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‘Public Charge’ Could Harm Illinois Families

‘Public Charge’ Could Harm Illinois Families

By: Ashmar Mandou In early September, the Department of Homeland Security proposed a new rule that would change who is considered a “public charge” that could potentially restructure the legal… Read more »

City Colleges of Chicago Announces Men of Color in Education Initiative

City Colleges of Chicago Announces Men of Color in Education Initiative

By: Ashmar Mandou Recently, City Colleges of Chicago announced a new initiative called Men of Color in Education (MCE) designed to support men of color pursuing careers in the education… Read more »

Mentoring is a Must

Mentoring is a Must

We have all heard the saying, “It is who you know, not what you know!” Rona Borre, CEO and Founder of Instant Alliance, a Chicago-based staffing agency, also known as… Read more »

City’s Legal Protection Fund Serves Record in Immigrant Community

City’s Legal Protection Fund Serves Record in Immigrant Community

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined community volunteers and city leaders to announce that Chicago’s Legal Protection Fund has served a record 50,000 immigrants through community based outreach, education, legal consultations and courtroom representation –… Read more »

El Término ‘Carga Pública’ Podría Dañar a las Familias de Illinois

El Término ‘Carga Pública’ Podría Dañar a las Familias de Illinois

Por Ashmar Mandou A principios de septiembre, el Departamento de Homeland Security propuso una nueva regla que cambiaría a quien es considerado una “carga pública” y que podría re-estructurar potencialmente… Read more »

Los Colegios de la Ciudad de Chicago Anuncian Hombres de Color en Initiativa de Educación

Los Colegios de la Ciudad de Chicago Anuncian Hombres de Color en Initiativa de Educación

Por: Ashmar Mandou Recientemente, los Colegios de la Ciudad de Chicago anunciaron una nueva iniciativa llamada Hombres de Color en Educación (MCE) diseñada a apoyar a hombres de color que… Read more »

La Tutoría es una Necesidad

La Tutoría es una Necesidad

Tomos hemos oído el dicho, “Es quien conoces, no lo que sabes” Rona Borre, CEO y Fundadora de Instant Alliance, agencia de personal con sede en Chicago, conocida también como… Read more »

Fondo de Protección Legal de la Ciudad Atiende un Número Récord en la Comunidad de Inmigrantes

Fondo de Protección Legal de la Ciudad Atiende un Número Récord en la Comunidad de Inmigrantes

El Alcalde Rahm Emanuel se unió a voluntarios de la comunidad y líderes de la ciudad para anunciar que el Fondo de Protección Legal de Chicago ha atendido un número… Read more »

Art, Youth, and Friendship

Art, Youth, and Friendship

By: Ashmar Mandou Latino Art Beat held their second annual Youth Arts Initiative in Havana, Cuba earlier this month, once again transforming the lives of talented young artists across the… Read more »

Gov.-Elect Pritzker Announces Educational Success Committee

Gov.-Elect Pritzker Announces Educational Success Committee

On Tuesday, Governor-elect JB Pritzker announced the formation and members of the transition’s Educational Success Committee at Genevieve Melody STEM Elementary School in the West Garfield Park neighborhood of Chicago. The committee is the seventh… Read more »

Latino Leaders Establish Latino Leadership Council

Latino Leaders Establish Latino Leadership Council

Latino elected, business and community leaders came together at the Union League Club to announce the formation of the Latino Leadership Council (LLC), Fuerza. Stronger, Together. The LLC is a… Read more »

Holiday Flower Show to Showcase at Garfield, Lincoln Park Conservatories

Holiday Flower Show to Showcase at Garfield, Lincoln Park Conservatories

Fun for all ages, Garfield Park conservatory and Lincoln Park Conservatory will host the Holiday Flower Show through January 6th.  The Garfield Park Conservatory’s Holiday Flower “Tickled Pink” is a… Read more »

Arte, Juventud y Amistad

Arte, Juventud y Amistad

Por: Ashmar Mandou Latino Art Beat tuvo su segunda iniciativa Arte Juvenil en La Habana, Cuba, a principios de este mes, transformando una vez más la vida de talentosos jóvenes… Read more »

