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Hundreds of Chicago Cooks, Cashiers from 50 Fast-Food Restaurants To Strike Wednesday Over Unsafe Conditions During COVID-19 Pandemic

Hundreds of Chicago Cooks, Cashiers from 50 Fast-Food Restaurants To Strike Wednesday Over Unsafe Conditions During COVID-19 Pandemic

Angered by McDonald’s response after a Chicago worker tested positive for COVID-19 and inspired by a statewide fast-food strike in California, hundreds of cooks and cashiers from more than 50… Read more »

Governor Pritzker Announces Expansion of Testing and Alternate Housing in Communities of Color

Governor Pritzker Announces Expansion of Testing and Alternate Housing in Communities of Color

Building on robust efforts to address the health and safety of residents during the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor JB Pritzker announced the expansion of testing, new alternate housing options, and the… Read more »

ICC: Help Flatten the Curve, Call 811 before Digging

ICC: Help Flatten the Curve, Call 811 before Digging

April is National Safe Digging Month. With so many Illinoisans home due to the COVID-19 public health emergency and the weather getting warmer, the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) is urging… Read more »

Field Museum 3D-prints Face Shields for Healthcare Workers and Meals on Wheels

Field Museum 3D-prints Face Shields for Healthcare Workers and Meals on Wheels

The Field Museum is 3D-printing face shields for healthcare workers and Meals on Wheels volunteers. The Field normally uses 3D printers to make scientific models used for research, educational toys,… Read more »

Joanna Sweder Celebrates 25th Anniversary at Community Savings Bank

Joanna Sweder Celebrates 25th Anniversary at Community Savings Bank

Joanna Sweder celebrated her 25th anniversary as a Community Savings Bank employee in March. She is one of many long-serving employees of the bank. Sweder grew up in Poland and… Read more »

City Teams Up with Sports Teams for ‘We Are Not Playing’ Campaign

City Teams Up with Sports Teams for ‘We Are Not Playing’ Campaign

The City announced an innovative campaign, “We Are Not Playing,” in partnership with Chicago’s professional sports teams to combat the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Each of Chicago’s hometown… Read more »

Town of Cicero Looking for Volunteers

Town of Cicero Looking for Volunteers

As you know, First Responders, Emergency and Medical Response employees are working overtime to respond to the needs and emergencies of residents during this pandemic crisis. Town President Larry Dominick… Read more »

La Casa Norte Continues to Serve Chicago’s Most Vulnerable Populations

La Casa Norte Continues to Serve Chicago’s Most Vulnerable Populations

At the request of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, La Casa Norte has created an additional 50 overnight beds for youth confronting homelessness. Their overnight beds and… Read more »

Cicero Buscando Voluntarios

Cicero Buscando Voluntarios

Como usted sabe, los empleados de First Responders, Emergency and Medical Response están trabajando horas extras para responder a las necesidades y emergencias de los residentes durante esta crisis pandémica…. Read more »

La Casa Norte continúa sirviendo a las poblaciones más vulnerables de Chicago

La Casa Norte continúa sirviendo a las poblaciones más vulnerables de Chicago

A pedido del Departamento de Servicios para Niños y Familias de Illinois, La Casa Norte ha creado 50 camas adicionales durante la noche para los jóvenes que se enfrentan sin… Read more »