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The YMCA of Metro Chicago to Provide Emergency Shelter for Homeless Individuals

The YMCA of Metro Chicago to Provide Emergency Shelter for Homeless Individuals

The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago announced that it is converting some of its local Ys into emergency shelters to house hundreds of displaced and homeless individuals currently in shelters where… Read more »

Faith Leaders Pray for Release of Incarcerated During COVID-19 Pandemic

Faith Leaders Pray for Release of Incarcerated During COVID-19 Pandemic

On Monday morning, faith leaders gathered outside Cook County Jail to pray for the health and release of the 5,500 people incarcerated inside the jail. This prayer vigil comes on… Read more »

At Home with the National Museum of Mexican Art

At Home with the National Museum of Mexican Art

Courtesy of National Museum of Mexican Art At the National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA), from paintings to prints, arte popular to sculpture, Mexican art is the core of what… Read more »

City Warns Against Consumer Fraud Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

City Warns Against Consumer Fraud Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

By: Ashmar Mandou The Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) Commissioner Rosa Escareno on Wednesday announced guidance for Chicago’s residents to be aware of and avoid consumer… Read more »

What Latinos Should Know About 2020 Census

What Latinos Should Know About 2020 Census

By: Ashmar Mandou Are Census Counts Accurate When It Comes to Latinos? The Census often undercounts certain hard-to-reach populations. These include rural communities, communities of color, immigrants, young children and… Read more »

Lo que los Latinos Deben Saber Sobre el Censo 2020

Lo que los Latinos Deben Saber Sobre el Censo 2020

Por Ashmar Mandou ¿Son exactos los recuentos del censo cuando se trata de latinos? El censo a menudo no cuenta ciertas poblaciones de difícil acceso. Estos incluyen comunidades rurales, comunidades… Read more »

The YMCA of Metro Chicago Announces Temporary Closure

The YMCA of Metro Chicago Announces Temporary Closure

The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago has made the difficult but necessary decision to temporarily close all of its facilities to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The short-term… Read more »

City Launches Daily ‘The Doc Is In: Ask Dr. Arwady Live Q&A’

City Launches Daily ‘The Doc Is In: Ask Dr. Arwady Live Q&A’

As part of its ongoing efforts to provide residents with frequent and ongoing updates on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the City of Chicago’s Department of Public Health (CDPH) is announcing… Read more »

Practice Social Distancing but Also Commit Social and Economic Support to the Most Vulnerable

Practice Social Distancing but Also Commit Social and Economic Support to the Most Vulnerable

By: Raul I. Raymundo, Chief Executive Officer of The Resurrection Project We are living in turbulent times. Too much uncertainty and an overload of coronavirus information are causing confusion, panic and… Read more »

International Latino Film Festival Postpones

International Latino Film Festival Postpones

With the declaration of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak as a pandemic by the World Health Organization and Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker’s and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s directive that events of… Read more »