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Cicero School District 99 Opens Sixth STEAM Lab

Cicero School District 99 Opens Sixth STEAM Lab

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Cicero School District 99 hosted its latest ribbon cutting ceremony on May 29th unveiling the sixth STEAM lab, this time housed at Burnham Elementary, 1630 S…. Read more »

Community-based Organizations File Federal Class Action Lawsuit Against CPD

Community-based Organizations File Federal Class Action Lawsuit Against CPD

By: Ashmar Mandou Several community-based organizations on Tuesday filed a federal class action against the City of Chicago and Chicago Police Department (CPD), highlighting CPD’s unconstitutional Gang Database, and urging… Read more »

An End to Family Separation

An End to Family Separation

By: Ashmar Mandou Trump signs order to end family separation after ‘zero tolerance’ backlash Succumbing to the overwhelming pressure by communities across the country and bipartisan criticism, President Donald Trump… Read more »

Find Your HAPPY PLACE

Find Your HAPPY PLACE

The world’s largest indoor confetti dome, 20-foot-tall double rainbow, 7-foot stilettos made of a million candies, oh my! HAPPY PLACE, an interactive pop-up exhibit with larger-than-life installations and multi-sensory themed… Read more »

El Distrito Escolar 99 de Cicero Abre su Sexto Lab STEAM

El Distrito Escolar 99 de Cicero Abre su Sexto Lab STEAM

Caption por Ashmar Mandou El Distrito Escolar 99 de Cicero ofreció la ceremonia del corte de cinta el 29 de mayo, develando el sexto laboratorio STEAM, esta vez en Burnham… Read more »

Organizaciones Comunitarias Presentan Demanda Colectiva Federal Contra CPD

Organizaciones Comunitarias Presentan Demanda Colectiva Federal Contra CPD

Por Ashmar Mandou Varias organizaciones comunitarias presentaron el martes una demanda colectiva federal contra la Ciudad de Chicago y el Departamento de Policía de Chicago (CPD), enfatizando Base de Datos… Read more »

Fin a la Separación de Familias

Fin a la Separación de Familias

Por Ashmar Mandou Trump firma orden para terminar la separación de familias después de la reacción a ‘cero tolerancia’ Sucumbiendo a la abrumadora presión de comunidades de todo el país… Read more »

Encuentra tu LUGAR FELIZ

Encuentra tu LUGAR FELIZ

El domo de confetti bajo techo más grande del mundo, un arco iris doble de 20 pies de altura, agujetas de 7 pies hechas de caramelo, ¡Válgame! un LUGAR FELIZ,… Read more »

Juarez Graduate Fulfills Promise

Juarez Graduate Fulfills Promise

Caption by Ashmar Mandou During graduation season there are countless studious Latinx students receiving recognition for their stellar academic achievements. Among them is Juarez Community Academy High School senior Elizabeth… Read more »

Parkland, Chicago Students Hold Press Conference on Gun Violence

Parkland, Chicago Students Hold Press Conference on Gun Violence

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Student from Parkland high school in Florida and Good Kids Mad City (GKMC) from across Chicago held a press conference on Monday, June 11th outside of… Read more »

New Wave of Parent Mentors Graduate Program

New Wave of Parent Mentors Graduate Program

Caption by Ashmar Mandou A new wave of extraordinary parents graduated from one of the city’s fastest growing programs, Parent Mentor on Friday, June 8th at Back of the Yards… Read more »

Copa Mundial

Copa Mundial

By: Ashmar Mandou The most anticipated day is here, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, one of the most highly popular sporting events in the world. We all know the… Read more »

Graduada de Juárez Cumple Una Promesa

Graduada de Juárez Cumple Una Promesa

Caption de Ashmar Mandou Durante la temporada de graduación existen incontables estudiantes latinos estudiosos que reciben reconocimiento por sus logros académicos estelares. Entre ellos se encuentra la estudiante de último… Read more »

Parkland y Estudiantes de Chicago Sostuvieron Conferencia de Prensa Sobre la Violencia Armada

Parkland y Estudiantes de Chicago Sostuvieron Conferencia de Prensa Sobre la Violencia Armada

Caption por Ashmar Mandou Estudiantes de la secundaria Parkland en Florida y Good Kids Mad City (GKMC) de Chicago sostuvieron una conferencia de prensa el lunes, 11 de junio, fuera… Read more »

Nueva Ola de Padres Tutores del Pograma de Posgrado

Nueva Ola de Padres Tutores del Pograma de Posgrado

Caption de Ashmar Mandou Una nueva ola de extraordinarios padres se graduaron de uno de los programas de más rápido crecimiento en la ciudad, Padres Tutores, el viernes, 8 de… Read more »

Copa Mundial

Copa Mundial

Por: Ashmar Mandou El día tan anticipado está aquí, la Copa Mundial FIFA 2018 en Rusia, uno de los eventos deportivos más populares del mundo. Todos sabemos que la Copa… Read more »

Latinos and Alzheimer’s Disease

Latinos and Alzheimer’s Disease

By: Ashmar Mandou Research is beginning to uncover the impact of Alzheimer’s disease among Hispanics. According to the Alzheimer’s Association 2010 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report, Hispanics are about… Read more »

Around Town

Around Town

Compiled by Ashmar Mandou Andersonville Summerfest June 8th through 10th Friday: 5p.m., to 10p.m; Saturday and Sunday: 11a.mm., to 10p.m. 5200 N. Clarke St. Free Admission; $10 suggested donation Ribfest… Read more »

Los Latinos y la Enfermedad de Alzheimer’s

Los Latinos y la Enfermedad de Alzheimer’s

Por: Ashmar Mandou Las investigaciones están empezando a descubrir el impacto de la enfermedad de Alzheimer’s entre los hispanos. De acuerdo al reporte Hechos y Cifras de la Enfermedad de… Read more »

Por la Ciudad

Por la Ciudad

Recopilado por Ashmar Mandou Andersonville Summerfest Del 8 al 10 de junio Viernes: 5 p.m. a 10 p.m.; sábado y domingo: 11 a.m. a 10 p.m. 5200 N. Clark St…. Read more »

First Generation Grad

First Generation Grad

By: Ashmar Mandou Chicago native Erin Hernandez established a profound impact as an undergrad at Northern Illinois University (NIU) with her altruistic demeanor, persistent deposition, and her loyalty to her… Read more »

Housing Application Workshops Available for Senior Citizens

Housing Application Workshops Available for Senior Citizens

By: Ashmar Mandou The Spanish Coalition for Housing (SCH), a partner of the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA)’s Community Alliance, is once again pulling their resources together to offer seniors and… Read more »

Around Town

Around Town

Compiled by Ashmar Mandou It’s fairly easy to become overwhelmed by the thousands of festivals occurring simultaneously across. So here’s our guide to help you plan a fun weekend without… Read more »

