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Monthly Archives: July 2015

FDA OKs New Heart Disease Drug That Can Cut Death Risk Substantially

FDA OKs New Heart Disease Drug That Can Cut Death Risk Substantially

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a new cardiovascular disease drug shown to reduce the number of patients needing hospitalization for and dying of heart failure, The… Read more »

St. Augustine College President Joins Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation

St. Augustine College President Joins Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation

Recently, in recognition of his commitment to the progress of the Hispanic Community, especially in the field of education, Andrew C. Sund, Ph.D., President of St. Augustine College, was appointed… Read more »

Chicago Mobile Van Brings Computer Learning to Underserved Neighborhoods

Chicago Mobile Van Brings Computer Learning to Underserved Neighborhoods

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Park District Superintendent Michael P. Kelly were joined by 75 Park District summer campers at Columbus Park to launch a program to fill opportunity gaps… Read more »

DePaul Theatre School Debuts Groundbreaking Carnaval 2015

DePaul Theatre School Debuts Groundbreaking Carnaval 2015

The Latina/o Theatre Commons (LTC) proudly announces the roster of powerhouse directors paired with eight playwrights for the groundbreaking Carnaval 2015-a theatre festival of New Latina/o work at The Theatre… Read more »

Chicago Star Scholarship to Offer CPS Grads Free College

Chicago Star Scholarship to Offer CPS Grads Free College

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Cheryl Hyman announced that more than 700 Chicago Public School (CPS) graduates have fully qualified beginning this fall for the Star… Read more »

Chicago Public Library’s YOUmedia Joins STEAM Studio Activities

Chicago Public Library’s YOUmedia Joins STEAM Studio Activities

Continuing its commitment to nurture learning, support economic advancement and strengthen communities, Chicago Public Library’s YOUmedia partners with Donda’s House and Commonwealth Foundation to present the (PRO)jectUS Summer Session offering… Read more »

ComEd Responds to Storm-Related Outages, Asks Customers to Stay Safe

ComEd Responds to Storm-Related Outages, Asks Customers to Stay Safe

In preparation for additional severe weather expected to move through its territory later this week, ComEd is increasing staffing and maintaining its Emergency Center Operations launched early this morning. With… Read more »

NCLR Welcomes Executive Director of Erie Celena Roldán-Moreno to Board

NCLR Welcomes Executive Director of Erie Celena Roldán-Moreno to Board

By: Ashmar Mandou Straight off a plane from this year’s National Council of La Raza (NCLR) annual conference in Kansas City, Celena Roldán-Moreno, executive director of Erie Neighborhood House, welcomed… Read more »

Asesor Berrios Alerta a Dueños de Hogar a Verificar Exenciones en la Segunda Factura de Impuestos

Asesor Berrios Alerta a Dueños de Hogar a Verificar Exenciones en la Segunda Factura de Impuestos

El Asesor del Condado de Cook Joseph Berrios alertó a propietarios a revisar su segunda declaración de impuestos de propiedad y asegurarse de que hayan recibido los ahorros en exenciones… Read more »

MWRD President Participates in “2015 Outlook and Opportunity” Panel

MWRD President Participates in “2015 Outlook and Opportunity” Panel

President Mariyana Spyropoulos of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago stated that “Minority businesses received a promising outlook for construction-related contracts with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of… Read more »