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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 »

Op-Ed by Congressman Luis Gutierrez

Op-Ed by Congressman Luis Gutierrez

Our country and our state was built by the hard work and dedication of immigrants and refugees. We would not have so many of the things we take for granted… Read more »

Wanda Staron Retires After 40 Years at Community Savings Bank

Wanda Staron Retires After 40 Years at Community Savings Bank

Wanda Staron retired in September after over 40 years as a Community Savings Bank employee. Staron is one of many long-serving employees at the bank. Throughout her career, Wanda Staron… Read more »

City of Berwyn Proclaims October as LGBT History Month

City of Berwyn Proclaims October as LGBT History Month

The City of Berwyn proclaimed October as LGBT History Month at City Council on October 9. The month of October is in observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history… Read more »

Berwyn Police Department to Conduct Roadside Safety Checks

Berwyn Police Department to Conduct Roadside Safety Checks

The Berwyn Police Department will be issuing additional citations in the overnight hours.  This campaign will feature high visibility enforcement combined with a variety of outreach activities including additional law… Read more »

Reasons it’s so Hard to Lose Weight (and What You Can Do About it)

Reasons it’s so Hard to Lose Weight (and What You Can Do About it)

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the prevalence of obesity in the country among adults is around 40 percent. They estimate that over 93 million adults are… Read more »

Alderman Cardenas Announces 15th Annual Senior Health Fair

Alderman Cardenas Announces 15th Annual Senior Health Fair

On Thursday, October 18th, 2018 Alderman Cardenas will host his 15th Annual Senior Health Fair, which will feature many services including flu shots, glucose testing, hearing screening, and over 30… Read more »

All of US Research Program Seeks to Advance Precision Medicine

All of US Research Program Seeks to Advance Precision Medicine

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) All of Us Research Program is enrolling one million or more people who reflect the diversity of the United States. For various reasons, Latinos… Read more »