Graduada de Primera Generación

Graduada de Primera Generación

Por: Ashmar Mandou Erin Hernández, nativa de Chicago, estableció un profundo impacto como estudiante universitaria en Northern Illinois University (NIU) con su carácter altruista, deposición persistente y su lealtad con… Read more »

Talleres de Solicitud de Vivienda para Personas Mayores

Talleres de Solicitud de Vivienda para Personas Mayores

Por: Ashmar Mandou Spanish Coalition for Housing (SCH), afiliado de Community Alliance de Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) une una vez más sus recursos para ofrecer a las personas mayores y… Read more »

Por la Ciudad

Por la Ciudad

Recopilado por Ashmar Mandou Es muy fácil sentirse abrumado por los miles de festivales que ocurren simultáneamente. Por lo tanto he aquí una guía para ayudarle a planear su diversión… Read more »

Medical Corner: Mental Health Awareness

Medical Corner: Mental Health Awareness

By: Ashmar Mandou With mental illness affecting nearly 80 percent of the population, according to Journal of Abnormal Psychology, it’s a conservation worth having with loved ones or medical professional…. Read more »

Friends Influence Middle Schoolers’ Attitudes Toward Different Ethnicities

Friends Influence Middle Schoolers’ Attitudes Toward Different Ethnicities

The United States is increasingly diverse ethnically and racially. Studies have shown that for young people, simply being around peers from different ethnic and racial backgrounds may not be enough… Read more »

Memorial Day in Chicago

Memorial Day in Chicago

By: Ashmar Mandou Widely known as the “unofficial kick-off” to the summer, Memorial Day weekend is a time when neighborhoods become more lively, families lay out blankets for a lakefront… Read more »

MASTERCHEF Returns for Another Fiery Season

MASTERCHEF Returns for Another Fiery Season

By: Ashmar Mandou FOX’s MASTERCHEF returns for another delectable season with a new roster of talented culinary artists on Wednesday, May 30th. Ahead of the season nine premiere, award-winning chef,… Read more »

Rincón Médico

Rincón Médico

Por: Ashmar Mandou Con las enfermedades mentales afectando cerca del 80 por ciento de la población, de acuerdo a Journal of Abnormal Psychology, es algo que debemos tener en cuenta… Read more »

Los Amigos Influyen en las Actitudes del Estudiante Hacia Diferentes Etnias

Los Amigos Influyen en las Actitudes del Estudiante Hacia Diferentes Etnias

Estados Unidos es cada vez más diverso étnica y racialmente. Estudios han demostrado que para los jóvenes, siemplemente el estar alrededor de sus compañeros de diferentes etnias y procedencias raciales… Read more »

MASTERCHEF Regresa en Otra Temporada de Fuego

MASTERCHEF Regresa en Otra Temporada de Fuego

Por: Ashmar Mandou MASTERCHEF de FOX, regresa en otra encantadora temporada con un nuevo grupo de talentosos artistas culinarios, el miércoles, 30 de mayo. Antes del estreno de la temporada… Read more »

Know Your Numbers

Know Your Numbers

By: Ashmar Mandou It will soon be that time of year when vibrant festivals, outdoor activities, and delicious cookouts occupy our weekends. With busy weekends come unhealthy food choices and… Read more »

Chicago Public Schools Celebrates Fresh Attitude Week

Chicago Public Schools Celebrates Fresh Attitude Week

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Chicago Public Schools (CPS), a member of the Urban School Food Alliance, celebrated Fresh Attitude Week from May 7th through 11th. During the week, CPS hosted… Read more »

Chicago Riverwalk Brings the Fun this Summer

Chicago Riverwalk Brings the Fun this Summer

By: Ashmar Mandou   The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and Fleet and Facility Management (2FM) officially kicked off the summer season of programming at the Chicago… Read more »

Ballet Nacional de Cuba Comes to Chicago

Ballet Nacional de Cuba Comes to Chicago

Ballet Nacional de Cuba returns to Chicago for the first time in 15 years May 18-20 with company director Alicia Alonso’s acclaimed version of Don Quixote, accompanied by the Chicago… Read more »

El Distrito de Parques de Chicago Enmienda el Programa de Agua Potable para Enfatizar Seguridad y Eficiencia

El Distrito de Parques de Chicago Enmienda el Programa de Agua Potable para Enfatizar Seguridad y Eficiencia

Como en años recientes, las fuentes son examinadas y vigiladas para garantizar las más altas normas en el agua potable. “La salud y la seguridad de nuestros clientes es nuestra… Read more »

El Paseo por el Río de Chicago Trae la Diversión a Este Verano

El Paseo por el Río de Chicago Trae la Diversión a Este Verano

Por Ashmar Mandou El Departamento de Asuntos Culturales y Eventos Especiales (DCASE) y Fleet and Facility Management (2FM) lanzaron oficialmente la temporada de programación de verano en Chicago Riverwalk a… Read more »

El Ballet Nacional de Cuba Viene a Chicago

El Ballet Nacional de Cuba Viene a Chicago

El Ballet Nacional de Cuba regresa a Chicago por primera vez en 15 años, el 18-20 de mayo con la aclamada versión de Don Quixote, de la directora de la… Read more »

Unprecedented Program All of Us Launches Nationwide

Unprecedented Program All of Us Launches Nationwide

By: Ashmar Mandou Top health facilities convened this weekend at Millennium Park as part of the momentous launch of the All of Us Research Program, a program designed to advance… Read more »

WTTW Names First Hispanic Woman as President & CEO

WTTW Names First Hispanic Woman as President & CEO

Window To The World Communications, Inc. (WWCI), parent organization of WTTW and WFMT, announced that its Board of Trustees has selected Sandra Cordova Micek for the position of president and… Read more »

City Kicks-off ‘Switch on Summer’

City Kicks-off ‘Switch on Summer’

By: Ashmar Mandou ComEd and the Chicago Park District kicked-off the much anticipated months of fun and warm weather that Summer brings by turning on Buckingham Foundation on Sunday, May… Read more »

Empty The Shelters

Empty The Shelters

By: Ashmar Mandou Animal lovers united this past weekend at the Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC), 2741 S. Western Avenue, for the national BISSELL Pet Foundation “Empty the Shelters”… Read more »

Programa Sin Precedente All of Us Lanzado a Nivel Nacional

Programa Sin Precedente All of Us Lanzado a Nivel Nacional

Pie de Foto de Ashmar Mandou Las mejores instalaciones de salud se reunieron este fin de semana en el Millennium Park como parte del lanzamiento del Programa de Investigación All… Read more »

WTTW Nombra a la Primera Mujer Hispana Como Presidente & CEO

WTTW Nombra a la Primera Mujer Hispana Como Presidente & CEO

Window To The World Communications, Inc. (WWCI), organización matriz de WTTW y WFMT anunció que su Junta Directiva seleccionó a Sandra Córdova Micek para la posición de presidenat y funcionaria… Read more »