El Gobernador Electo Pritzker Anuncia Comité de Exito Educativo

El Gobernador Electo Pritzker Anuncia Comité de Exito Educativo

El martes, el Gobernador electo JB Pritzker, anunció la formación y los miembros del Comité de Exito Educativo de transición, en Genevieve Melody STEM Elementary School, en el barrio de… Read more »

Líderes Latinos Establecen el Concilio de Liderazgo Latino

Líderes Latinos Establecen el Concilio de Liderazgo Latino

Latinos elegidos y líderes del comercio y la comunidad se reunieron en Union League Club para anunciar la formación del Concilio de Liderazgo Latino (LLC), Fuerza, Stronger, Together. LLC es… Read more »

Show de Flores Navideñas  en los Conservatorios de Garfield y Lincoln Park

Show de Flores Navideñas en los Conservatorios de Garfield y Lincoln Park

Con diversión para todas las edades, el Conservatorio de Garfield Park y el Conservatorio de Lincoln Park presentarán su Show de Flores Navideñas de ahora al 6 de enero. El… Read more »

Mayor of San Juan Calls for Continued Federal Commitment to Rebuild Puerto Rico

Mayor of San Juan Calls for Continued Federal Commitment to Rebuild Puerto Rico

Courtesy of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Edited by Lawndale Bilingual Newspaper Puerto Rico is still struggling to recover physically and psychologically from the ravages of Hurricane Maria, more than a… Read more »

Back 2 School Illinois Launches Holiday Campaign to Provide Free School Supplies to Underserved Students

Back 2 School Illinois Launches Holiday Campaign to Provide Free School Supplies to Underserved Students

Back 2 School Illinois (B2SI), a Chicago-based nonprofit that provides tens of thousands of deserving kids from low-income families with free school supplies to help them succeed in the classroom… Read more »

Give Back this Holiday Season

Give Back this Holiday Season

By: Ashmar Mandou The Holidays are a time for giving and giving back to your community can be a rewarding feeling, especially in a time when consumption overshadows the act… Read more »

Around Town

Around Town

Compiled by: Ashmar Mandou Christkindlemarket Daley Plaza Through December 24th Free At Christkindlemarket guests can shop handcrafted items like nutcrackers, cuckoo clocks, beer steins, and glass ornaments. Guests can also… Read more »

La Alcaldesa de San Juan Pide un Compromiso Federal Contínuo para Reconstruir Puerto Rico

La Alcaldesa de San Juan Pide un Compromiso Federal Contínuo para Reconstruir Puerto Rico

Cortesía de Rainbow PUSH Coalition Editado por Lawndale Bilingual Newspaper Puerto Rico continúa luchando por recuperarse, física y psicológicamente, de los embates del Huracán María, más de un año después… Read more »

Campaña Navideña de Back 2 School Illinois Para Donar Artículos Escolares Gratuitos a Estudiantes Necesitados

Campaña Navideña de Back 2 School Illinois Para Donar Artículos Escolares Gratuitos a Estudiantes Necesitados

Back 2 School Illinois (B2SI), organización no lucrativa de Chicago que brinda útiles escolares gratuitos a miles de niños de familias de bajos ingresos, que los necesitan, para ayudarlos a… Read more »

Corresponde Esta Temporada Navideña

Corresponde Esta Temporada Navideña

Por: Ashmar Mandou Las Navidades son un momento adecuado para dar y retribuir a tu comunidad y puede ser una sensación placentera, especialmente en una época en que el consumo… Read more »

Por la Ciudad

Por la Ciudad

Recopilado por: Ashmar Mandou Christkindlemarket Plaza Daley De hoy al 24 de diciembre Gratis En el Christkindlemarket, los asistentes pueden comprar artesanías como cascanueces, reloj de cuco, jarras de cerveza… Read more »

Defending Immigrants from Deportation

Defending Immigrants from Deportation

Caption by Ashmar Mandou In response to President Trump’s expanded deportation policies, City Council of Chicago created the Legal Protection Fund, a project of the ONE CHICAGO campaign to protect… Read more »

