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Yearly Archives: 2014

AT&T Recognized as a Corporate Leader at National Hispanic Business Annual Gala

AT&T Recognized as a Corporate Leader at National Hispanic Business Annual Gala

On Thursday, July 17, the National Hispanic Business Group (NHBG) hosted their 29th Annual Gala Dinner and Awards Presentation at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The event included… Read more »

Governor Quinn, Senator Durbin, and Congresswoman Schakowsky Endorse Raise Illinois Coalition and Launch Minimum Wage Referendum Campaign

Governor Quinn, Senator Durbin, and Congresswoman Schakowsky Endorse Raise Illinois Coalition and Launch Minimum Wage Referendum Campaign

Raise Illinois officially launched its campaign to sign-up over a half million voters who are pledging to vote to raise the minimum wage on the November ballot referendum. Governor Pat… Read more »

Two Different Tales in the Same State

Two Different Tales in the Same State

by Daniel Nardini I commend Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and Chicago’s decision to house those Central American refugees (mostly children) in Chicago. There are apparently many, many people who feel… Read more »

Do the Fed’s ‘Healthy’ School Snacks Simply Dress Up Junk Food?

Do the Fed’s ‘Healthy’ School Snacks Simply Dress Up Junk Food?

Starting this fall, new federal standards for the types of snacks and beverages allowed in school cafeterias across the country will start to roll out. The new rules are part… Read more »

Puerto Rico to Provide Undocumented with Driver’s Licenses

Puerto Rico to Provide Undocumented with Driver’s Licenses

by Daniel Nardini Puerto Rican Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that Puerto Rico will now provide driver’s licenses to undocumented. Under the new rules, the undocumented must show that they… Read more »

Most Female Scientists Face Sexual Harassment While Working

Most Female Scientists Face Sexual Harassment While Working

The latest U.S. Census stats show that women make up only about a quarter of the workforce in the science, technology, engineering and math fields today. But why? A new… Read more »

Noah’s Arc Foundation Premieres #ChicagoStandUp PSA Campaign

Noah’s Arc Foundation Premieres #ChicagoStandUp PSA Campaign

On Friday, July 25, 2014, Noah’s Arc Foundation (NAF) is unveiling a new public service announcement (PSA) for its “Chicago Stand Up” campaign at a small release event at the… Read more »

Debunking Five Training Myths

Debunking Five Training Myths

While big chunks of America’s population continue to be ravaged by obesity, causing other problems such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes, there are many millions who choose to prevent those… Read more »

Delgado Celebrates Grant Presentation at Josephinum Academy

Delgado Celebrates Grant Presentation at Josephinum Academy

Senator William Delgado (D-Chicago) joined AT&T Illinois President Paul La Schiazza, Representative Cynthia Soto and Alderman Joe Moreno at the presentation of a $60,000 grant from the AT&T Foundation to… Read more »

AT&T Commits $18 Million to Youth Programs with Mentoring

AT&T Commits $18 Million to Youth Programs with Mentoring

AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson joined President Obama to commit $18 million to education programs with a youth mentoring component. This funding supports the company’s goal of providing youth… Read more »