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City of Chicago Forms Committee for Passengers with Disabilities at Chicago’s Airport

City of Chicago Forms Committee for Passengers with Disabilities at Chicago’s Airport

People with Disabilities (MOPD) have convened a new advisory group aimed at optimizing accessibility features at both O’Hare and Midway International Airports. The Airport Advisory Committee brings together 10 members… Read more »

ComEd Promotes Martín Montes to Vice President of Large Customer Services

ComEd Promotes Martín Montes to Vice President of Large Customer Services

Martín Montes has been named vice president of large customer services at ComEd effective this week. Montes will develop short and long-term strategies for the large customer services organization focusing… Read more »

Cook County Assessor Releases Senior Exemption Applications

Cook County Assessor Releases Senior Exemption Applications

Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi announced that his office has mailed Senior and Senior Freeze Exemption renewal applications for tax year 2018. Over 300,000 applications were mailed to seniors who… Read more »

USHLI Announces Speakers for 2019 Conference

USHLI Announces Speakers for 2019 Conference

The United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) has become the premier Hispanic leadership conference in the nation, attracting a complete cross-section of the leadership community and involving all groups. Once… Read more »

Students Showcase Artwork at All-City Senior Portfolio Exhibition

Students Showcase Artwork at All-City Senior Portfolio Exhibition

On Tuesday, Jan. 8th, more than 200 high school seniors from more than 40 CPS schools showcased their artwork during the opening reception of the annual CPS All-City High School… Read more »

City Colleges Announces New Star Scholarship Transfer Partners

City Colleges Announces New Star Scholarship Transfer Partners

Mayor Emanuel and City Colleges of Chicago announced that Chicago State University, Florida Memorial University and Stillman College have joined on to become Star Scholarship transfer partners. There are now… Read more »

Mayoral Candidate Daley Proposes New System for CPS, City Colleges

Mayoral Candidate Daley Proposes New System for CPS, City Colleges

Mayoral candidate Bill Daley is proposing to offer free community college to all Chicago Public School graduates by merging the nation’s third-largest school system with the Chicago City Colleges. Daley’s… Read more »

CPS Expands Capstone Program

CPS Expands Capstone Program

Chicago Public Schools announced an expansion of the Advanced Placement (AP) Capstone program — an intensive diploma program that challenges students to excel in a variety of college-level courses —… Read more »

NHC Chicago AmeriCorps Program Seeks Applicants

NHC Chicago AmeriCorps Program Seeks Applicants

Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago (PHIMC) seeks applications from organizations interested in hosting a National Health Corps (NHC) Chicago AmeriCorps member during the 2019-2020 service term. NHC Chicago, an… Read more »

Key Health Exams Millennials Should Have in 2019

Key Health Exams Millennials Should Have in 2019

With more and more millennials skipping out on annual health exams in favor of a quick as needed, visit to an urgent care facility, doctors fear the largest generation in… Read more »