Hurricane Maria Recovery One Year Later

Hurricane Maria Recovery One Year Later

By: Ashmar Mandou During a press briefing at The National Museum Puerto Rican Arts and Culture on Tuesday, American Red Cross of Chicago and Northern Illinois CEO Celena Roldán welcomed… Read more »

New Preservation Strategy for Pilsen, Little Village

New Preservation Strategy for Pilsen, Little Village

By: Ashmar Mandou Elected officials are banning together in an effort to preserve the culture and character of the Mexican community that has irrevocably transformed the Pilsen and Little Village… Read more »

President Preckwinkle Unveils Comprehensive Cook County Policy Roadmap

President Preckwinkle Unveils Comprehensive Cook County Policy Roadmap

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Wednesday unveiled a comprehensive and ambitious Cook County Policy Roadmap: Five-year Strategic Plan for the Offices Under the President. Uncompromising and directly confronting… Read more »

Recuperación del Huracán María un Año Después

Recuperación del Huracán María un Año Después

Por: Ashmar Mandou Durante una rueda de prensa en El Museo Nacional de Arte y Cultura Puertorriqueño, el martes, la Cruz Roja de Chicago y la CEO de Northern Illinois,… Read more »

Nueva Estrategia de Conservación para Pilsen y La Villita

Nueva Estrategia de Conservación para Pilsen y La Villita

Por: Ashmar Mandou Los funcionarios electos se reúnen en un esfuerzo por preservar la cultura y el carácter de la comunidad mexicana, que irrevocablemente ha transformado los barrios de Pilsen… Read more »

UIC Engineers Hosts ‘Noche de Ciencias’ for Young Latino Students

UIC Engineers Hosts ‘Noche de Ciencias’ for Young Latino Students

By: Ashmar Mandou The University of Illinois in Chicago Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) hosted “Noche de Ciencias” (Night of Science) on Saturday, Nov. 3rd at Instituto del Progreso… Read more »

JB Pritzker Announces Transition Committee and Chief of Staff

JB Pritzker Announces Transition Committee and Chief of Staff

By: Ashmar Mandou After winning Tuesday’s gubernatorial election by 15 points, today, Governor-elect JB Pritzker announced his Transition Committee and his administration’s Chief of Staff. Serving as his Transition Committee… Read more »

New Day for Illinois

New Day for Illinois

By: Ashmar Mandou Chicago and Cook County voters weighed in on several ballot questions in addition to voting for governor, Illinois attorney general and other key races in the state… Read more »

President Barack Obama Headlines Chicago Rally

President Barack Obama Headlines Chicago Rally

Recap by Ashmar Mandou Photo Credit: Danny Cantu and Tony Diaz Former President Barack Obama electrified thousands of eager voters on Sunday, Nov. 4th at the UIC Pavilion during a… Read more »

Ingenieros de UIC Presentan ‘Noche de Ciencias’ Para los Jóvenes Estudiantes Latinos

Ingenieros de UIC Presentan ‘Noche de Ciencias’ Para los Jóvenes Estudiantes Latinos

Por Ashmar Mandou La Sociedad de Ingenieros Profesionales Hispanos (SHPE) de la Universidad de Illinois en Chicago presentaron “Noche de Ciencias” el sábado, 3 de noviembre en el Instituto del… Read more »

JB Pritzker Anuncia Comité de Transición y Jefe de Personal

JB Pritzker Anuncia Comité de Transición y Jefe de Personal

Por Ashmar Mandou Después de ganar por 15 puntos la eleción para gobernador, el martes, el Gobernador electo JB Pritzker, anunció su Comité de transición y su Jefe de Personal… Read more »

Nuevo Día Para Illinois

Nuevo Día Para Illinois

Por: Ashmar Mandou Chicago y los votantes del Condado de Cook pesaron en las preguntas de varias boletas, además de votar por el gobernador, el procurador general de Illinois y… Read more »

El Presidente Barack Obama Encabeza el Rally de Chicago

El Presidente Barack Obama Encabeza el Rally de Chicago

Recap by Ashmar Mandou Crédito de Foto: Danny Cantú y Tony Días El ex Presidente Barack Obama electrificó a miles de ansiosos votantes el domingo, 4 de noviembre, en el… Read more »

