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The RTA Celebrates National Community Planning Month

The RTA Celebrates National Community Planning Month

This October, the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) joins in the celebration of National Community Planning Month. Established in 2006, National Community Planning Month is a way to highlight the role… Read more »

City Announces Investments in Mental Health

City Announces Investments in Mental Health

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) Commissioner Dr. Julie Morita announced a $1.4 million investment in the 2019 budget to strengthen bridges between residents and critical mental health services… Read more »

New Investments Underway in Homeless Services

New Investments Underway in Homeless Services

The Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) Commissioner Lisa Morrison Butler announced a $1.1 million investment in the 2019 budget to support homeless residents in Chicago. Funding will… Read more »

Google Opens First Chicago-Based Hardware Pop-Up Shop

Google Opens First Chicago-Based Hardware Pop-Up Shop

Beginning this week, Chicagoans can experience and buy Google’s newest hardware products in the company’s first-ever Chicago-based hardware pop-up shop. Located at 1704 N. Damen Ave, the Google Chicago Hardware… Read more »

Chicago-Bogota and Chicago-Guatemala: New Avianca Airlines Routes

Chicago-Bogota and Chicago-Guatemala: New Avianca Airlines Routes

In order to offer Chicago travelers more and improved connectivity options, while taking advantage of Avianca´s Airlines global route network, the airline will launch two new direct flights between Chicago… Read more »

State Board Approves Recommendations to Expand, Diversify Qualified Teacher Workforce

State Board Approves Recommendations to Expand, Diversify Qualified Teacher Workforce

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) last Wednesday approved specific recommendations to expand and diversify the state’s highly qualified teacher workforce. The recommendations remove barriers and create new avenues… Read more »

Chicago Scholars Hosts Onsite Admissions Forum for First-Generation College Students

Chicago Scholars Hosts Onsite Admissions Forum for First-Generation College Students

On Tuesday, Oct.23rd, Chicago Scholars hosted the 12th annual Onsite Admissions Forum at McCormick Place. The Admissions Forum brought 185 colleges and universities, including five Ivy League schools, from around… Read more »

Annual Clinton Global Initiative University Students Announce New Commitments

Annual Clinton Global Initiative University Students Announce New Commitments

Last weekend, more than 1,000 college and university students from across the country and around the world came together at the University of Chicago for the 11th annual Clinton Global… Read more »

Chicago Public Library Celebrates Rahm’s Readers

Chicago Public Library Celebrates Rahm’s Readers

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Library (CPL) Commissioner Brian Bannon announced that the 2018 Rahm’s Readers Summer Learning Challenge engaged more than 110,000 participants, an increase of five percent… Read more »

AT&T’s HACEMOS Group Helps Drive Latino Diversity in STEM Fields

AT&T’s HACEMOS Group Helps Drive Latino Diversity in STEM Fields

School used to be all about the 3 Rs: reading, ‘riting, and ‘rithmatic. But the future is all about STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. That’s why HACEMOS, AT&T’s… Read more »