Vacíe los Albergues

Vacíe los Albergues

Los amantes de los animales se unieron el pasado fin de semana en Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC), 2741 S. Western Ave., para el ‘BISSELL Pet Foundation’ nacional “Vacíe… Read more »

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Joins All of Us Research Program

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Joins All of Us Research Program

On May 6th, our nation takes a significant step forward in realizing the promise of precision medicine with the launch of the NIH All of Us Research Program,” said Jane… Read more »

ERA Illinois Announces Mega-Coalition ERA RALLY Day

ERA Illinois Announces Mega-Coalition ERA RALLY Day

Organizers from across Illinois call on women and their allies to join in their May 8, 2018 effort to lobby the Illinois House of Representatives to vote in favor of… Read more »

Illinois State Fair Adds Rappers Ludacris, Flo Rida to Concert Series

Illinois State Fair Adds Rappers Ludacris, Flo Rida to Concert Series

One of the music industry’s premier entertainers is headed to the Illinois State Fair this summer. Grammy award winning recording artist, songwriter, actor, and philanthropist Ludacris will perform on the… Read more »

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Chicago

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Chicago

Compiled by Ashmar Mandou Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s win over the French forces in the Battle of Puebla on May 5th, 1862. Cinco de Mayo is also… Read more »

Alianza Nacional Pro Salud Hispana se Une al Programa de Investigación All of us

Alianza Nacional Pro Salud Hispana se Une al Programa de Investigación All of us

“El 6 de mayo nuestra nación da un importante paso en la realizaciٌón de la promesa de la medicina de precision, con el lanzamiento del programa de Investigación All of… Read more »

ERA Illinois Anuncia la Mega-coalición el Día de ERA RALLY

ERA Illinois Anuncia la Mega-coalición el Día de ERA RALLY

Organizadores de todo Chicago llaman a mujeres y sus aliadas a que se unan a los esfuerzos del 8 de mayo del 2018 para cabildear en la Cámara de Representantes… Read more »

Celebra el Cinco de Mayo en Chicago

Celebra el Cinco de Mayo en Chicago

Recopilado por Ashmar Mandou El Cinco de Mayo conmemora el triunfo del ejército mexicano sobre las fuerzas francesas en la Batalla de Puebla, el 5 de mayo de 1862. El… Read more »

Medical Corner: De-Stress

Medical Corner: De-Stress

By: Ashmar Mandou Stress does not have to ruin your life or your health. Constant stress, which comes in many forms, such as daily traffic, unhappy marriage, or heavy workload,… Read more »

Casa Central Welcomes New VP of External Affairs

Casa Central Welcomes New VP of External Affairs

Casa Central announces the addition of its new VP of External Affairs & Chief Marketing Officer, Jose M Muñoz, to the agency’s leadership team. In his new role, Muñoz will… Read more »

Chicagoan of the Year Faces Deportation

Chicagoan of the Year Faces Deportation

By: Ashmar Mandou Outside of the Chicago Immigration Court Wednesday morning, a pool of activities held a press conference ahead of immigration hearing in the deportation case of immigrant rights… Read more »

Chicago Park District’s Summer Registration Now Open

Chicago Park District’s Summer Registration Now Open

Chicago Park District’s online registration for its popular summer day camp and park programs is now open. This year, the summer day camp curriculum will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of… Read more »

Rincón Médico: Como Desestresarse

Rincón Médico: Como Desestresarse

Por: Ashmar Mandou El estrés no tiene que arruinar su vida o su salud. Un estrés constante, que viene de muchas formas, como el tráfico diario, un matrimonio infeliz o… Read more »

Casa Central Recibe Nuevo VP de Asuntos Externos

Casa Central Recibe Nuevo VP de Asuntos Externos

Casa Central anuncia la adición de su Nuevo VP de Asuntos Externos y Funcionario en Jefe de Mercadeo, José M. Muñoz, al equipo de liderazgo de la agencia. En su… Read more »

Residente de Chicago del Año Enfrenta la Deportación

Residente de Chicago del Año Enfrenta la Deportación

Por: Ashmar Mandou Fuera de la Corte de Inmigración de Chicago, el miércoles por la mañana, un grupo de activistas sostuvieron una conferencia de prensa sobre la audiencia de inmigración… Read more »

Abierta la Inscripción de Verano del Distrito de Parques de Chicago

Abierta la Inscripción de Verano del Distrito de Parques de Chicago

Está abierta la inscripción en línea del Distrito de Parques de Chicago para su popular campamento diurno de verano y programas del parque. Este año, el currículo del campamento diurno… Read more »

Triton Receives Grant to Support Male Students of Color through TRIUMPH Program

Triton Receives Grant to Support Male Students of Color through TRIUMPH Program

A half-million-dollar grant will allow Triton College to take the lead on developing support programs for minority male college students throughout Chicagoland. The $500,000 award comes from the Educational Credit… Read more »

Women’s Caucus Urges Passage of Amendment on Human Rights Ordinance

Women’s Caucus Urges Passage of Amendment on Human Rights Ordinance

By: Ashmar Mandou Representatives of the Chicago City Council Women’s Caucus, a council dedicated to the progression of the social, economic and political standing of girls and women, urged their… Read more »

Make Earth Day Count

Make Earth Day Count

By: Ashmar Mandou Earth Day is here -and the Earth needs us more than ever. From the assault on clean energy, the air we breathe and the water we drink,… Read more »

ComEd “Construct” Graduation

ComEd “Construct” Graduation

On Friday, April 13th, ComEd hosted a graduation ceremony for the largest graduating class of CONSTRUCT, a nine-week job training program aimed at getting more diverse candidates into local construction… Read more »

Triton Recibe Subsidio para Apoyar a Estudiantes Varones de Color con su Programa TRIUMPH

Triton Recibe Subsidio para Apoyar a Estudiantes Varones de Color con su Programa TRIUMPH

Un subsidio de medio millón de dólares permitirá a Triton College tomar el liderazgo para desarrollar programas de apoyo para estudiantes varones minoritarios de colegio de todo Chicago. El subsidio… Read more »

Women’s Caucus Exhorta la Aprobación de Enmienda sobre la Ordenanza de Derechos Humanos

Women’s Caucus Exhorta la Aprobación de Enmienda sobre la Ordenanza de Derechos Humanos

Poy: Ashmar Mandou Representantes de Women’s Caucus del Concilio de la Ciudad de Chicago, concilio dedicado al progreso del papel social, económico y politico de jovencitas y mujeres, exhortó el… Read more »

Graduación “Construct” de ComEd

Graduación “Construct” de ComEd

El viernes, 13 de abril, ComEd presentó una ceremonia de graduación para la clase más numerosa de graduados de CONSTRUCT, programa de entrenamiento de trabajo, de nueve semanas, destinado a… Read more »