2018 Illinois Midterm Elections

2018 Illinois Midterm Elections

By: Ashmar Mandou Election Day in Illinois is days away and here is what you need to know to help prepare for the big day. Candidates There are many candidates… Read more »

‘Trump attack on citizenship won’t scare or trick voters’

‘Trump attack on citizenship won’t scare or trick voters’

By: Ashmar Mandou US President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to end birthright citizenship -the process by which babies born in the country automatically become citizens -by executive order, while stating… Read more »

Preckwinkle Cuts Ribbon on New Professional Building at Stroger Hospital

Preckwinkle Cuts Ribbon on New Professional Building at Stroger Hospital

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Cook County Health (CCH) CEO Dr. Jay Shannon join elected officials and community leaders cut the ribbon on the… Read more »

Mass Shootings Trigger Blood Donations

Mass Shootings Trigger Blood Donations

When the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history unfolded in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, 2017, former TV news reporter M. James Lozada III, DO, was in Chicago completing a… Read more »

Elecciones de Medio Término de Illinois 2018

Elecciones de Medio Término de Illinois 2018

Por Ashmar Mandou El Día de las Elecciones en Illinois está a solo unos cuantos días y he aquí lo que necesita saber para prepararse para el gran día. Candidatos… Read more »

El Ataque de Trump a la Ciudadanía no Asustará ni Engañará a los Votantes

El Ataque de Trump a la Ciudadanía no Asustará ni Engañará a los Votantes

Por Ashmar Mandou El Presidente de EU Donald Trump juró el martes terminar la ciudadanía por nacimiento – proceso por el cual los bebés nacidos en el país automáticamente adquieren… Read more »

Preckwinkle Corta la Cinta del Nuevo Edificio Profesional en el Hospital Stroger

Preckwinkle Corta la Cinta del Nuevo Edificio Profesional en el Hospital Stroger

Foto de Ashmar Mandou La Presidente de la Junta del Condado de Cook, Toni Preckwinkle y el CEO de Cook County Health (CCH), Dr. Jay Shannon se unieron a los… Read more »

Balaceras Masivas Disparan la Donación de Sangre

Balaceras Masivas Disparan la Donación de Sangre

Cuando el tiroteo en masa más letal en la historia de E.U., ocurriera en Las Vegas, el 1º de octubre del 2017, el ex reportero de noticias de TV M…. Read more »

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Expands Opioid Aid

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Expands Opioid Aid

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a $2 million federal U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grant to support the city’s fight against the opioid… Read more »

Cicero Expands Specialized Stroke Unit Offering 24/7 Response Coverage

Cicero Expands Specialized Stroke Unit Offering 24/7 Response Coverage

Town President Larry Dominick announced that a new contract was negotiated with Rush University Medical Center to expand the service hours of a specialized Mobile Stroke Unit that was assigned… Read more »

Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

By: Ashmar Mandou For young children, Halloween night is one of the best of the year, but trick-or-treating can be dangerous if kids and parents are not careful. Take a… Read more »

Democratic Party of Illinois Announces New Voter Hotline

Democratic Party of Illinois Announces New Voter Hotline

By: Ashmar Mandou On Tuesday, the Democratic Party of Illinois announced a new statewide Voter Protection Initiative to guarantee that all Illinois voters have open and fair access to the… Read more »

El Dept. de Salud y Servicios Humanos Amplía su Ayuda en Opioides

El Dept. de Salud y Servicios Humanos Amplía su Ayuda en Opioides

El Alcalde Rahm Emanuel anunció un subsidio de $2 millones para la Administración de Servicios de Salud Mental y Abuso de Substancias del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de… Read more »

Cicero Expande la Unidad Especializada de Derrame Cerebral que Ofrece Cobertura de Respuesta 24/7

Cicero Expande la Unidad Especializada de Derrame Cerebral que Ofrece Cobertura de Respuesta 24/7

El Presidente del Municipio de Cicero, Larry Dominick, anunció haber negociado un nuevo contrato con Rush University Medical Center para ampliar las horas de servicio de una Unidad Móvil Especializada… Read more »

