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Humanity United, NoVo Foundation Announce Support for Grassroots Organizations

Humanity United, NoVo Foundation Announce Support for Grassroots Organizations

The Partnership for Freedom announced recipients of new grants to address labor and sexual exploitation at the local level by bolstering survivor leadership and strengthening grassroots organizing in Atlanta, Chicago,… Read more »

Support for Bold Progressive Agenda Carried Candidates to Victory on Election Night

Support for Bold Progressive Agenda Carried Candidates to Victory on Election Night

Courtesy of Forward Illinois A historic coalition of progressive organizations formed earlier this fall, including Sierra Club Illinois, SEIU, Planned Parenthood Illinois, Equality Illinois, Illinois Coalition Against Handgun Violence, Local… Read more »

New Day for Illinois

New Day for Illinois

By: Ashmar Mandou Chicago and Cook County voters weighed in on several ballot questions in addition to voting for governor, Illinois attorney general and other key races in the state… Read more »

Historic Wins for Cook County Democrats and Our Working Families

Historic Wins for Cook County Democrats and Our Working Families

Courtesy of Cook County Democratic Party Chair Toni Preckwinkle When I became Chair of the Cook County Democratic Party, I committed to moving our Party in a progressive direction that… Read more »

ComEd: Power Grid Ready to Serve Customers this Winter

ComEd: Power Grid Ready to Serve Customers this Winter

As temperatures have dipped, ComEd has been hard at work to ensure the power grid is ready to meet the energy needs of customers in northern Illinois and Chicago all… Read more »

President Barack Obama Headlines Chicago Rally

President Barack Obama Headlines Chicago Rally

Recap by Ashmar Mandou Photo Credit: Danny Cantu and Tony Diaz Former President Barack Obama electrified thousands of eager voters on Sunday, Nov. 4th at the UIC Pavilion during a… Read more »

Students March to Midterms

Students March to Midterms

Caption by Ashmar Mandou In the days leading up to the Midterms, a group of students held a “March to the Midterms” rally at Federal Plaza to motivate citizens to… Read more »

Disney Theatrical Productions Holds Open Call Auditions for Aladdin, Frozen, and The Lion King

Disney Theatrical Productions Holds Open Call Auditions for Aladdin, Frozen, and The Lion King

Disney Theatrical Productions will hold open auditions for its current and future productions of the award-winning musicals Aladdin, Frozen and The Lion King in Chicago November 9-11, 2018 at Hubbard… Read more »

Buckle Up

Buckle Up

The Berwyn Police Department will be issuing additional citations in the overnight hours.  This campaign will feature high visibility enforcement combined with a variety of outreach activities including additional law… Read more »

Renowned Artist Brings Gun-Riddled Car Art Installation to Chicago to Spotlight Issue of Gun Violence

Renowned Artist Brings Gun-Riddled Car Art Installation to Chicago to Spotlight Issue of Gun Violence

Renowned artist Viktor Mitic is bringing a rolling art installation titled Shot Up Car to Chicago on November 15th to November 17th, 2018. The art piece is a gun-riddled vehicle… Read more »