SHPE Promotes STEM in the Army

SHPE Promotes STEM in the Army

The 2018 Regional Leadership and Development Conference (RLDC) welcomed more than 300 attendees over the period of two days. Attendees included members of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)… Read more »

State Bill Addressing Filthy, Overcrowded Schools Step Closer to Passage

State Bill Addressing Filthy, Overcrowded Schools Step Closer to Passage

By: Ashmar Mandou A legislative committee has passed a bill that would give CTU members the right to bargain over non-salary conditions, from crowded classes to filthy schools. CTU Vice… Read more »

Officials Denounce Decision to Send Illinois National Guard to U.S.-Mexico Border

Officials Denounce Decision to Send Illinois National Guard to U.S.-Mexico Border

By: Ashmar Mandou President Donald Trump’s plan to deploy National Guard troops to the Mexico border has drawn resistance from some governors, most of them Democrats, and the law he… Read more »

Latino Art Beat Supports Latino Filmmakers

Latino Art Beat Supports Latino Filmmakers

Latino Art Beat President Don Rossi Nuccio attended the 34th Annual Chicago Latino Film Festival recently where filmmaker and former Chicagoan, Yelyna De Leon writer, along with Luis Iga, director… Read more »

SHPE Promueve STEM en el Ejército

SHPE Promueve STEM en el Ejército

La Conferencia Regional de Liderazgo y Desarrollo del 2018 (RLDC) recibió a más de 300 asistentes en un período de dos días. Los asistentes incluyeron a miembros de la Sociedad… Read more »

Proyecto de Ley Estatal Sobre Escuelas Sobrepobladas y Sucias a Un Paso más Cerca de Ser Aprobado

Proyecto de Ley Estatal Sobre Escuelas Sobrepobladas y Sucias a Un Paso más Cerca de Ser Aprobado

Por: Ashmar Mandou Un comité legislativo ha aprobado un Proyecto de Ley que daría a los miembros de CTU el derecho a negociar sobre condiciones no salariales, de escuelas sobrepobladas… Read more »

Oficiales Denuncian la Decisión de Enviar a la Guardia Nacional de Illinois a la Frontera México-EU

Oficiales Denuncian la Decisión de Enviar a la Guardia Nacional de Illinois a la Frontera México-EU

Por: Ashmar Mandou El plan del Presidente Donald Trump de desplegar tropas de la Guardia Nacional a la frontera de México ha provocado resistencia de algunos gobernadores, la mayoría de… Read more »

Latino Art Beat Apoya a los Cineastas Latinos

Latino Art Beat Apoya a los Cineastas Latinos

El Presidente de Latino Art Beat, Don Russi Nuccio, asistió al 34 Festival de Cine Latino de Chicago No. 34, donde la cineasta y antigua residente de Chicago, Yelyna De… Read more »

Little Village Teacher Receives Golden Apple

Little Village Teacher Receives Golden Apple

By: Ashmar Mandou Golden Apple recently surprised second grade bilingual teacher at Little Village Academy Anita Unzueta with the highly respected Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching, a moment… Read more »

Competitive Edge

Competitive Edge

By: Ashmar Mandou For the past six years ComEd has helped countless employees in the construction industry achieve higher accomplishments through its Construct Program where participants go through an intensive… Read more »

City of Chicago Join Suit to Block Trump Administration from Citizenship Info in 2020 Census

City of Chicago Join Suit to Block Trump Administration from Citizenship Info in 2020 Census

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and a coalition of 18 Attorneys General, six cities, and the bipartisan U.S. Conference of Mayors filed a lawsuit to block the Trump administration from demanding citizenship… Read more »

Illinois DCFS, Community Partners Kick-off Child Abuse Prevention Month

Illinois DCFS, Community Partners Kick-off Child Abuse Prevention Month

The public is invited to join the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, Prevent Child Abuse Illinois, other child welfare stakeholders, elected officials and more for a month-long observance… Read more »

Maestra de La Villita Recibe el Premio Golden Apple

Maestra de La Villita Recibe el Premio Golden Apple

Por: Ashmar Mandou El Premio Golden Apple sorprendió recientemente a la maestra bilingüe de segundo grado de Little Village Academy, Anita Unzueta, con el tan altamente respetado Premio Golden Apple… Read more »

Ventaja Competitiva

Ventaja Competitiva

Por: Ashmar Mandou En los últimos seis años ComEd ha ayudado a innumerables empleados en la industria de la construcción a obtener mayores logros a través de su programa Construct,… Read more »

Chicago se Une a la Demanda para Bloquear a la Administración Trump por Pedir Información de Ciudadanía en el Censo del 2020

Chicago se Une a la Demanda para Bloquear a la Administración Trump por Pedir Información de Ciudadanía en el Censo del 2020

El Alcalde Rahm Emanuel y una coalición dae 18 Procuradores Generales, seis ciudades y la Conferencia de Alcaldes Bipartisana de E.U. registraron una demanda para bloquear a la admistración Trump… Read more »

DCFS de Illinois y Socios Comunitarios Inician el Mes de Prevención del Abuso Infantil

DCFS de Illinois y Socios Comunitarios Inician el Mes de Prevención del Abuso Infantil

Se invita al público a unirse al Departamento de Niños y Servicios Familiares de Illinois, Prevenga el Abuso Infantil en Illinois, otros simpatizantes del bienestar infantil, funcionarios electos y más,… Read more »

‘On The Table’ Returns for Fifth Year

‘On The Table’ Returns for Fifth Year

The Chicago Community Trust announced the return of its annual region-wide civic engagement initiative On the Table on Tuesday, May 8th. Over the past four years, On the Table has… Read more »

Get On Your Feet

Get On Your Feet

By: Ashmar Mandou The ever-sensational, most rhythmic live production on Broadway today returns to Chicago. On Your Feet! follows the lives of Grammy Award winning artists Emilio and Gloria Estefan… Read more »

Easter Egg Hunts

Easter Egg Hunts

Compiled by Ashmar Mandou The Prairie District Neighborhood Alliance will host its 10th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Chicago’s Women’s Park and Gardens on Saturday, March 31st from noon to… Read more »

Chicago Humanities Festival to Host Former Director of the FBI James Comey

Chicago Humanities Festival to Host Former Director of the FBI James Comey

The Chicago Humanities Festival announced it will host former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, James Comey, for an event at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 20 at the… Read more »

‘On The Table’ Regresa por Quinto Año Consecutivo

‘On The Table’ Regresa por Quinto Año Consecutivo

Chicago Community Trust anunció el regreso de la iniciativa cívica anual, a nivel regional, On the Table, [En la mesa] el martes, 8 de mayo. En los últimos cuatro años,… Read more »

