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IEMA, NWS Develop Severe Weather Sheltering Guidance to Address COVID-19 Concerns

IEMA, NWS Develop Severe Weather Sheltering Guidance to Address COVID-19 Concerns

As we head into the spring months, the risk of severe thunderstorms typically increases across the state of Illinois, including the risk for tornadoes. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic… Read more »

ICIRR Unveils Advocacy Platform for COVID Crisis and Beyond

ICIRR Unveils Advocacy Platform for COVID Crisis and Beyond

Courtesy of ICIRR The COVID-19 pandemic put the systemic failures of our health care, labor, economic and public safety infrastructure on full display.  Although these failures have harmed immigrants and… Read more »

City Advances Affordable Housing Projects Across the City

City Advances Affordable Housing Projects Across the City

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced that nearly $400 million in affordable housing construction projects have been selected to move forward through the City’s improved, more targeted and transparent federal tax… Read more »

Comcast Gives Xfinity Customers Free Previews with Focus on Education, Entertainment and Fitness

Comcast Gives Xfinity Customers Free Previews with Focus on Education, Entertainment and Fitness

Comcast announced that it has made the on demand catalogs from a series of premium networks and subscription video on demand (SVOD) services available for its Xfinity X1 and Flex… Read more »

Cook County Announces National Census Awareness Week

Cook County Announces National Census Awareness Week

The Cook County Complete Count Commission has designated the week of March 30 through April 3 Census Awareness Week.  The Cook County Complete Count Census Commission’s Program Administrator, The William… Read more »

McDonald’s Delivers

McDonald’s Delivers

Now through Monday, April 6th, McDelivery through both Uber Eats and DoorDash is offering $0 Delivery Fee for any orders with a $15 minimum basket size.  In these uncertain times,… Read more »

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 »