Consejos de Seguridad para Trick-or-Treating

Consejos de Seguridad para Trick-or-Treating

Por Ashmar Mandou Para los niños pequeños, la noche de Halloween es una de la mejores del año, pero el trick-or-treating puede ser peligroso si los niños y los padres… Read more »

El Partido Demócrata de Illinois Anuncia Nueva Línea Directa de Votantes

El Partido Demócrata de Illinois Anuncia Nueva Línea Directa de Votantes

Por: Ashmar Mandou El martes, el Partido Demócrata de Illinois (DPI) anunció una nueva iniciativa, a nivel estatal, de Protección de Votantes, para garantizar que todos los votantes de Illinois… Read more »

Halloween Fun in Chicago

Halloween Fun in Chicago

By: Ashmar Mandou We are well into Fall enjoying the colorful foliage, sweater weather, and pumpkin spice anything, and there is nothing greater than the welcoming of witches, vampires, tombstones,… Read more »

Joffrey Ballet Welcomes New Latino Dancers

Joffrey Ballet Welcomes New Latino Dancers

By: Ashmar Mandou The Joffrey Ballet recently announced the addition of seven dancers, including three Latinos hailing from Brazil, Spain, and Puerto Rico. “I am pleased to welcome these beautiful… Read more »

What You Need to Know This Medicare Enrollment Season

What You Need to Know This Medicare Enrollment Season

By Chuck Dow, Humana regional president of Medicare Humana It’s that time of year when people with Medicare review their health insurance choices and enroll in a Medicare Advantage or… Read more »

Ways to Avoid Student Debt

Ways to Avoid Student Debt

By: Ashmar Mandou According to the Institute for College Access and Success about 69 percent of 2014 graduates from public and nonprofit universities and colleges had debt. The average debt… Read more »

Diversión de Halloween en Chicago

Diversión de Halloween en Chicago

Por: Ashmar Mandou Estamos en pleno otoño, disfrutando el colorido follaje, tiempo de usar el suéter y poner sabor de calabaza a todo y no hay nada mejor que dar… Read more »

Joffrey Ballet da la Bienvenida a Nuevos Bailarines Latinos

Joffrey Ballet da la Bienvenida a Nuevos Bailarines Latinos

Por: Ashmar Mandou Joffrey Ballet anunció recientemente la adición de siete bailarines, incluyendo tres latinos de Brasil, España y Puerto Rico. “Me complace dar la bienvenida al Joffrey a estos… Read more »

Que Necesita Saber Esta Temporada de Inscripción en el Medicare

Que Necesita Saber Esta Temporada de Inscripción en el Medicare

Por Chuck Dow, presidente regional de Humana de Medicare Humana Es la época del año en que la gente que tiene Medicare revisa sus opciones de seguro de salud y… Read more »

Formas de Evitar la Deuda Estudiantil

Formas de Evitar la Deuda Estudiantil

Por: Ashmar Mandou De acuerdo a Institute for College Access and Success, aproximadamente el 69 por ciento de los graduados en el 2014 de las escuelas públicas y universiddes y… Read more »

Health Care Has a Language All Its Own. Here’s a Tool That Helps You Learn to Speak It.

Health Care Has a Language All Its Own. Here’s a Tool That Helps You Learn to Speak It.

By: Colleen Van Ham, CEO, UnitedHealthcare of Illinois A lot of people try to do things like learn a new word every day to improve their vocabulary. However, they often… Read more »

Latinas and Breast Cancer

Latinas and Breast Cancer

By: Ashmar Mandou According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Latinas and the leading cause of cancer deaths in Latinas living in… Read more »

Tips for Filling Out FAFSA

Tips for Filling Out FAFSA

By: Ashmar Mandou October marks an important time for college-bound students as the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2018/2019 academic year becomes available. According to a… Read more »

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Most people spend several hours each day online for work, pleasure or both. The widespread usage of computers, laptops, smartphones and tablets offers countless opportunities to connect with information and… Read more »

El Cuidado de Salud Tiene un Lenguaje Propio. A Continuación Consejos que le Ayudan a Aprender a Hablarlo.

El Cuidado de Salud Tiene un Lenguaje Propio. A Continuación Consejos que le Ayudan a Aprender a Hablarlo.