Ponte de Pie

Ponte de Pie

Por: Ashmar Mandou La siempre importante y sensacional y producción rítmica de Broadway regresa hoy a Chicago. On Your Feet! [Ponte de Pie] Sigue la vida de los artistas ganadores… Read more »

Caza de Huevos de Pascua

Caza de Huevos de Pascua

Recopilado por Ashmar Mandou Prairie District Neighborhood Alliance ofrecerá su 10º Caza de Huevos de Pascua anual en Women’s Park and Gardens de Chicago el sábado, 31 de marzo, del… Read more »

El Festival Chicago Humanities Presenta al Ex Director del FBI James Comey

El Festival Chicago Humanities Presenta al Ex Director del FBI James Comey

El Festival Chicago Humanities anunció que presentará al ex Director de la Oficina Federal de Investigaciones, James Comey, en un evento a las 7 p.m. el viernes, 20 de abril,… Read more »

Sleep Awareness Month

Sleep Awareness Month

By: Ashmar Mandou Sleep is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. The average adult needs 7-8 hours of sleep a night. Not getting enough sleep can cause forgetfulness, irritability,… Read more »

The Science Behind Pixar Exhibit is Coming to Chicago

The Science Behind Pixar Exhibit is Coming to Chicago

The Science Behind Pixar exhibit is coming to the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago this May.  Discover the science and technology behind “Toy Story,” “A Bug’s Life,” “Finding Nemo,”… Read more »

Make Your Vote Count, Locally and Abroad in Mexico

Make Your Vote Count, Locally and Abroad in Mexico

By: Ivette Sandoval During election week is a great time to exercise your right to vote not only locally but abroad as well. Electoral Counselor of the Electoral Institute of… Read more »

Let’s Play

Let’s Play

By: Ashmar Mandou Chicago is nothing short of exhilarating splendor. At every turn there is a new experience waiting exhilarate you, a new restaurant waiting to satisfy you, and a… Read more »

Rincón Médico – Mes de Concientización del Sueño

Rincón Médico – Mes de Concientización del Sueño

Por: Ashmar Mandou Dormir es una parte importante de todo estilo de vida. El adulto promedio necesita 7-8 horas de sueño por la noche. No dormir lo suficiente puede causar… Read more »

La Exhibición Science Behind Pixar Viene a Chicago

La Exhibición Science Behind Pixar Viene a Chicago

La exhibición Science Behind Pixar viene al Museo de Ciencias e Industria Chicago este mayo. Descubra la ciencia y la tecnología tras “Toy Story”, “A Bug’s Life”, Finding Nemo”, y… Read more »

Haga Contar su Voto Aquí y en México

Haga Contar su Voto Aquí y en México

Por: Yvette Sandoval La semana de las elecciones es un buen momento para ejercitar tu derecho al voto, no solo a nivel local, sino fuera de E.U. La Consejera Electoral… Read more »

Best Ways to Lose Weight

Best Ways to Lose Weight

In a new study, Stanford University researchers put more than 600 overweight adults on either a healthy low-fat or low-carb diet. It turns out, participants had similar levels of weight… Read more »

Chicago is ‘All In’ for Amazon Launches Contest to Create the Ultimate Amazon Guide to Chicago

Chicago is ‘All In’ for Amazon Launches Contest to Create the Ultimate Amazon Guide to Chicago

Chicagoans are all in for Amazon and now they have the opportunity to reveal to Amazon what makes Chicago second to none. The People’s Pitch “We’re All In for Amazon”… Read more »

CDPH Increase Community Investment to Fight Opioids

CDPH Increase Community Investment to Fight Opioids

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced an increased community investment to continue to fight the national opioid epidemic on a local level, in communities most at risk. A… Read more »

Illinois Primary Voting 2018

Illinois Primary Voting 2018

By: Ashmar Mandou On March 20th, Illinois will hold primary elections for a plethora of races at the federal, state, and local levels. With Latinos becoming the second-largest ethnic group… Read more »

La Mejor Forma de Perder Peso

La Mejor Forma de Perder Peso

En un nuevo estudio, investigadores de Stanford University pusieron a más de 600 adultos con sobrepesos en una dieta baja en grasa o en una dieta baja en carbohidratos. Resultó… Read more »

Chicago Está Listo Para que Amazon Inicie el Concurso para Crear la Mejor Guía de Amazon para Chicago

Chicago Está Listo Para que Amazon Inicie el Concurso para Crear la Mejor Guía de Amazon para Chicago

Los residents de Chicago están listos para Amazon y ahora tienen la oportunidad de decir a Amazon que hace de Chicago el mejor de todos. La campaña de People’s Pitch… Read more »

CDPH Aumenta la Inversión Comunitaria para Combatir los Opioides

CDPH Aumenta la Inversión Comunitaria para Combatir los Opioides

El Departamento de Salud Pública de Chicago (CDPH) anunció un aumento de inversión comunitaria para continuar combatiendo la epidemia nacional de opioides a nivel local, en las comunidades con mayor… Read more »

Voto Primario de Illinois 2018

Voto Primario de Illinois 2018

Por: Ashmar Mandou El 20 de marzo, Illinois tendrá sus elecciones primarias para una plétora de carreras a nivel federal, estatal y local. Con los latinos convertidos en el segundo… Read more »

Castro: No sense of urgency from Rauner on Legionnaires’ outbreak

Castro: No sense of urgency from Rauner on Legionnaires’ outbreak

State Senator Cristina Castro (D-Elgin) is continuing to ask questions and seek answers regarding the Legionnaires’ disease epidemic at the Illinois Veterans Home at Quincy. The joint House-Senate Veterans Affairs… Read more »

U.S. Senator Durbin, Business Leaders ‘We Need DACA Solution’

U.S. Senator Durbin, Business Leaders ‘We Need DACA Solution’

By: Ashmar Mandou U.S. Senator Dick Durbin joined Clark Dietz, president and COO Chip Craddock, Clark Dietz transportation engineer and DACA recipient Ana Nino Flores, and American Council of Engineering… Read more »

City Breaks Ground on Eternal Flame of Hope

City Breaks Ground on Eternal Flame of Hope

By: Ashmar Mandou To commemorate the 50th anniversary, Special Olympics officials joined the Chicago Park District at a groundbreaking ceremony held for the Eternal Flame of Hope – a permanent,… Read more »

Early Voting for Gubernatorial Primary Begins

Early Voting for Gubernatorial Primary Begins

Early voting for the March 20 Gubernatorial Primary Election began on Monday, with Cook County Clerk David Orr and the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners kicking it off with an… Read more »

Castro: No Parece Apurarle a Rauner el Brote de los Legionarios

Castro: No Parece Apurarle a Rauner el Brote de los Legionarios

La Senadora Estatal Cristina Castro (D-Elgin) continua buscando respuestas sobre la enfermedad epidémica de los Legionarios en Illinois Veterans Home en Quincy. El Comité de Asuntos del Veterano, de la… Read more »

