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Cultural Programming at Harold Washington Library Center

Cultural Programming at Harold Washington Library Center

Chicago Public Library offers a variety of programs and events each month to engage patrons of all ages and explore relevant cultural topics. All events are free and seating is… Read more »

IDPH #VaxToSchool

IDPH #VaxToSchool

It is time to get kids ready for #VaxToSchool. As the upcoming school year quickly approaches and you start on your back-to-school plans, make sure your kids are up-to-date on… Read more »

Back-to-School Health Checklist

Back-to-School Health Checklist

By: Dr. Gary Grosel, chief medical director, UnitedHealthcare of Illinois Edited by Lawndale Bilingual News August marks back-to-school season, an ideal time for parents in Illinois to help improve their… Read more »

How to Get Your Child Socially and Emotionally Ready for the New School Year

How to Get Your Child Socially and Emotionally Ready for the New School Year

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of the summer, and the start of a new school year for most people. Many children experience anxiety at this time, being filled with… Read more »

Medicaid Overhaul Underway, Eliminating Application Backlog and Increase Transparency

Medicaid Overhaul Underway, Eliminating Application Backlog and Increase Transparency

Ushering in a new era of transparency and effectiveness to the state’s health care system, Governor JB Pritzker enacted a Medicaid overhaul to increase the timeliness of applications, redeterminations and… Read more »

Illinois Joins State Insurance Departments Opposing Trump Administration Attacks on Health Care for Transgender Americans

Illinois Joins State Insurance Departments Opposing Trump Administration Attacks on Health Care for Transgender Americans

Illinois Department of Insurance Director Robert Muriel joined 17 Commissioners representing tens of millions of American insurance consumers in a letter just sent to U.S. Secretary of Health and Human… Read more »

Shootings in America

Shootings in America

By: Ashmar Mandou This past weekend, dual massacres occurred in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. At least 31 people were killed, and dozens more were injured in these mass… Read more »

Gov. Pritzker Grants More Access to Federal Aid

Gov. Pritzker Grants More Access to Federal Aid

Governor JB Pritzker is making college more affordable for students with a new law to increase FAFSA completion in high schools, giving thousands more Illinois students access to federal aid…. Read more »

García Statement on the Domestic Terrorist Attack in El Paso

García Statement on the Domestic Terrorist Attack in El Paso

Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) issued the following statement in response to the domestic terrorist attack in El Paso over the weekend: “Our nation is in shock and we are… Read more »

Chicago Girls Compete in ComEd Icebox Derby

Chicago Girls Compete in ComEd Icebox Derby

Caption Ashmar Mandou Thirty young women ages 13 to 18 participated in the sixth-annual ComEd Icebox Derby, a program the energy company developed to encourage women to pursue science, technology,… Read more »