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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Change Your Behaviors to Become a More Inspiring Leader In 2016

Change Your Behaviors to Become a More Inspiring Leader In 2016

Habits can be a trap for people in leadership positions – whether they are in business, politics or another field. As leaders, they should provide a compelling vision that inspires… Read more »

Be Financially Prepared this Holiday Season

Be Financially Prepared this Holiday Season

With the holidays fast approaching, smart planning at the workplace and home can yield gifts unrealized. By combining a focus on finances, healthcare coverage, retirement readiness and preparation for life’s… Read more »

Alex Acevedo Eyes State Rep Seat

Alex Acevedo Eyes State Rep Seat

By: Ashmar Mandou Community activism is a concept that was ingrained in Alex Acevedo’s mind since youth. “My grandmother was one of the first in Pilsen to create a local… Read more »

Plan Will Expand TIF District on Near West Side

Plan Will Expand TIF District on Near West Side

The Midwest TIF district in the North Lawndale and East Garfield Park communities will be extended for an additional 12 years to support ongoing redevelopment of residential, commercial and institutional… Read more »

Community Organizations Rally Against Banks

Community Organizations Rally Against Banks

One Hundred Chicagoans from a variety of movements joined up Monday to organize an event called ‘Flood the Banks!,’ where they targeted various financial institutions that allegedly profit from prisons,… Read more »

Gift of Hope Receives Historic State of Illinois Proclamation

Gift of Hope Receives Historic State of Illinois Proclamation

State Senator (D-Chicago) of the First District and Assistant Majority Leader, Antonio “Tony” Muñoz presented Gift of Hope, Organ & Tissue Donor Network with a historic proclamation instituting November 12th… Read more »

Faces of Fraud

Faces of Fraud

By: Ashmar Mandou Members of the Hispanic American Community Education and Services and Brighton Park Neighborhood Council are educating Latinos about the dangers of fraudulent schemes through their new exhibition… Read more »

Cricket Wireless Offers New Offer in Time for Holiday Season

Cricket Wireless Offers New Offer in Time for Holiday Season

Back by popular demand, Cricket Wireless is enticing customers to make the switch to Cricket Nation this holiday season with a new $100 bill credit* offer to customers that bring… Read more »

Groundbreaking for Chicago Children’s Theatre’s New Home

Groundbreaking for Chicago Children’s Theatre’s New Home

Chicago Children’s Theatre’s board members, staff, artists, and supporters will join city officials on Saturday, Dec. 12th at 10a.m., at a groundbreaking ceremony for the company’s new home at 100… Read more »

LGBTQ Advocates Express Disappointment Over Alvarez’s Decision

LGBTQ Advocates Express Disappointment Over Alvarez’s Decision

On Monday, Cook County State Attorney Anita Alvarez announced that no charges would be filed against Chicago police officer George Hernandez, who shot and killed Ronald Johnson III in October… Read more »