El Senador Durbin de E.U y Líderes del Comercio “Necesitamos una Solución a DACA’

El Senador Durbin de E.U y Líderes del Comercio “Necesitamos una Solución a DACA’

Por: Ashmar Mandou El Senador de E.U. Dick Durbin se unió a Clark Dietz, presidente y COO de ChipCraddock, a la ingeniero de transporte de Clark Dietz y recipiente de… Read more »

La Ciudad Inicia la Construcción de Eternal Flame of Hope

La Ciudad Inicia la Construcción de Eternal Flame of Hope

Por: Ashmar Mandou Para conmemorar el 50º Anioversario, funcionarios de Special Olympics se unieron al Distrito de Parques de Chicago en una ceremonia de inicio de construcción del monumento Eternal… Read more »

Comienza la Votación Temprana para las Primarias Gubernamentales

Comienza la Votación Temprana para las Primarias Gubernamentales

La votación temprana para las Elecciones Primarias Gubernamentales del 20 de marzo comenzaron el Lunes, iniciándolas David Orr, Secretario del Condado de Cook y la Junta de Comisionados de Elecciones… Read more »

Chicago Tax Preparer Faces Fraud Charges

Chicago Tax Preparer Faces Fraud Charges

By: Ashmar Mandou On Wednesday morning, Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced she has filed a lawsuit to shut down a Chicago tax preparer for defrauding consumers. Madigan filed the lawsuit… Read more »

Wanted: Election Workers to Serve March 20

Wanted: Election Workers to Serve March 20

The Chicago Election Board announced Monday that poll workers are still needed to serve as Judges of Election and Election Coordinators at the Tuesday, March 20th Primary Election, with the… Read more »

A Symbol of Hope

A Symbol of Hope

By: Ashmar Mandou Nearly 1,000 athletes from the U.S. and Canada took part in the one-day first International Special Olympics Summer Games held in July 1968 at Soldier Field. This… Read more »

Mayor Emanuel and DCASE Announce Art on theMART

Mayor Emanuel and DCASE Announce Art on theMART

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and theMART to propose Art on theMart, a permanent large-scale lighting installation. The art will project across nearly… Read more »

Preparador de Impuestos de Chicago Enfrenta Cargos por Fraude

Preparador de Impuestos de Chicago Enfrenta Cargos por Fraude

Por: Ashmar Mandou El miércoles por la mañana, la Procuradora General Lisa Madigan anunció haber registrado una demanda para cerrar la oficina de un preparador de impuestos de Chicago por… Read more »

Se Necesitan: Trabajadores para las Elecciones del 20 de Marzo

Se Necesitan: Trabajadores para las Elecciones del 20 de Marzo

La Junta de Elecciones de Chicago anunció el lunes que aún se necesitan trabajadores electorales para que sirvan como Jueces de Elecciones y Coordinadores de Elecciones el martes, 20 de… Read more »

Símbolo de Esperanza

Símbolo de Esperanza

Por: Ashmar Mandou Cerca de 1,000 atletas de E.U. y Canadá participaron en los Juegos Olímpicos Internacionales de Verano Especiales que tuvieron lugar en julio de 1968 en el Soldier… Read more »

El Alcalde Emanuel y DCASE Anuncian Art on theMART

El Alcalde Emanuel y DCASE Anuncian Art on theMART

El Alcalde Rahm Emanuel se unió al Departamento de Asuntos Culturales y Eventos Especiales y theMART para proponer Art on the Mart, una instalación de iluminación permanente a gran escala…. Read more »

Flu Season Shows First Signs of Slowing

Flu Season Shows First Signs of Slowing

While this flu season is still one of the worst seen in years, the first signs that infection rates are starting to level off were reported by U.S. health officials… Read more »

Over 1,400 Noble Network of Charter Schools Students Registered as New Voters

Over 1,400 Noble Network of Charter Schools Students Registered as New Voters

On Tuesday, ahead of the state’s deadline, students and staff from the Noble Network of Charter Schools delivered 1,421 students’ new voter registration forms to the Cook County Board of… Read more »

ComEd Focuses on STEM Education During Black History Month

ComEd Focuses on STEM Education During Black History Month

ComEd is launching its Solar Spotlight program designed to expose African American high school students to opportunities in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) as part of… Read more »

Tackling Issues

Tackling Issues

By: Ashmar Mandou From immigration policies, to domestic violence, gun laws, and criminal justice reform, candidates for Governor Daniel Biss and JB Pritzker tackles these critical issues by sharing their… Read more »

La Temporada de Gripe Muestra Señas de Estar Disminuyendo

La Temporada de Gripe Muestra Señas de Estar Disminuyendo

Aunque la temporada de gripe es todavía una de las peores vista en años, las primeras señas de que el índice de infección está empezando a bajar, fueron reportadas por… Read more »

Más de 1,400 Estudiantes de Noble Network de Escuelas Charter Registrados Como Nuevos Votantes

Más de 1,400 Estudiantes de Noble Network de Escuelas Charter Registrados Como Nuevos Votantes

El martes, antes de la fecha límite del estado, estudiantes y personal de Noble Network de Charter Schools entregaron formas de registro de 1,421 estudiantes nuevos votantes a la Junta… Read more »

ComEd se Enfoca en la Educación STEM Durante el Mes de la Historia de la Raza Negra

ComEd se Enfoca en la Educación STEM Durante el Mes de la Historia de la Raza Negra

ComEd está lanzando su programa Solar Spotlight (Foco Solar) diseñado a exponer a estudiantes afroamericanos a oportunidades en los campos de la Ciencia, la Tecnología, la Ingeniería y las Matemáticas… Read more »

Abordando Problemas

Abordando Problemas

Por: Ashmar Mandou Desde políticas de inmigración, a violencia doméstica, leyes sobre armas de fuego y reforma de justicia criminal, los candidatos a Gobernador Daniel Biss y JB Pritzker abordan… Read more »

Ways to Love your Brain

Ways to Love your Brain

Growing evidence indicates that people in Illinois can reduce their risk of cognitive decline by adopting a few key lifestyle habits. In honor of Valentine’s Day, the national day of… Read more »

CAF’s Free Engineering Fest for Children

CAF’s Free Engineering Fest for Children

Give your child a new way to see the world – and maybe a dream career – at Chicago Architecture Foundation’s free annual Engineering Fest on February 24th & 25th… Read more »

‘This undermines our right to clean air’

‘This undermines our right to clean air’

By: Ashmar Mandou Northbrook-based Hilco Redevelopment Partners has bought the former Crawford Power Generating Station, located in Little Village, as part of a $100 million project to demolish the facility… Read more »

Rincón Médico: La Salud del Corazón

Rincón Médico: La Salud del Corazón

Por: Ashmar Mandou En febrero no solo celebramos el Día de San Valentín, sino que celebramos también el Mes Nacional del Corazón para elevar la concientización entre la población de… Read more »

