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Monthly Archives: February 2020

USHLI to Host National Conference

USHLI to Host National Conference

The United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI), an award-winning national 501(c)(3) organization, will host the 38th USHLI Conference at the Sheraton Grand Chicago Hotel from February 20-23, 2020. Over the span of four days, participants will… Read more »

Peoples Gas Encourages Customers to Apply for Financial Assistance

Peoples Gas Encourages Customers to Apply for Financial Assistance

Peoples Gas reminds customers funding is available through the Share the Warmth financial assistance program for eligible customers and encourages customers who are struggling to pay their heating bills to… Read more »

National Basketball Wives Association Hosts Women’s Empowerment Summit

National Basketball Wives Association Hosts Women’s Empowerment Summit

The National Basketball Wives Association (NBWA) hosted the 3rd Annual Women’s Empowerment Summit during the 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago.  This year’s theme “Unsung Sheroes” featured a host of influential women. Hosted by… Read more »

Navy Pier Hosts International Carnivale

Navy Pier Hosts International Carnivale

Navy Pier will host its second celebration of the three-part series Global Connections Presented by ComEd this Sunday with International Carnivale. Free and open to the public, International Carnivale highlights… Read more »

Early Voting and In-Person Registration

Early Voting and In-Person Registration

Chicago Voters may begin using in-person Early Voting this week, only at the new Loop Super Site for Early Voting and Registration at Clark & Lake – 191 N. Clark… Read more »

Around Town

Around Town

Compiled by Ashmar Mandou Ice Skating in Millennium Park Millennium Park Through March 8th Skate under the Chicago skyline at the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium Park. Admission to… Read more »

Vaccine Misinformation and Social Media

Vaccine Misinformation and Social Media

People who rely on social media for information were more likely to be misinformed about vaccines than those who rely on traditional media, according to a study of vaccine knowledge… Read more »

Ortiz Introduces Measure Pushing for ‘Medicaid for All’

Ortiz Introduces Measure Pushing for ‘Medicaid for All’

State Rep. Aaron Ortiz, D-Chicago, is laying the groundwork for a state health care for all program, introducing legislation to study the feasibility of creating a Medicaid buy-in program. Ortiz’s… Read more »

Illinois Delegation Endorses Postpartum Care Expansion for New Moms

Illinois Delegation Endorses Postpartum Care Expansion for New Moms

On Friday, Members of the Illinois delegation wrote to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services endorsing the state’s waiver request to expand care access to new moms for the… Read more »

Emergency Physicians: Take Care of your Heart Today

Emergency Physicians: Take Care of your Heart Today

February is a great reminder to prioritize heart health and recognize the signs of an emergency, according to the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). One of the most common… Read more »