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Monthly Archives: January 2020

Women’s March Chicago to Honor Marchers with Disabilities

Women’s March Chicago to Honor Marchers with Disabilities

Women’s March Chicago will proudly celebrate the historic number of women that Illinois voters swept into office at the city, county, state and national levels, while also honoring marchers with… Read more »

Foundations to Support Safe and Peaceful Summer

Foundations to Support Safe and Peaceful Summer

Hundreds of grassroots organizations in Chicago’s South and West Side neighborhoods are gearing up for summer, working to make their communities safer. Community members are planning peace circles, pop-up evening… Read more »

Immigrant Rights Organizations Get Closer to Making Chicago a Welcoming City for All

Immigrant Rights Organizations Get Closer to Making Chicago a Welcoming City for All

Undocumented community leaders from the Chicago Immigration Working Group (CIWG) spoke at the City’s press conference following the passage of the Accountability on Communication and Transparency (ACT) Ordinance, summarizing the… Read more »

Cicero Honors Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Cicero Honors Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Cicero recently honored the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., on Tuesday afternoon at the Cicero Community Center with the help of State Representative Chris Welch who served… Read more »

Cook County Approves Grants to Help Reach Hard-to-Count Populations for 2020 Census

Cook County Approves Grants to Help Reach Hard-to-Count Populations for 2020 Census

The Cook County Complete Count Census Commission has approved grants to 69 organizations that will support the County in reaching hard-to-count (HTC) populations during the upcoming 2020 Census. These local municipalities… Read more »

Affordable Housing to Expand in Pilsen, Little Village, and Back of the Yards Communities

Affordable Housing to Expand in Pilsen, Little Village, and Back of the Yards Communities

By: Ashmar Mandou Fourteen apartment buildings with 155 units, scattered across four wards and three communities, will be rehabbed and preserved as affordable by The Resurrection Project (TRP) through financial… Read more »

What Younger Adults Can Do to Lower Risk of Early Dementia

What Younger Adults Can Do to Lower Risk of Early Dementia

It’s not Alzheimer’s disease, but it causes dementia. Frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) strikes in the prime of life, generally between the ages of 45 and 65. Also known as frontotemporal… Read more »

Rebuild Foundation Receives Grant to Help Fight HIV, AIDS Across Chicago

Rebuild Foundation Receives Grant to Help Fight HIV, AIDS Across Chicago

Rebuild Foundation, an arts, education and cultural development organization committed to transforming urban communities, announced that it will launch a year of programming dedicated to supporting the AIDS fight with… Read more »

First Pediatric Flu-Related Death of Season Reported in Chicago

First Pediatric Flu-Related Death of Season Reported in Chicago

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) is reporting the first flu-related pediatric death of the 2019-20 flu season in Chicago and Illinois. Overall, influenza activity is high and at its… Read more »

Esperanza Health Centers Among Nationwide Winners for Challenge

Esperanza Health Centers Among Nationwide Winners for Challenge

Esperanza Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center that operates four primary care clinics on Chicago’s Southwest Side, was recently named a 2019 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge winner by… Read more »