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YMCA of Metro Chicago Announces Permanent Closures of Three Y Centers Amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

YMCA of Metro Chicago Announces Permanent Closures of Three Y Centers Amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago announced that it is permanently closing three of its 17 Y centers – the Leaning Tower YMCA in Niles, the Lattof YMCA in Des Plaines,… Read more »

Cicero Rallies Together to Protect Businesses

Cicero Rallies Together to Protect Businesses

By: Ashmar Mandou After days of protests over the heartrending killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers, Cicero experienced a slew of vandalism and broken store front windows by… Read more »

‘Silence is Violence’

‘Silence is Violence’

hundreds march in peaceful protest in Pilsen Caption by Ashmar Mandou As thousands protest the tragic killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police Officers all over the City, it has… Read more »

Illinois DCFS to Youth: You are Not Alone!

Illinois DCFS to Youth: You are Not Alone!

During the coronavirus pandemic when families are secluded at home, calls to report suspected child abuse and neglect have decreased significantly across the country, and by 57 percent in Illinois… Read more »

YMCA de Metro Chicago anuncia el cierre permanente de tres centros Y en medio de la pandemia de coronavirus (COVID-19)

YMCA de Metro Chicago anuncia el cierre permanente de tres centros Y en medio de la pandemia de coronavirus (COVID-19)

El YMCA del Metropolitan Chicago anunció que cerrará permanentemente tres de sus 17 centros Y: la YMCA de la Torre Inclinada en Niles, el YMCA de Lattof en Des Plaines… Read more »

Cicero se Une para Proteger a los Negocios

Cicero se Une para Proteger a los Negocios

Por: Ashmar Mandou Después de días de protestas por el desgarrador asesinato de George Floyd por parte de los agentes de policía de Minneapolis, Cicero experimentó una gran cantidad de… Read more »

Tracing Cases in Chicago

Tracing Cases in Chicago

By: Ashmar Mandou As the City of Chicago commits to reopening more businesses in the coming weeks, the Chicago Department of Public Health announced its plan to expand contact tracing… Read more »

City on Track to Begin Reopening in Early June

City on Track to Begin Reopening in Early June

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, in partnership with the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH), industry leaders, labor leaders, and public officials from around Chicago, released industry-specific guidelines for businesses, employees,… Read more »

DCASE Announces Millennium Park at Home

DCASE Announces Millennium Park at Home

Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announced new virtual events for everyone missing Millennium Park’s renowned cultural programming. The new online Millennium Park at Home series on YouTube (youtube.com/ChicagoDCASE) and Facebook (@MillenniumParkChicago) will… Read more »

Independence Library and Apartments wins Architectural Excellence at Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards

Independence Library and Apartments wins Architectural Excellence at Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards

The Independence Library and Apartments, developed through a partnership between Chicago Housing Authority and Chicago Public Library, has won the first place Richard R. Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural Excellence… Read more »