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Yearly Archives: 2020

City Announces System Caring for All Residents During COVID-19

City Announces System Caring for All Residents During COVID-19

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced new measures as part of the City of Chicago’s ongoing efforts to coordinate resources and emergency response for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Working collaboratively… Read more »

Coalition Calls for Comprehensive Pandemic Recovery Package

Coalition Calls for Comprehensive Pandemic Recovery Package

With poor and working people across Chicagoland already losing much-needed hourly wages, jobs, and health insurance, progressive elected officials at the city, county, and state levels on Monday rolled out… Read more »

Weathering an Economic Storm

Weathering an Economic Storm

By: Andrés Baltazar, Northwestern Mutual Financial Advisor, Growth & Development Director Strategies for keeping your finances in order in times of uncertainty If you’re facing heightened levels of uncertainty and… Read more »

While Your Children Are at Home

While Your Children Are at Home

By: Nina Dueñas, Sr. Vice President of Children’s Programs, El Valor You and your children are now adjusting to a new way of living. Like all change, it takes a… Read more »

City of Chicago Partners with Sittercity to Offer Childcare to First Responders, Healthcare Workers

City of Chicago Partners with Sittercity to Offer Childcare to First Responders, Healthcare Workers

City of Chicago and Sittercity, America’s first online resource for in-home care, today announced a new program to help Chicago’s most essential workforce – healthcare workers, first responders and the teams… Read more »

Illinois Makes History in Advancing Arts Education for all Students

Illinois Makes History in Advancing Arts Education for all Students

Last Wednesday, Illinois made history, becoming the first state in the nation to include the arts as a distinct, weighted indicator of K-12 success in its school accountability system. The… Read more »

‘Don’t let this take over your psyche, we are in this together’

‘Don’t let this take over your psyche, we are in this together’

By: Ashmar Mandou As Chicagoans continue to face increasing challenges during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, several measures have been put in place in the last week that have caused an… Read more »

Relationship Tips for Making It Through the COVID-19 Crisis

Relationship Tips for Making It Through the COVID-19 Crisis

• Get outside: Being confined together can bring up issues around personal space and the need for “breathing room.” Get outside and take a walk when you can. Leaving the… Read more »

Several Actions to Increase the Health Care Professional Workforce During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Several Actions to Increase the Health Care Professional Workforce During the COVID-19 Pandemic

To further the Governor’s mission to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the people of the State of Illinois during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Illinois Department of Financial and… Read more »

AARP Illinois to Host Town Hall

AARP Illinois to Host Town Hall

AARP Illinois and Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced they will cohost a telephone town hall this week joined by Commissioner Lisa Morrison Butler from the City’s Department of Family and… Read more »