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Martinez Receives Appointed to Census Advisory Panel to Ensure Full Count

Martinez Receives Appointed to Census Advisory Panel to Ensure Full Count

Assistant Majority Leader Iris Y. Martinez (D-Chicago) announced that she has been appointed to the bipartisan, bicameral Census Advisory Panel, which will work to reach people in hard-to-count areas during… Read more »

LAF Changes Name to Legal Aid Chicago

LAF Changes Name to Legal Aid Chicago

LAF, the largest provider of free, high-quality civil legal services for people living in poverty in Cook County, today announced it has changed its name to Legal Aid Chicago.  The… Read more »

Attorney General Raoul Highlights Resources for Immigrants in Illinois

Attorney General Raoul Highlights Resources for Immigrants in Illinois

Attorney General Kwame Raoul highlighted resources available to help immigrants, consulate offices and non-profit organizations to educate immigrants on their legal rights. In light of reports that U.S. Immigration and… Read more »

Chicago Public Library Launches Summer Learning Challenge

Chicago Public Library Launches Summer Learning Challenge

Chicago Public Library (CPL) joined community leaders at the McKinley Park Branch Library for the launch of CPL’s “Summer Learning Challenge” and “Teen Summer Challenge,” and to celebrate the tenth… Read more »

Pilsen Café to Donate to Sones de Mexico’s Youth Scholarship Fund

Pilsen Café to Donate to Sones de Mexico’s Youth Scholarship Fund

Two Chicago organizations with quarter-century roots in Chicago’s historic Pilsen neighborhood, Sones de México Ensemble and Café Jumping Bean, will join together on June 29 and 30 to help build… Read more »

Morton College NSLS Members Receive National Student Scholarship Awards

Morton College NSLS Members Receive National Student Scholarship Awards

Two Morton College students were among 88 nationally to receive scholarships from the National Society of Leadership and Success, the nation’s largest leadership organization with more than one million members… Read more »

MHOA Hosts 2019 HACER Scholarship Recipients Dinner

MHOA Hosts 2019 HACER Scholarship Recipients Dinner

HACER Scholarships Recipients Dinner recognized five new deserving Hispanic students with an HACER scholarship awarded by the MHOA. One of the pillars of the MHOA, is education and that is why… Read more »

State Board Releases Report on Kindergarten Readiness

State Board Releases Report on Kindergarten Readiness

The Illinois State Board of Education released the statewide results of the 2018-19 Kindergarten Individual Development Survey (KIDS). The state- and district-level data provide Illinois teachers, administrators, families, and policymakers… Read more »

More Than Sixty Percent of City Colleges Students Surveyed Are Food or Housing Insecure, According to A New Report

More Than Sixty Percent of City Colleges Students Surveyed Are Food or Housing Insecure, According to A New Report

According to a report released by the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice at Temple University’s College of Education, 64 percent of the City Colleges of Chicago students surveyed… Read more »

YMCA of Metro Chicago Teaming Up with Google to Bring Bilingual Online Safety

YMCA of Metro Chicago Teaming Up with Google to Bring Bilingual Online Safety

The YMCA of Chicago is teaming up with Google to host workshops for parents to help teach families about online safety and digital citizenship with its Be Internet Awesome program… Read more »