Festival de Ingeniería Gratuito para los Niños

Festival de Ingeniería Gratuito para los Niños

De a su niño una nueva forma de ver el mundo – y tal vez la carrera soñada – en el Festival de Ingeniería gratuito de Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF)… Read more »

Heart Disease Healthy Habits

Heart Disease Healthy Habits

You want to make better food choices in favor of lean protein, whole grains, fruits, and vegetables. It’s going to take some time to make the shift. There are apps for… Read more »

Unsung Heroes – a new Exhibition Opening at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield

Unsung Heroes – a new Exhibition Opening at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield

Anna Heistad. Minnie Vautrin. Thomas Jones. Three ordinary people who did extraordinary things in service of their fellow man, each of whom history has largely forgotten. These “unsung heroes” will… Read more »

Travel the World

Travel the World

By: Ashmar Mandou Are you looking for adventure? Do you need help planning your next vacation? Are you in need of inspiration? The Chicago Travel and Adventure Show has you… Read more »

Instituto Cervantes of Chicago to Showcase 16th Chicago Flamenco Festival

Instituto Cervantes of Chicago to Showcase 16th Chicago Flamenco Festival

Flamenco masters return to Instituto Cervantes of Chicago, 31 W. Ohio Street, for its 16th Chicago Flamenco Festival, a multi-week festival celebrating Flamenco music and dance, running February 23 –… Read more »

Hábitos Saludables contra las Enfermedades Cardíacas

Hábitos Saludables contra las Enfermedades Cardíacas

Debe escoger mejor la comida, prefiriendo proteína magra, granos enteros, frutas y vegetales. Le va a tomar algún tiempo hacer el cambio. Hay aplicaciones para teléfonos inteligentes o tabletas que… Read more »

Auto Show de Chicago Revela Campaña en Redes Sociales

Auto Show de Chicago Revela Campaña en Redes Sociales

El Chicago Auto Show es este fin de semana en McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive., Chicago del 10 al 19 de febrero. Como uno de los shows de… Read more »

El Instituto Cervantes de Chicago Presenta el 16º Festival Flamenco de Chicago

El Instituto Cervantes de Chicago Presenta el 16º Festival Flamenco de Chicago

Los maestros del flamenco regresan al Instituto Cervantes de Chicago, 31 W. Ohio St., en su 16º Festival Flamenco de Chicago, festival multisemanal celebrando la música y el baile Flamenco,… Read more »

Héroes Desconocidos – Nueva Exhibición en el Museo Illinois State en Springfield

Héroes Desconocidos – Nueva Exhibición en el Museo Illinois State en Springfield

Anna Heistad. Minnie Vautrin. Thomas Jones. Tres personas comunes que hicieron cosas extraordinarias a favor de sus compañeros, cuyas historias han sido por mucho tiempo olvidadas. Estos ‘héroes desconocidos” serán… Read more »

Viaja por el Mundo

Viaja por el Mundo

Por: Ashmar Mandou ¿Buscas aventuras? ¿Necesitas planear tus próximas vacaciones? ¿Necesitas inspiración? Chicago Travel and Adventure Show te tiene en mente. Este sábado, 10 y el domingo, 11 de febrero… Read more »

High School Students Network Their Way to Success with Support from Exelon Mentors

High School Students Network Their Way to Success with Support from Exelon Mentors

Stay in School UIC Networking Scavenger Hunt empowers citywide youth to build a network, envision college, and graduate high school January is National Mentorship Month, and over the weekend, Exelon… Read more »

Trump on Immigration

Trump on Immigration

On Tuesday evening, President Donald Trump revealed his strategy to on the issue that has caused a profound divide: immigration. Last night, Trump unveiled his “four pillars” of immigration reform:… Read more »

Cook County Experts Address Public Health Implications of Gun Violence

Cook County Experts Address Public Health Implications of Gun Violence

By: Ashmar Mandou Cook County Board of Commissioners President Toni Preckwinkle joined by clinical experts on Tuesday to deliberate over gun violence as a public health issue in Cook County…. Read more »

Doug Stanton inspires with his storytelling craft in “12 Strong”

Doug Stanton inspires with his storytelling craft in “12 Strong”

By Nikoleta Morales Chris Hemsworth and Oscar nominee Michael Shannon star in “12 Strong,” a powerful new war drama about the U.S. Army’s Special Forces’ covert incursion into Taliban-held Afghanistan…. Read more »

Los Estudiantes de Secundaria se Unen para el Éxito con Apoyo de Tutores Exelon

Los Estudiantes de Secundaria se Unen para el Éxito con Apoyo de Tutores Exelon

La búsqueda de redes de la UIC Quédese en la Escuela apoya a la juventud en toda la ciudad para construir redes, pensar en la universidad y graduarse de secundaria… Read more »

Los Expertos del Condado de Cook Hablan sobre las Implicaciones en la Salud Pública de la Violencia con Armas

Los Expertos del Condado de Cook Hablan sobre las Implicaciones en la Salud Pública de la Violencia con Armas

Por: Ashmar Mandou Toni Preckwinkle, Presidente de la Junta de Comisionados del Condado de Cook, se unió con expertos clínicos el martes para discutir sobre la violencia con armas como… Read more »

How to Choose the Best College for You

How to Choose the Best College for You

By: Ashmar Mandou While choosing a college may be a daunting task, it is one of the most decisions you will make in your life. There are many schools to… Read more »

Buen Provecho!

Buen Provecho!

By: Ashmar Mandou Get ready to indulge your taste buds for the next 14 days as Chicago Restaurant Week kicks off January 26th through February 8th with deals to fit… Read more »

Chicago Latino Film Festival Announces Contest Winner

Chicago Latino Film Festival Announces Contest Winner

The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC), producer of the Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF) is proud to announce that Chicago-based graphic designer Jorge Pomareda is the winner of… Read more »

McKinley Park Coalition Seeks to “Shatter the Myths” About Teen Drug and Alcohol Use

McKinley Park Coalition Seeks to “Shatter the Myths” About Teen Drug and Alcohol Use

In McKinley Park, teen use of alcohol and marijuana soars high, even compared to state averages. According to localized data from the 2016 Illinois Youth Survey, eight percent of eighth… Read more »

Cómo Escoger la Mejor Universidad

Cómo Escoger la Mejor Universidad

Por: Ashmar Mandou Aunque escoger un colegio o universidad puede ser desalentador, es una de las principales decisiones que harás en tu vida. Hay muchas escuelas de las que escoger,… Read more »

Festival de Cine Latino de Chicago Anuncia Ganador de Concurso

Festival de Cine Latino de Chicago Anuncia Ganador de Concurso

El Centro Cultural Latino Internacional de Chicago (ILCC), productor del Festival del Cine Latino de Chicago (CLFF) se enorgullece en anunciar que el diseñador Jorge Pomareda, de Chicago, es el… Read more »

Coalición de McKinley Park Busca “Romper los Mitos” Sobre el Uso de Drogas y Alcohol entre Adolescentes

Coalición de McKinley Park Busca “Romper los Mitos” Sobre el Uso de Drogas y Alcohol entre Adolescentes

En McKinley Park, el uso del alcohol y la mariguana entre adolescentes se ha elevado mucho, inclusive comparado a promedios estatales. De acuerdo a datos localizados en el Estudio de… Read more »

Buen Provecho!

