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City Announces The Hoxton Hotel is Bringing Over 300 Jobs to Chicago

City Announces The Hoxton Hotel is Bringing Over 300 Jobs to Chicago

On Tuesday in London, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and The Hoxton announced that the hotel will bring over 300 jobs to Chicago when it opens in April 2019. This contributes to… Read more »

RTA Set to Work with New Vendor

RTA Set to Work with New Vendor

The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) has entered into an agreement with a new vendor, Omicron Technologies, that will process RTA Reduced Fare and Ride Free applications and produce permits beginning… Read more »

Political Sidebar

Political Sidebar

Compiled by Ashmar Mandou Political Sidebar is a weekly round-up of commentary from elected officials around the Chicagoland area discussing topical issues affecting their communities. Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García Releases… Read more »

The Illusion of a National Emergency

The Illusion of a National Emergency

By: Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. President Trump has provoked a national emergency and constitutional crisis with the stroke of a pen.  Personal, political shortcomings and hallucinations have never constituted… Read more »

Defining Your Impact

Defining Your Impact

Fás trí comhar will host a live business workshop entitled Defining Your Impact on Wednesday, Feb. 27th at 9a.m., to 11a.m., at Dwellings Real Estate, 3208 Grove Ave., Berwyn, IL…. Read more »

State Board of Education Names Leaders to Increase Teacher Diversity

State Board of Education Names Leaders to Increase Teacher Diversity

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) announced 22 leaders from across the state selected to provide recommendations on increasing teacher diversity and promoting culturally responsive teaching. The Diverse and… Read more »

Hernandez Introduces Legislation Expanding Access to Adult English Classes

Hernandez Introduces Legislation Expanding Access to Adult English Classes

State Representative Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez, D-Cicero, introduced legislation this week that will require the Secretary of State’s office to inform people about free English as a second language classes that… Read more »

Mujeres de HACE Opens Spring Application

Mujeres de HACE Opens Spring Application

The Mujeres de HACE Leadership Academy is a dynamic and intensive Action Learning Experience that will transform high-potential Latino professionals into high-performing leaders, by developing the skills necessary to promote… Read more »

Additional Funding Goes for Early Childhood Education

Additional Funding Goes for Early Childhood Education

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Doctor CPS CEO Janice K. Jackson and DFSS Commissioner Lisa Morrison Butler released the following statement in response to Governor J.B. Pritzker’s intent to increase funding for… Read more »

Leadership Program Chicago 200 Accepting Applications

Leadership Program Chicago 200 Accepting Applications

Chicago 200, a three-day leadership experience for people ages 18 to 24 years old, is accepting applications through March 15th. The program gives young adults an opportunity to participate in… Read more »