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A Surge Cap Limits Opportunities For Communities that Most Need Them

A Surge Cap Limits Opportunities For Communities that Most Need Them

By: Elba Aranda-Suh, Executive Director for National Latino Education Institute The pandemic forced us to reexamine the balance between life and work. The results are consistent: people are quitting their… Read more »

In-Person Workforce Services Available at More American Job Centers

In-Person Workforce Services Available at More American Job Centers

The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced the continuation of the phased restoration of in-person workforce and limited unemployment services at American Job Centers on an appointment-only basis at… Read more »

Experian goes bilingual with its industry-leading credit and personal finance Twitter chat

Experian goes bilingual with its industry-leading credit and personal finance Twitter chat

In an effort to educate more consumers about credit and personal finance, Experian® announced new free resources created specifically for bilingual and Spanish speakers, including an online Twitter chat series… Read more »

City Clerk of Chicago, Anna Valencia Announces Mobile City Hall Dates

City Clerk of Chicago, Anna Valencia Announces Mobile City Hall Dates

In an effort to bring city services directly to residents, City Clerk Anna Valencia, in partnership with various City departments and sister agencies, Aldermanic offices and community organizations are joining… Read more »

Illinois to Increase Access to Online Learning for Students with Disabilities

Illinois to Increase Access to Online Learning for Students with Disabilities

This week, the Pritzker administration commemorated the signing of legislation ensuring equitable access to learning for students with disabilities, making Illinois a national leader in requiring Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)… Read more »

CPL Announces One Book, One Chicago Anniversary Selection

CPL Announces One Book, One Chicago Anniversary Selection

Chicago Public Library (CPL) announced that Bedrock Faith by Chicago author Eric Charles May is the 2021 One Book, One Chicago selection. One Book, One Chicago is a free citywide literary program that connects Chicagoans and their communities around a singular chosen text. From September through December 2021, CPL will… Read more »

CIS of Chicago Kicks Off School Year with Strengthened Programs

CIS of Chicago Kicks Off School Year with Strengthened Programs

Communities In Schools (CIS) of Chicago, the city’s education nonprofit dedicated to help CPS students stay on the path to graduation, is kicking off the new school year with a… Read more »

Four Nonprofits United to Save Lives on South, West Sides

Four Nonprofits United to Save Lives on South, West Sides

Four neighborhood-based nonprofits announced a new partnership to strengthen public safety via holistic social services and restorative justice, while also providing free attorneys to court-involved children and young adults. The… Read more »

September is National Preparedness Month in Illinois

September is National Preparedness Month in Illinois

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil.  The events of that fateful day ignited a culture of preparedness which is now instilled in… Read more »

Flutter into Fall at the Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Flutter into Fall at the Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

The Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum invites visitors to “Flutter into Fall” and experience the return of its popular exhibit Weather to Climate: Our Changing World… Read more »