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Program helps prisoners turn over a new leaf

“We’re very excited to launch it and all of the [partnering nonprofits] are great community base groups who have been conducting entrepreneurship training so they are focusing on providing training for returning citizens,” Doig said.

University of Chicago Completes Mural in Woodlawn

“I felt really fortunate to have been selected for this project,” Arlene Turner-Crawford said. “I’ve done other murals with community participation and I enjoy the opportunity to collaborate with both artists and residents.”

University of Chicago Host Speakers to Discuss Black Women and State Violence

We talk about te black men that are victims of anti-black policing, but never discuss the way that black women can be effected, according to Smith.

During the Season of Giving, Kids Get Warm Coats and Books

“We know parents will go to great lengths to get brand new coats for their kids and we wanted to give families who rarely go to local libraries, the opportunity to do so,” Lalley said. “Children deserve to know that ...

Public Access Bureau concludes Village of Glenwood Board of Trustees violated the OMA

“It just leaves a very bad taste in my mouth about how there is just a lack of regard for the public,”said Winston.

Homewood Chevy Announces Christmas Car Giveaway

“Chevrolet of Homewood in conjunction with the great people that live around us are going to give away this brand new car to a family that needs it,” said Steve Phillipos, President of Chevrolet of Homewood.

Annual Holiday Feast Helps Seniors Feel Included

“It can be hard to be alone, but celebrating Thanksgiving without friends or family somehow feels worse,” said Simone Mitchell-Peterson, chief executive officer of Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly, Chicago Chapter.

Prisoners turn over a new leaf with programs help

“We’re very excited to launch it and all of the [partnering nonprofits] are great community base groups who have been conducting entrepreneurship training so they are focusing on providing training for returning citizens,” Doig said.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Joins Glassdoor’s Grand Opening

Glassdoor officially announced its expansion to Chicago in late of 2015 and opened its first temporary office in February 2016 but selected its permanent Fulton Market office space in May 2016.

“Flip This Hood” Follows Real Estate Businessman Michael Phillips

No Man is an island and you will also meet Carl Sullivan, Project Manager who oversees the remodeling and or construction projects that Michael buy.

CPS makes Plans To Close Harper High School

“I have put forth workable alternatives for Harper High School’s future in West Englewood,” said Ald. Lopez. “For several months, my ideas and the concerns of the community have been met with bureaucratic delay tactics and outright hostility by some, ...

Cook County Assessor To Address Recent Reports

To be clear, the Assessor’s only responsibility is to fully cooperate with the study. He continues to do that and provides study personnel with office space. Assessor Berrios respects the CCA study which, unlike others, includes assessment professionals.

Illinois Treasurer Frerichs Returns Purple Heart To Family of Vietnam Veteran

The Purple Heart is one of the most recognized and respected medals awarded to a member of the U.S. Armed Forces. Frerichs also returned military transfer papers, a savings bond, and jewelry that belonged to Turner and his late wife. ...

CONNECT SOUTH SHORE ART FESTIVAL TO ACTIVATE STOREFRONTS ALONG 71ST STREET CORRIDOR WITH LOCAL CULTURAL INFUSION OF MARKET PLACE VENDORS, MUSIC, MASTERFUL ART, & MOVIES

Following last month’s epic unveiling of the Renew 71 project and advisory committee, Connect South Shore will serve as the next logical step along our journey to revitalize, not only 71st Street, but the entire South Shore community and surrounding ...

Jonathan Jackson Urges Long-Term Solutions for Puerto Rico

Numerous Puerto Rican communities, Jackson said, are still struggling in ways that would be unacceptable to Americans on the mainland. And the misery largely is due to the federal government’s colonialist approach to the islanders, and its refusal to develop ...

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