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LONG TIME HUMANITARIAN GIVING AWAY OVER A QUARTER OF A MILLION DOLLARS TO ASSIST HOMEOWNERS, SENIORS AND LESS FORTUNATE

– For more than 20 years, Humanitarian Dr. Willie Wilson has given away his heart…and his money, to those less fortunate and those who simply need a helping hand. This year, the man who puts his all into everything he ...

Cook County Board President Visits The Citizen

Three major efforts that Preckwinkle is currently working on are the comprehensive Policy Roadmap for her third term, the redevelopment of Cook County Hospital, and the South Suburban Economic Growth Initiative. The Policy Roadmap is a countywide planning process that ...

Get Ready to Break in to the Old Joliet Prison

The Great Joliet Prison Break-In fundraiser will be taking place on Saturday, August 25 from 5:00pm to 11:00pm. Ticket holders will be able to step onto the historic prison yard and listen to the music of The Blooze Brothers, M&R ...

A VILLAGE OF DOLTON BOARD MEETING RAISES CONCERNS ABOUT LACK OF POLICE

The Village of Dolton recently held a Committee of The Whole meeting where they discussed several current projects, programs, and concerns within the community. One woman, who identified herself as Beth, raised the questions of why three retired police officers ...

David M. Luna highlights how illicit trade poses many harms across the international community

Numerous international organizations have estimated that today’s global illicit markets, and various forms of “convergence crime”, account for several trillions of U.S. dollars every year, to include the trafficking of drugs, people (especially women and children), arms, counterfeit and pirated ...

Southside Author Shares Her Story Of Childhood Abuse

Author of Bruises From My Mothers Love, Danette King, lives on the Southside of Chicago and recently re-released her novel that strongly mirrors the details of her upbringing and the abusive relationships she survived, specifically the one she had with ...

MAYOR OF MATTESON HOSTS INAUGURAL GOLF OUTING

The inaugural Friends of Sheila Chalmers-Currin Golf Outing will take place on July 19 at the Glenwoodie Golf Club in Glenwood, IL. The event is a fundraiser for the Village of Matteson and offers golf, breakfast, lunch, and dinner along ...

Young Center at the University of Chicago Gets Support from Airbnb

Airbnb recently announced a donation to the Young Center -- a Chicago-based human rights organization that advocates for the rights and best interests of immigrant children -- in support of their efforts to reunify families.

Local Craft Beer Festival Showcases South Side Brewers

The Illinois Craft Brewers Guild and Choose Chicago, the city’s tourism bureau, have partnered to bring the Chicago Friday Night Flights event to Pier 31 at the 31st Street Beach on July 20 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The ...

OGDEN PARK HOSTS THINK OUTSIDE DA BLOCK PARTY

Think Outside Da Block, local non-profit organization, is hosting their Think Outside Da Block Party at Ogden Park, 6500 S. Racine Ave., in Englewood on July 28 from noon to 6 p.m. to bring together residents, community business owners, and ...

Rev. Jackson Calls for Disbarment of D.A. Who Called Rep. Waters a “C” and a “Ghetto B”

Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. recently joined a group of ministers and elected officials at the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 1575 W. 17th St., San Bernardino, California to call for the disbarment of San Bernardino County Deputy District Attorney ...

Local nonprofit recruiting professionals to mentor community college scholars

One Million Degrees (OMD), a Chicago nonprofit organization that empowers low-income, highly motivated community college students to succeed in school, in work, and in life—is now accepting applications for its volunteer coaches.

STATE OF THE AFRICAN AMERICAN MALE POST CONFERENCE REPORT RELEASED

The State of the African American Male Post Conference Report comes as a result of the State of the African American Male Conference that was held on Sept. 17 which was used bring community stakeholders together in an effort to ...

LORETTO HOSPITAL PUSHING TO BRIDGE GAP IN HEALTHCARE DISPARITY

The Loretto Hospital Foundation (LHF) honored Spencer Leak, Sr. and Spencer Leak, Jr., of Leak & Sons Funeral Homes, at its 10th Annual Spirit of Achievement Awards Gala held recently at Galleria Marchetti. The Leaks, known for a decades-long funerary ...

HANDS OFF, PANTS ON ORDINANCE GOES INTO EFFECT

Starting on July 1, a new city ordinance went into effect known as the Hands Off, Pants On ordinance. The new safety measure provides certain hotel workers in Chicago with panic buttons that would allow them to call for help ...

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