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

“More than 1,500 community developers, architects, business leaders, neighborhood advocates and elected officials came together recently for the 23rd Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards (CNDA) located at the McCormick Place (2301 S. Indiana Ave.). Nine organizations were honored for their ...

RESTAURATEUR AND ACTIVIST JOSEPHINE WADE TO GET STREET NAMED IN HER HONOR

The community leaders in the Chatham, Chesterfield and Park Manor communities lobbied city officials for the designation. “Mrs. Wade has been an icon “woman/business activist” in the Park Manor community for more than a decade. Her community participation and involvement ...

YOUNG CHICAGO POET SHARES WOMANIST VIEWS

“My artistic statement is the examination of the intersectionalities between womanism and the hood,” Black said. “A lot of times people associate marginalized neighborhoods like Englewood, Austin or the “hood” in general with hyper-dominance or hyper-masculinity. But people never really ...

Respected longtime Chicago Area HIV Specialist to see patients at AHF’s Hyde Park and South Side locations

“I am so excited to join AHF and continue providing exceptional care to Chicago’s LGBT community and people living with HIV/AIDS,” said Dr. Wilson. “My goal is to help our patients achieve complete total wellness in their lives and empower ...

DEFEATING CANCER AND THE POWER OF A POSITIVE THOUGHT

Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cancer disease in total deaths for women in the United States, and is currently “accounting for more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system.” In fact, more than 22,000 U.S. women ...

Students, community benefit from Fellows program at U of C

In 2013, the University of Chicago created the “Institute of Politics” (IOP) Fellows Program. Since it’s creation, political leaders from around the globe have come together to use political strategies to help serve Chicago in multiple ways.

Illinois Veterans Receive Child-Care Assistance

The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs along with IDVA Director Erica Je£ries and Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti recently announced a new pilot program called, “Tiny Boots Child Care Program.” The announcement was made at Hines VA Hospital located on 5000 ...

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