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President Preckwinkle, Dr. Shannon Stress Gun Violence as a Public Health Crisis

President Preckwinkle, Dr. Shannon Stress Gun Violence as a Public Health Crisis

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) CEO Dr. Jay Shannon joined other elected officials, medical professionals and advocates in endorsing the statement… Read more »

Keeping Communities Healthy

Keeping Communities Healthy

Harmony Health Plan, Inc. is joining Greater Works Foundation and others for the first Community Festival, an all-day event featuring community resources for youth jobs, health screenings, and celebrity and… Read more »

Best in Bodybuilding Expo Heads to Tinley Park

Best in Bodybuilding Expo Heads to Tinley Park

The second annual Chicago FIT & FLEX Expo is coming to Tinley Park, Illinois on July 1st – 2nd, 2016 at the Tinley Park Convention Center. This expo is an… Read more »

Elected Officials Demanding Action to Stop Assault Weapons

Elected Officials Demanding Action to Stop Assault Weapons

By: Ashmar Mandou In the wake of the Back of the Yards shootings last weekend, Alderman Raymond Lopez and Alderman Milly Santiago joined gun safety advocates and community organizations on… Read more »

WHO to women in countries where Zika is active: Consider delaying pregnancy

WHO to women in countries where Zika is active: Consider delaying pregnancy

The World Health Organization says women who live in areas where Zika is spreading should consider delaying pregnancy, since there’s no other sure way to avoid the virus’ devastating birth… Read more »

‘How to Adopt From Foster Care’ Seminar

‘How to Adopt From Foster Care’ Seminar

The Illinois Departments of Children and Family Services in partnership with Illinois Center for Adoption and Permanency, Let It Be Us, Pride Action Tank, and Windy City Times media to… Read more »

UNICEF Calls on Private Sector to Fight Malnutrition in Guatemala

UNICEF Calls on Private Sector to Fight Malnutrition in Guatemala

As a country where 46.5 percent of 5-year-old children are victims of malnutrition, Guatemala faces the challenge of eliminating one of the great threats to its future, a fight that… Read more »

Chicago Disney Store Celebrates Unveiling of New Toy Line

Chicago Disney Store Celebrates Unveiling of New Toy Line

Jenna Ortega promotes “Elena of Avalor” By Nikoleta Morales On June 22, Disney Store on Michigan Ave in Chicago celebrated the launch of a new toy line for the upcoming… Read more »

Solidarity Through Pride

Solidarity Through Pride

By: Ashmar Mandou Amid the unforgettable tragedy in Orlando less than two weeks ago, Chicago Pride Parade will commence this Sunday, June 26th to honor those who lost their lives… Read more »

Don’t Drink and Drive this Independence Day

Don’t Drink and Drive this Independence Day

Every year, Americans head out on our roads to celebrate the Fourth of July at picnics, parties, parades and more. Unfortunately, for many, the celebrating includes drinking alcohol, which too… Read more »