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Elected Officials, Immigrant Leaders Rally on Citizenship Day, Demand Immigrant-Friendly Policies

Elected Officials, Immigrant Leaders Rally on Citizenship Day, Demand Immigrant-Friendly Policies

As the stakes for immigrant families increase amid this fall’s elections, US Senator Richard Durbin, US Rep. Mike Quigley, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, State Representative Lisa Hernandez, Chicago… Read more »

City Announces Grant to Address Trauma in Neighborhoods

City Announces Grant to Address Trauma in Neighborhoods

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) Commissioner Julie Morita, M.D., announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services… Read more »

Economist Carolina Trivelli Awarded 2016 Gus Hart Visiting Fellowship

Economist Carolina Trivelli Awarded 2016 Gus Hart Visiting Fellowship

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs announced that economist Carolina Trivelli, Peru’s first Minister of Social Development and Inclusion, has been awarded the Council’s 2016 Gus Hart Visiting Fellowship. Trivelli… Read more »

Cook County Health to Increase Access to Care for Uninsured Residents

Cook County Health to Increase Access to Care for Uninsured Residents

The Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS), with support from Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Commissioners Bridget Gainer, Jesús “Chuy” Garcia and Robert Steele and the county… Read more »

Aurora Receives Tax Credit Award to Develop Downtown Arts Center

Aurora Receives Tax Credit Award to Develop Downtown Arts Center

The City of Aurora’s reputation as a Midwest destination for the arts was solidified with the announcement of a tax credit award worth over $15 million from the Illinois Housing… Read more »

Guzzardi to Launch Tuition Free Illinois

Guzzardi to Launch Tuition Free Illinois

State Representative Will Guzzardi announced on Thursday the launch of Tuition Free Illinois, a new, coalition-driven initiative to make community colleges and public universities free for all in-state students in… Read more »

ISBE Announces Morton District 201 Teacher as Finalist for Illinois Teacher of the Year

ISBE Announces Morton District 201 Teacher as Finalist for Illinois Teacher of the Year

J. Sterling Morton High School District 201 is home to one of the ten finalists for the 2017 Illinois Teacher of the Year Award presented by the Illinois State Board… Read more »

CPS Students Set Record-High ACT Score

CPS Students Set Record-High ACT Score

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) announced that students achieved a record high average score of 18.4 on the 2015-2016 ACT exam, which represents the highest composite score… Read more »

UniverSoul Circus Plays Chicago

UniverSoul Circus Plays Chicago

A big top spectacle of global proportions, the 2016 production of UniverSoul Circus takes fans of all ages on an unforgettable journey of light, sound and soul. Get ready for… Read more »

Keep the Lights on for “The Exorcist”

Keep the Lights on for “The Exorcist”

FOX Series Premieres Friday, September 23 By Amelia Orozco Twitter: @Amelia_Orozco There is a space in our minds where the horror of The Exorcist has lived since we burned it… Read more »