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Monthly Archives: November 2017

YouTube Music Artist Alicia Grimes Reaches Millions

YouTube Music Artist Alicia Grimes Reaches Millions

YouTube Music Sensation Alicia Grimes has released her latest creative endeavor, her new single, the dynamic and eclectic “Jazz Walk” which has amassed over 78 million SoundCloud Streams and over… Read more »

Do You Know a High School in Need

Do You Know a High School in Need

One lucky public high school in Chicagoland will soon receive a state-of-the-art training facility courtesy of the nonprofit Lift Life Foundation and Optimum Nutrition – a world leader in sports… Read more »

First-ever Marshall Square Education Summit

First-ever Marshall Square Education Summit

Latinos Progresando, Marshall Square Resource Network, CPS Network 7 hosted a full day of learning and networking for neighborhood families, educators and service providers at Saucedo Elementary School, 2850 W…. Read more »

Global Art Initiative “Portals” Invites Participation in Criminal Justice Dialogues

Global Art Initiative “Portals” Invites Participation in Criminal Justice Dialogues

The global public art initiative, Portals, is heading to Instituto del Progreso Latino. During this limited engagement, the Portal will connect community members and students to participate in conversations as… Read more »

McCormick Place Metra Station Unveils New Art Panels by After School Matters Students

McCormick Place Metra Station Unveils New Art Panels by After School Matters Students

On November 8th, 2017, Metra and the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA) unveiled a significant upgrade to the Metra station at McCormick Place, including a vibrant series of mural… Read more »

Archdiocese of Chicago Announces New Structure for Parishes in West Humboldt Park

Archdiocese of Chicago Announces New Structure for Parishes in West Humboldt Park

By: Ashmar Mandou The Archdiocese of Chicago is headed in a new direction. As part of their revitalization program, Renew My Church, the leadership of parishes in West Humboldt Park… Read more »

City Announces Record Tourism Performance

City Announces Record Tourism Performance

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Chicago is on track to reach the goal of 55 million visitors annually at the end of this year – three years early. Chicago has been… Read more »

De-mining Colombia

De-mining Colombia

by Daniel Nardini One of the most horrendous legacies of the Colombian civil war between the Colombian government and the former FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) is all of… Read more »

Message from the Cook County Assessor’s Office

Message from the Cook County Assessor’s Office

Please allow the Cook County Assessor’s Office to address recent inaccurate reports and misconceptions about property assessment in Cook County. The Civic Consulting Alliance (CCA) is studying the assessment and… Read more »

Rep. Mah Calls for Government Monitored Workers’ Protection Unit

Rep. Mah Calls for Government Monitored Workers’ Protection Unit

In an effort to stand against Illinois’ “underground economy,” which forces employees to work in unsafe conditions and gives businesses unfair tax and labor advantages, state Rep. Theresa Mah, D-Chicago,… Read more »