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Latina Expo to Debut in Chicago

Latina Expo to Debut in Chicago

Día de la Mujer Latina (DLM) —a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to eliminating health disparities within the Latino community in 39 states, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic— and the… Read more »

City Extends One Summer Chicago Application Period

City Extends One Summer Chicago Application Period

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) today announced that the One Summer Chicago application period has been extended to May 28, 2018. The program will offer… Read more »

Free Street Theater Invites Audiences to Put the REST in Restoration

Free Street Theater Invites Audiences to Put the REST in Restoration

Outdoor tent revivals meet lost Dream Space meet Chicago protest energy in REST, a new immersive performance created by the Free Street Youth Ensemble in collaboration with acclaimed performance artist… Read more »

UChicago Consortium: Emanuel’s school closings in 2013 led to poor academic performance, further destabilized minority neighborhoods

UChicago Consortium: Emanuel’s school closings in 2013 led to poor academic performance, further destabilized minority neighborhoods

Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Jesse Sharkey issued the following statement in response to a University of Chicago Consortium on School Research report released on Monday that showed Chicago public… Read more »

La Ciudad Extiende el Período de Solicitud de One Summer Chicago

La Ciudad Extiende el Período de Solicitud de One Summer Chicago

El Alcalde Rahm Emanuel y el Departamento de Servicios de Apoyo y Familiares (DFSS) anunció hoy que el período de solicitud de One Summer Chicago ha sido extendido al 28… Read more »

CPS Middle School Students, Spark Mentors Celebrate Career Possibilities at Daley Plaza

CPS Middle School Students, Spark Mentors Celebrate Career Possibilities at Daley Plaza

Spark will host its third annual Share Your Spark event on June 1, 2018 from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Daley Plaza. The event, formerly called Discovery Day, celebrates… Read more »

CPS Announces Investment in State-of-the-Art High School Science Labs

CPS Announces Investment in State-of-the-Art High School Science Labs

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Dr. Janice K. Jackson announced a $75 million investment in high schools throughout the City of Chicago to add, upgrade or renovate… Read more »

Chicago Public Schools Celebrates Fresh Attitude Week

Chicago Public Schools Celebrates Fresh Attitude Week

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Chicago Public Schools (CPS), a member of the Urban School Food Alliance, celebrated Fresh Attitude Week from May 7th through 11th. During the week, CPS hosted… Read more »

King College Prep Team Wins First Place in ComEd Ideathon

King College Prep Team Wins First Place in ComEd Ideathon

A Bronzeville high school team competing in ComEd’s first ever Ideathon won first place for developing a micro-processor based solution designed to help prevent accidents when emergency vehicles travel through… Read more »

Applications are Open for Future STEM Stars

Applications are Open for Future STEM Stars

Who wants to build a race car? ComEd is seeking 30 young women who have a passion for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to join them for the 2018… Read more »