Por: Colleen Van Ham, CEO, UnitedHealthcare of Illinois Mucha gente trata de hacer cosas como aprender una nueva palabra todos los días para mejorar su vocabulario. Sin embargo, muchas veces… Read more »

Consejos para Completar FAFSA

Consejos para Completar FAFSA

Por: Ashmar Mandou Octubre marca una época important3e para los estudiantes universitarios ya que se pone a la disposición la Solicitud Gratuita para Ayuda Estudiantil Federal (FAFSA) para el año… Read more »

Octubre es el Mes Nacional de Concientización Sobre la Seguridad Cibernética

Octubre es el Mes Nacional de Concientización Sobre la Seguridad Cibernética

La mayoría de la gente pasa horas al día en línea, por trabajo, placer o ambas razsones. El amplio uso de computadoras, laptops, smartphones y tabletas ofrece incontables oportunidades de… Read more »

La Mujer Latina y el Cáncer de Mama

La Mujer Latina y el Cáncer de Mama

Por: Ashmar Mandou De acuerdo a la Sociedad Estadounidense del Cáncer, el cáncer de mama es el cáncer más comunmente diagnosticado entre las mujeres latinas y la causa principal de… Read more »

Hispanic Heritage Month: John Pena

Hispanic Heritage Month: John Pena

By: Ashmar Mandou Little Village native John Pena’s ingenuity and inquisitive disposition lights up his community. Literally. Pena is the President and General Manager of New Star Lighting, a division… Read more »

Communications Basics that Build Confidence

Communications Basics that Build Confidence

By Merilee Kern, MBA Communication is ingrained in every facet of life, yet many struggle with fear, insecurity and general ineffectiveness when they find themselves eye to eye with someone… Read more »

Questions to Ask on a College Tour

Questions to Ask on a College Tour

By: Ashmar Mandou Touring your prospective colleges is a great opportunity to learn from the people who study, work and teach on campus. You can check out the school’s facilities,… Read more »

A Symphonic Celebration of Prince

A Symphonic Celebration of Prince

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Live Nation Urban and TCG Entertainment brought 4U: A Symphonic celebration of Prince to Chicago last weekend featuring the Chicago Philharmonic. It was a time for… Read more »

Mes de la Herencia Hispana: John Pena

Mes de la Herencia Hispana: John Pena

Por: Ashmar Mandou Nativo de La Villita, la ingenuidad e inquisitiva dispoción de John Pena alegra su comunidad. Literalmente, Pena es el Presidente y Gerente General de New Star Lighting,… Read more »

Qué Preguntas Hacer en una Gira Universitaria

Qué Preguntas Hacer en una Gira Universitaria

Por: Ashmar Mandou El recorrer tus presuntas universidades es una gran oportunidad para aprender algo de la gente que estudia, trabaja y enseña en el campus. Puedes examinar las instalaciones… Read more »

Celebración Sinfónica de Prince

Celebración Sinfónica de Prince

Foto por Ashmar Mandou Live Nation Urban y TCG Entertainment trajeron 4U: A Symphonic celebration of Prince a Chicago la semana pasada, con la Filarmónica de Chicago. Fue un momento… Read more »

Addressing Sexual Harassment

Addressing Sexual Harassment

By: Ashmar Mandou The Illinois Anti-Harassment, Equality and Access (AHEA) Panel on Tuesday released a framework for political party leaders and campaigns to adopt in order to transform the behaviors… Read more »

ICIRR Vows to Fight Public Charge Proposal

ICIRR Vows to Fight Public Charge Proposal

The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights is condemning the proposal by the US Department of Homeland Security to radically alter the rules regarding “public charge.” The proposal, released… Read more »

Hispanic Heritage Month: Sandra Cordova Micek

Hispanic Heritage Month: Sandra Cordova Micek

By: Ashmar Mandou Storytelling is the cornerstone of bridging communities together and is top priority for newly appointed Window to the World Communications, Inc., WWCI Chief Executive Officer Sandra Cordova… Read more »

