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Make Safety a Resolution You Can Keep and Sign Up for Smart911

Make Safety a Resolution You Can Keep and Sign Up for Smart911

The City of Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management & Communications (OEMC) is reintroducing the Smart911 to residents of Chicago to ensure that this important public safety tool is being utilized… Read more »

Frida: Immersive Dream

Frida: Immersive Dream

By: Ashmar Mandou From the producers who brought you the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit phenomenon, will soon showcase their next endeavor that delves into the life and work of cultural… Read more »

HYROX North American Open Championships Comes to Chicago

HYROX North American Open Championships Comes to Chicago

HYROX, the world’s fastest growing fitness race returns to Chicago for the North American Open – an open entry event that will attract the fastest athletes in the country. Pro… Read more »

Chicago Public Library Welcomes Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Chicago Public Library Welcomes Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Chicago Public Library (CPL) announced that CPL will be welcoming U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on February 2 at 6 p.m. for a virtual event to celebrate the release… Read more »

Mass Vaccination Sites Re-Opening

Mass Vaccination Sites Re-Opening

With support from the State of Illinois and Cook County, Cook County Health will be re-opening three mass COVID-19 vaccination sites. The sites are scheduled to open over the course… Read more »

Get Free At-Home Covid-19 Tests

Get Free At-Home Covid-19 Tests

Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order #44 free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. If you need a COVID-19 test… Read more »

Walgreens Expressions Challenge Launched

Walgreens Expressions Challenge Launched

The Expressions Challenge is back and excited to announce that it starts this week. For 12 years, Expressions has given high school students a chance to express themselves in Visual… Read more »

TheDream.US College Scholarship Applications Open for Chicago Area Immigrant Youth

TheDream.US College Scholarship Applications Open for Chicago Area Immigrant Youth

TheDream.US, the nation’s largest college access and success program for immigrant youth, offered a reminder that its Scholarship round for the 2022-2023 academic year is open for Chicago area immigrant… Read more »

PepsiCo Foundation Launches Community College Scholarship and Mentoring Program

PepsiCo Foundation Launches Community College Scholarship and Mentoring Program

This week, the PepsiCo Foundation announced the 2022 launch of its Community College Scholarship and Mentoring program in Chicago. The S.M.I.L.E. (Success Matters in Life & Education) program is opening for applications from local students…. Read more »

CPS Students Walkout Recap

CPS Students Walkout Recap

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Hundreds of Chicago Public School students walked out of class last Friday to protest the return of in-person lessons. The students felt their voices were not… Read more »