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Reducing Holiday Stress When Living with Alzheimer’s

Reducing Holiday Stress When Living with Alzheimer’s

Holiday celebrations are often joyous occasions, but they can also be challenging and stressful for the 590,000 caregivers providing care for the 220,000 people living with Alzheimer’s in Illinois. Families and… Read more »

Upon Immigration to U.S., Latinos Found to Drink Less

Upon Immigration to U.S., Latinos Found to Drink Less

Latino immigrant men have been found to consume less alcohol upon moving to the United States, compared to their pre-immigration drinking patterns, according to a study by researchers at the… Read more »

UNO Names New Executive Director

UNO Names New Executive Director

The United Neighborhood Organization (UNO) has announced that new Executive Director Jose Torres is to succeed former Interim Director Solskin Gomez-Krogh, who held the post for three years.  “We do… Read more »

Win Great Prizes at Triton College Fall Open House

Win Great Prizes at Triton College Fall Open House

Future students and community members are invited to visit Triton College’s beautiful campus and learn about all of the things Triton College has to offer during our fall open house…. Read more »

Instituto del Progresso Latino Receives Major Federal Grant to Help Chicago’s Refugees

Instituto del Progresso Latino Receives Major Federal Grant to Help Chicago’s Refugees

On Tuesday, Instituto del Progreso Latino (Instituto) announced that they have received a three-year grant awarding $250,000 a year through competitive funding through the U.S. Department of Health and Human… Read more »

HACE and Microsoft Partner for Inaugural New York El Futuro STEM Career Conference

HACE and Microsoft Partner for Inaugural New York El Futuro STEM Career Conference

One hundred-fifty students from the Liberty Partnership Program and The Renaissance Charter High School for Innovation in New York have been invited to Microsoft’s Manhattan office to learn and explore STEM-related… Read more »

City Colleges Announces Fund to Support Ongoing Modernization of Career, Tech Education

City Colleges Announces Fund to Support Ongoing Modernization of Career, Tech Education

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi and City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Juan Salgado at Wright College announced that funding from the passage of Rep. Krishnamoorthi’s legislation, The Strengthening Career… Read more »

Third-Generation, Hispanic-Owned Chicago Food Company Earns Spot on Walmart Shelves

Third-Generation, Hispanic-Owned Chicago Food Company Earns Spot on Walmart Shelves

La Guadalupana, a third-generation, family-owned and Chicago-based food company, reached a deal with Walmart this summer to sell their iconic Masa Preparada (the fresh cornmeal used as base for tamales)… Read more »

New Preservation Strategy for Pilsen, Little Village

New Preservation Strategy for Pilsen, Little Village

By: Ashmar Mandou Elected officials are banning together in an effort to preserve the culture and character of the Mexican community that has irrevocably transformed the Pilsen and Little Village… Read more »

President Preckwinkle Unveils Comprehensive Cook County Policy Roadmap

President Preckwinkle Unveils Comprehensive Cook County Policy Roadmap

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Wednesday unveiled a comprehensive and ambitious Cook County Policy Roadmap: Five-year Strategic Plan for the Offices Under the President. Uncompromising and directly confronting… Read more »