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IDOC Resumes In-Person Visitation

IDOC Resumes In-Person Visitation

The Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) is resuming in-person visitation at its correctional facilities, affording incarcerated people the opportunity to see their loved ones for the first time in more… Read more »

Hyde Park Art Center Presents Solo Exhibition: The Metamorphosis of Gabriel Villa

Hyde Park Art Center Presents Solo Exhibition: The Metamorphosis of Gabriel Villa

Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non-profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s vibrant South Side, presents The Metamorphosis of Gabriel Villa and a related virtual artist talk. Through… Read more »

City Honors COVID-19 Victims

City Honors COVID-19 Victims

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Photo Credit: Tony Diaz Honorable Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas, and Clerk Iris Martinez, among others held… Read more »

Ensemble Español Embraces New Era, New Works in ‘Zafiro Flamenco’

Ensemble Español Embraces New Era, New Works in ‘Zafiro Flamenco’

Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theatre presents three performances as part of the “Zafiro Flamenco” 45th Anniversary Festival at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie. Performances are… Read more »

DOC Reanuda la Visita en Persona

DOC Reanuda la Visita en Persona

El Departamento de Correcciones de Illinois (IDOC) está reanudando las visitas en persona en sus instalaciones correccionales, lo que brinda a las personas encarceladas la oportunidad de ver a sus… Read more »

Teacher Shortage Crisis in Illinois

Teacher Shortage Crisis in Illinois

By: Ashmar Mandou In an effort to address the crisis on early childhood education, State Senator Cristina Pacione-Zayas called on the General Assembly to act on recommendations in the report… Read more »

Money Smart Week Begins

Money Smart Week Begins

In response to the devastating impact of the pandemic on people’s lives and businesses, City Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin and the Chicago Treasurer’s Office is presenting six programs to connect working… Read more »

Latino Art Beat Announces Art, Film Competition

Latino Art Beat Announces Art, Film Competition

Latino Art Beat announces its scholarship award winning 2021 art and film competition, available to enrolled juniors and seniors attending high schools (virtual or in-person classes) throughout the State of… Read more »

Cruise Down the Chicago River

Cruise Down the Chicago River

With spring in full bloom and summer approaching, Chicago’s First Lady Cruises and the Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) have released their official 2021 season schedule for the Chicago Architecture Foundation… Read more »

Crisis de Escasez de Maestros en Illinois

Crisis de Escasez de Maestros en Illinois

Por Ashmar Mandou En un esfuerzo por atender la crisis de la educación infantil temprana, la Senadora Estatal Cristina Pacione-Zayas acudió a la Asamblea General para actuar sobre recomendaciones en… Read more »