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Madigan Demands Education Secretary Devos Grant Relief for Student Borrowers

Madigan Demands Education Secretary Devos Grant Relief for Student Borrowers

Attorney General Lisa Madigan, along with 20 other attorneys general, called on the U.S. Department of Education and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to immediately discharge the student loans of eligible… Read more »

The Illinois Legislative Caucus Foundation Presents La Presencia Latina:  Securing Our Economic Future

The Illinois Legislative Caucus Foundation Presents La Presencia Latina: Securing Our Economic Future

The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation (ILLCF) has been a voice for and a champion of Latino populations statewide since its establishment in 2002. With its understanding of the growing… Read more »

Latino Art Beat Holds Hispanic Heritage Month Competition

Latino Art Beat Holds Hispanic Heritage Month Competition

Latino Art Beat held its 2018 art and film youth awards ceremony in Miami this year during 2018 Hispanic Heritage Month. The local art competition winners of its themed art… Read more »

Erikson Institute Addresses Traumatic Violence Affecting More Than 100,000 Young Children in Chicago

Erikson Institute Addresses Traumatic Violence Affecting More Than 100,000 Young Children in Chicago

Leaders from Erikson Institute announced at the organization’s annual luncheon that a new, first-of-its-kind Center for Children and Families (CCF) will open in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood, a primarily Latinx community challenged… Read more »

AARP Foundation Experience Corps Looking for Volunteers

AARP Foundation Experience Corps Looking for Volunteers

By: Ashmar Mandou The AARP Foundation Experience Corps prides itself on guiding the next generation of readers and offers up the possibility to make a difference in a child’s future…. Read more »

‘Do’s and Don’ts’ of Social Media

‘Do’s and Don’ts’ of Social Media

Our current digital landscape provides a wealth of opportunities for networking that may not have existed pre-social media. With this increase in “connectedness,” however, comes an even bigger increase in… Read more »

Fifth Third Bank and National Community Reinvestment Coalition to Strengthen Businesses

Fifth Third Bank and National Community Reinvestment Coalition to Strengthen Businesses

On Monday morning, Fifth Third Bank and National Community Reinvestment Coalition held a press conference at the Crystal Gardens, Navy Pier, to unveil its planned expansion in Chicago. Fifth Third… Read more »

Simple Steps for Protecting Yourself in the Sharing Economy

Simple Steps for Protecting Yourself in the Sharing Economy

Courtesy COUNTRY Financial Have you ordered a ride through an app like Uber or Lyft, or rented someone’s home through a service like Airbnb? The sharing economy is providing many… Read more »

Bloomberg Names Chicago as Winning City Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge

Bloomberg Names Chicago as Winning City Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Bloomberg Philanthropies named Chicago as a winning city in the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge. The Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge is a $70-million-dollar program that… Read more »

Ameya Pawar Launches Candidacy for City Treasurer

Ameya Pawar Launches Candidacy for City Treasurer

Ameya Pawar announced his candidacy for the office of Chicago city treasurer on Monday, pledging to be a champion for financial justice and racial equity. Pawar, who has been alderman… Read more »