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Oficial de Policía de Cicero Regresa a Casa

Oficial de Policía de Cicero Regresa a Casa

Foto de Ashmar Mandou El Oficial de Policía de Cicero, Luis Duarte, a quien le dispararon varias veces durante una parada de tráfico, fue dado de alta del hospital el… Read more »

Regresa el Festival de Faroles Chinos

Regresa el Festival de Faroles Chinos

China Lights: Panda-Manía es una celebración de la cultura asiática con faroees esculturales tamaño gigante en nueve acres de los renombrados Jardines Botánicos Boerner, entretenimiento folclórico-cultura chino y demostraciones culturales…. Read more »

Grab Your Passport

Grab Your Passport

The world will come together from through September 23rd at 17 venues across the city for the 20th Annual World Music Festival Chicago. Celebrating diverse music from across the globe,… Read more »

Mexican Pride: Honoring Family and Roots

Mexican Pride: Honoring Family and Roots

By: Ashmar Mandou What is Mexican pride? It is a question that evokes profound emotions. A question that inspires multiple responses and one that highlights the diversity and complexity of… Read more »

Celebrating Latino Achievements

Celebrating Latino Achievements

By: Ashmar Mandou Each year we place a spotlight on the contributions Latinos are making within their community and this year is no different as we assembled a stellar group… Read more »

Immigrant Community Publicly Denounce Heartland Alliance and the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago

Immigrant Community Publicly Denounce Heartland Alliance and the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago

Community members are starting a campaign to demand the complete closure of detention centers (so-called “shelters) for immigrant children run by Heartland Alliance and Archdiocese of Chicago (Maryville) and the… Read more »

Cook County Publishes Policy Roadmap Executive Summary

Cook County Publishes Policy Roadmap Executive Summary

Under the leadership of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, the Offices Under the President (OUP) has published the executive summary of the Cook County Policy Roadmap, OUP’s strategic plan,… Read more »

‘Be Bold, Be Confident, Honor Your Roots’

‘Be Bold, Be Confident, Honor Your Roots’

By: Ashmar Mandou Señorita Miss Cicero Kate Gonzalez was always encouraged to dream big. “My parents always taught me to dream big, to step outside of my comfort zone in… Read more »

Chicago Housing Authority Residents to Receive Payments for Utility Expenses

Chicago Housing Authority Residents to Receive Payments for Utility Expenses

Current and former Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) residents will receive payments of up to $6.675 million as part of a settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed by six current and… Read more »

Around Town: El Grito Edition

Around Town: El Grito Edition

Compiled by Ashmar Mandou Friday, September 14th Chéjere (Mexico) National Museum of Mexican Art 1852 W. 19th St. 3 p.m.: Workshop 7 p.m.: Performance All Ages Free Saturday, September 15th… Read more »