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Yearly Archives: 2017

The Threat of Artificial Intelligence

The Threat of Artificial Intelligence

By: Cristobal Mora Today, Artificial intelligence (AI) is a controversial topic and often regarded with great impact to the future of humankind. There are assumptions that that AI will be… Read more »

Mayor Emanuel, University of Chicago Announce New Scholarship for Children of CPS Educators

Mayor Emanuel, University of Chicago Announce New Scholarship for Children of CPS Educators

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the University of Chicago announced the creation of the Chicago Public Schools Educators Award Scholarship, a full-tuition scholarship to attend the University of Chicago for the… Read more »

Prominent Chicago Business Leader and Philanthropist Receives ‘Champion of Change’ Award

Prominent Chicago Business Leader and Philanthropist Receives ‘Champion of Change’ Award

John De Carrier, McDonald’s Hispanic Owner-Operator and President of McDonald’s Owners of Chicagoland and NW Indiana (MOCNI) was honored with the “Champion of Change” Award from Erie Neighborhood House this… Read more »

ComEd Presents Record-Breaking Energy Efficiency Check

ComEd Presents Record-Breaking Energy Efficiency Check

ComEd presented its largest-ever energy efficiency check to Mariano’s. The supermarket was honored with an incentive check totaling $1,214,114.62 for its commitment to savings through the ComEd Energy Efficiency Program…. Read more »

Chicago Author Launches ‘Piggy Bank Book’ to Help Children Learn Money Basics

Chicago Author Launches ‘Piggy Bank Book’ to Help Children Learn Money Basics

Andrea de Fraga, Oak Park resident and author, greeted families at the Arbor Restaurant in Chicago and gave them copies of her “Piggy Bank Book” during her successful Kickstarter Pre-Book… Read more »

Chicago Housing Authority, Chicago Public Library Announce Winning Design Firms for Innovative Co-Located Housing/Library Developments

Chicago Housing Authority, Chicago Public Library Announce Winning Design Firms for Innovative Co-Located Housing/Library Developments

Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) CEO Eugene Jones, Jr., Chicago Public Library (CPL) Commissioner Brian Bannon and Chicago Department of Planning and Development (DPD) Commissioner David Reifman today announced the selection… Read more »

Berwynner Brings Eyebrow Boutique to Berwyn’s Depot District

Berwynner Brings Eyebrow Boutique to Berwyn’s Depot District

Brows by Lucy (www.browsbylucy.com) located at 6834 Windsor Ave, is a boutique focused on shaping the eyebrows through a variety of services, including threading, waxing and micro-blading. A ribbon cutting… Read more »

Stratton Fights for Increased Access to Contraception

Stratton Fights for Increased Access to Contraception

As Republicans in Springfield and Washington push an extreme, right-wing agenda against women’s access to birth control, State Representative Juliana Stratton, D-Chicago, is fighting back by supporting legislation to allow… Read more »

Mentoring Initiative Expands to Additional 1,200 Youth in Highest Need Communities

Mentoring Initiative Expands to Additional 1,200 Youth in Highest Need Communities

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced another step toward the three-year plan to deliver universal mentoring by 2018. Following a competitive process launched in December to build citywide mentoring capacity, 46 organizations… Read more »

Scientists Find Potential Health Use for Spider Venom

Scientists Find Potential Health Use for Spider Venom

Almost six million people die from a stroke each year, and although scientists aren’t recommending spider bites to remedy that, the poison contained in one particular arachnid may fend off… Read more »