Conversations With The Citizen

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Preckwinkle Speaks One-On-One With The Citizen About Her Priorities For Day One In Office If Elected

I would begin with public schools. We have to have great public schools in all of our communities and where we are now is that you can pretty much tell the success and performance levels of a school by the ...

Ford For Mayor of Chicago Speaks to Citizen

Immediately we have to make sure that we have a healing process where we bring people to City Hall to say that City Hall is open to the people of Chicago, we have to make sure that we bring people ...

Mental Health Clinic

After hearing concerns from community members, the Chicago City Council recently voted in favor of creating a Public Mental Health Clinic Service Expansion Task Force to explore how the city might be able to improve it’s mental health services.

Chicago Native Makes Forbes 30 under 30 List

Maya French, a successful young entrepreneur from Chicago, was recently added to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for 2019. French was also recently recognized by Cook County Commissioner Stanley Moore along with the entire Cook County Board of Commissioners ...

Chicago Singer and Song Writer Creates Inspirational Music And Spreads Positive Vibes

Ramone Javon Griffith, known professionally as RJ Griffith, is an inspirational Chicago singer and songwriter who has been performing in one way or another since he was three years old. Today, Griffith has focused his energy solely on music and ...

Greater Englewood Toastmaster

The Greater Englewood Toastmasters Club hosts meetings twice a month in the Seventh District Police Station, 1438 W. 63rd St., in the community room where members are given an opportunity to improve their public speaking, leadership, and listening skills.

Candy Bee's Bold Addictions

Candy Bee is the owner of Bold Addictions, an online fashion boutique that she launched after her son was shot. In order to be able to provide 24-hour care for her son while he was recovering from the tragic event, ...

Dr. Eric Whitaker of CPASS Foundation

Dr. Eirc Whitaker, a self-proclaimed South Sider by birth and by choice. Dr. Whitaker is Chairman of the CPASS Foundation which recently launched an online database that will help Illinoisans connect with STEM opportunities in their communities

New Shared Kitchen Space Will Provide Diverse Dining Options

For years, the president of the Bronzeville Culinary Kitchen, Shelby Parchman, has been involved in economic development and business planning in Chicago and through his work, he came to realize that there was a lack of opportunities for chefs and ...

Greater Chatham Initiative Hosts Greater Chatham Strong Fundraising Gala

The Greater Chatham Initiative recently hosted their inaugural fundraising gala, Greater Chatham Strong, at Stony Island Arts Bank.