Chicago Bears Visits Jordan Elementary Community School

Chicago Bears Visits Jordan Elementary Community School

Chicago Bears defensive backs Prince Amukamara and Kyle Fuller visited Jordan Elementary Community School, 7414 N. Wolcott Ave., on Monday, Sept. 24, at 1 p.m. to kick off the 2018… Read more »

Abordando el Acoso Sexual

Abordando el Acoso Sexual

Por: Ashmar Mandou El Panel Illinois Anti-Harassment, Equality and Access (AHEA) dio a conocer un marco para que los líderes y las campañas de los partidos políticos lo adopten para… Read more »

ICIRR Promete Combatir la Propuesta de la Carga Pública

ICIRR Promete Combatir la Propuesta de la Carga Pública

La Coalición pro Derechos del Refugiado y el Inmigrante de Illinois condena la propuesta del Departamento de Seguridad en el País de E.U. de alterar radicalmente las reglas en relación… Read more »

Mes de la Herencia Hispana: Sandra Córdova Micek

Mes de la Herencia Hispana: Sandra Córdova Micek

Por: Ashmar Mandou El contar historias es la piedra angular para unir a las comunidades y la principal prioridad para la recién nombrada Funcionaria Ejecutiva en Jefe de Window to… Read more »

Los Osos de Chicago Visitan la Escuela Comunitaria Jordan Elementary

Los Osos de Chicago Visitan la Escuela Comunitaria Jordan Elementary

Los defensas de los Osos de Chicago, Prince Amukamara y Kyle Fuller visitaron Jordan Elementary Community School, 7414 N Wolcott Ave., el lunes, 24 de septiembre a la 1 p.m…. Read more »

Join Triton College’s Annual #DecktheMounds Holiday Festival of Trees

Join Triton College’s Annual #DecktheMounds Holiday Festival of Trees

Mark your calendars for Triton College’s annual #Deckthemounds Holiday Festival of Trees, Thursday, Dec. 6 from 5-7 p.m. #Deckthemounds has become one the most anticipated events of the holiday season,… Read more »

ComEd’s OLE Group Sponsoring Hats, Gloves and Socks Drive

ComEd’s OLE Group Sponsoring Hats, Gloves and Socks Drive

On Saturday, Dec. 8th, from 11a.m., to 2p.m., the Organization of Latinos at Exelon (OLE), a ComEd employee resource group, and community partners Lo Rez Brewery, The Mikey O Show,… Read more »

Cicero Firefighters Rescues Four from Fire

Cicero Firefighters Rescues Four from Fire

Cicero Firefighters extinguished a fire at a four-unit apartment building at 1524 S. 51st Court late last night believed to have started in a bathroom in one of the apartment… Read more »

Chicago Park District Opens Online Registration for Winter Programs

Chicago Park District Opens Online Registration for Winter Programs

The Chicago Park District announced online registration for winter park programming opens following a record-breaking fall session. This year’s fall session topped enrollment for any previous registration since the Park… Read more »

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over this Holiday Season

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over this Holiday Season

The holidays are a time for friends, family and coworkers to come together in celebration. Wherever you are — at an office party, a family member’s home or out at… Read more »

Five Myths About the Flu

Five Myths About the Flu

By Dr. Julie Daftari, Chief Medical Officer, UnitedHealthcare of Illinois Edited by Lawndale Bilingual News Winter weather has arrived, and so has the annual flu season. While flu – or… Read more »

CDPH Announces Historic Decline in New HIV Diagnoses

CDPH Announces Historic Decline in New HIV Diagnoses

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH), on World AIDS Day, celebrates that HIV diagnoses in Chicago hit a new record low after five consecutive years of declines. CDPH’s 2017… Read more »

Ways to Boost Energy Without an Energy Drink

Ways to Boost Energy Without an Energy Drink

By: Dr. Niket Sonpal NYC Internist and Gastroenterologist After seeing the news about a research study out of the University of Texas Health Center in Houston, which found the diameter… Read more »

Body Imbalance Is the Tipping Point for Many Orthopedic Problems

Body Imbalance Is the Tipping Point for Many Orthopedic Problems

By: Dr. Victor Romano We have all lost our balance – slipping on ice, getting knocked down in a sport, tripping over a toy, or perhaps from feeling dizzy. But… Read more »