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Attorney General Raoul Announces Police Reform Bill

Attorney General Raoul Announces Police Reform Bill

Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced legislation to improve the police certification and de-certification process as part of his ongoing effort to advocate for policies that make lasting, systemic change to… Read more »

City Announces Nancy Andrade as Commissioner for Chicago Commission on Human Relations

City Announces Nancy Andrade as Commissioner for Chicago Commission on Human Relations

Earlier this week, the City announced Nancy C. Andrade as the Commissioner of the Chicago Commission on Human Relations (CCHR). Andrade, who brings years of experience with the City as… Read more »

Goya Foods Delivers Aid to Venezuela

Goya Foods Delivers Aid to Venezuela

Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in The United States, delivers 220,000-pounds of food to the people of Venezuela, who continue to suffer from severe food shortages. It is… Read more »

City Treasurer Revolutionizes Office

City Treasurer Revolutionizes Office

In her first year, Chicago City Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin’s office revolutionized the way cities invest in, and contract with, financial institutions. Her office became the first in the nation to… Read more »

Casa Central Appoints New Members to Its Emerging Leaders Auxiliary Board

Casa Central Appoints New Members to Its Emerging Leaders Auxiliary Board

Casa Central appointed 12 new members to its Emerging Leaders Auxiliary Board (ELAB) on January 1, 2021. ELAB is comprised of 26 distinguished young professionals from various industries across the… Read more »

New Coalition Aims to Protect App-Based Workers’ Independence and Flexibility

New Coalition Aims to Protect App-Based Workers’ Independence and Flexibility

On Wednesday, the Illinois Coalition for Independent Work launched to help elevate the voices and needs of Illinois’ app-based workers. The coalition aims to protect the independence and flexibility of… Read more »

Senator Fine: ‘education reforms ensure equal access to opportunities’

Senator Fine: ‘education reforms ensure equal access to opportunities’

To help all Illinois students succeed in higher education and the career world, State Senator Laura Fine (D-Glenview) is supporting legislation to improve equity in the Illinois school system. The… Read more »

Illinois Federation of Teachers Stands in Solidarity with National Day of Resistance to Demand Safe Schools

Illinois Federation of Teachers Stands in Solidarity with National Day of Resistance to Demand Safe Schools

On Tuesday, thousands of parents, students, and teachers’ unions across the nation will organize to demand the safe reopening of our nation’s schools. Illinois Federation of Teachers President Dan Montgomery issued the following statement… Read more »

Cicero teachers refuse to return to unsafe classrooms

Cicero teachers refuse to return to unsafe classrooms

The majority of teachers in School District 99 who were surveyed over the weekend have chosen to continue to teach remotely despite the district’s directive to return to classrooms on… Read more »

CDPH Modifies Emergency Travel Order

CDPH Modifies Emergency Travel Order

The Chicago Department of Public Health has updated the Emergency Travel Order to provide clearer guidance to those traveling to and from the city as it works to stem the… Read more »