Buen Provecho!

Por: Ashmar Mandou Prepárate para darle gusto a tu paladar los próximos 14 días en que comienza la Semana de Restaurantes de Chicago, del 26 de enero al 8 de… Read more »

Medical Corner: Nutrition

Medical Corner: Nutrition

By: Ashmar Mandou The most common New Year’s resolutions tend to circle around health, weight loss, healthier food choices, etc. However, most people encounter difficult obstacles preventing them from successfully… Read more »

Women’s March

Women’s March

By: Ashmar Mandou In two days the streets of Downtown Chicago will be taken over by demonstrators voicing an array of concerns from healthcare, immigration policies, to sexual misconduct, etc.,… Read more »

Rincón Médico: Nutrición

Rincón Médico: Nutrición

Por: Ashmar Mandou Las resoluciones más comunes de Año Nuevo tienden a girar alrededor de la salud, la pérdida de peso, alternativas de comida más saludable, etc. Sin embargo, la… Read more »

Marcha de la Mujer

Marcha de la Mujer

Por: Ashmar Mandou En dos días, las calles del Centro de Chicago serán tomadas por manifestantes voceando una gran variedad de inquietudes, desde el cuidado de salud y políticas de… Read more »

Felipe Esparza sells out comedy show in Chicago

Felipe Esparza sells out comedy show in Chicago

By Nikoleta Morales Due to a sold-out show and extreme popular demand from fans, comedian Felipe Esparza has added a second show in Chicago for his highly-anticipated “Bad Decisions Tour.”… Read more »

DACA Ruling

DACA Ruling

By: Ashmar Mandou Federal Judge William Alsup of California temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s efforts to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). Judge Alsup said the administration… Read more »

Tips to Help Women Prepare For Long-Term Health Care

Tips to Help Women Prepare For Long-Term Health Care

Women spend much of their lives caring for others. As mothers and wives, they never seem to stop giving to their families and husbands.  So who will take care of… Read more »

Teachers to Emanuel: ‘fix failed policies’

Teachers to Emanuel: ‘fix failed policies’

By: Ashmar Mandou Teachers and allies commenced their new year by holding a press conference outside of Mayor Emanuel’s office Monday morning to garner attention over a list of proposals… Read more »

Fallo de DACA

Fallo de DACA

Por: Ashmar Mandou El Juez Federal de California, William Alsup, bloqueó temporalmente los esfuerzos de la administración Trump de terminar el programa de Acción Diferida (DACA). El juez Alsup dijo… Read more »

Consejos para Ayudar a la Mujer a Prepararse  para Cuidado de Salud a Largo Plazo

Consejos para Ayudar a la Mujer a Prepararse para Cuidado de Salud a Largo Plazo

La mujer pasa mucha parte de su vida atendiendo a otros. Como madres y esposas nunca parecen parar de atender a sus familiares y esposos. Entonces ¿Quién va a atender… Read more »

Barrel of Monkeys Presents THAT’S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Stories for Change

Barrel of Monkeys Presents THAT’S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Stories for Change

Barrel of Monkeys is pleased to present THAT’S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Stories for Change, an evening of stories showcasing the fascinating, poignant and often hilarious ideas students have for the change… Read more »

Algonquin Resident Wins First Today’s Inspired Latina Woman of the Year Award

Algonquin Resident Wins First Today’s Inspired Latina Woman of the Year Award

Honored for her compassion and proactive roles within the Hispanic community, Algonquin resident Tamika Lecheé Morales recently became the recipient of the first annual Today’s Inspired Latina Woman of the… Read more »

Surviving Cold and Flu Season

Surviving Cold and Flu Season

By: Ashmar Mandou There have been may more flu cases in recent weeks, according to the CDC, which issued a health advisory on Wednesday. The CDC is recommending people take… Read more »

Senado Federal de la República de México inaugura ‘Galardón Migrante Solidario’ con entrega al Senador Sandoval

Senado Federal de la República de México inaugura ‘Galardón Migrante Solidario’ con entrega al Senador Sandoval

Durante los días festivos en México en honor a la Virgen de Guadalupe, el Senador del PRI y presidente de la Confederación Parlamentaria de las Américas (Copa), Miguel Ángel Chico… Read more »

New Year’s Resolution Ideas

New Year’s Resolution Ideas

By: Ashmar Mandou New Year is just days away and serves as the perfect opportunity to reevaluate and reflect on your life’s choices this past year with hope to kick… Read more »

How to Commit to Your New Year’s Resolutions

How to Commit to Your New Year’s Resolutions

By: Ashmar Mandou It can be daunting when your list of New Year’s Resolutions is as long as your holiday shopping list. However, it is important to remember that the… Read more »

La Adición a los Teléfonos Inteligentes Crea Desbalance Cerebral, Sugiere Estudio

La Adición a los Teléfonos Inteligentes Crea Desbalance Cerebral, Sugiere Estudio

Los investigadores han encontraro un desbalance en la química cerebral de los jóvenes adictos a los smartphones y el internet, de acuerdo a un estudio presentado en la junta anual… Read more »

Cómo Cumplir Tus Resoluciones de Año Nuevo

Cómo Cumplir Tus Resoluciones de Año Nuevo

Por: Ashmar Mandou Puede ser desalentador cuando tu lista de Resoluciones de Año Nuevo es tan larga como tu lista de compras navideñas. Sin embargo, es importante recordar que el… Read more »

Ideas para las Resoluciones de Año Nuevo

Ideas para las Resoluciones de Año Nuevo

Por: Ashmar Mandou El Año Nuevo está solo a unos cuantos días y es la oportunidad perfecta para re-evaluar y reflexionar sobre las alternativas de la vida el año que… Read more »

Angeles “Angie” Sandoval announces election bid for Cook County Commissioner of the 7th District

Angeles “Angie” Sandoval announces election bid for Cook County Commissioner of the 7th District

Surrounded by community leaders from the Southwest Side of Chicago, Democrat Angeles “Angie” Sandoval, formally announced her bid to become the next Cook County Commissioner of the 7th District. She… Read more »

Alina Robert in Make Love Great Again

Alina Robert in Make Love Great Again

By: Nikoleta Morales Cuban actress Alina Robert, who captivated the Hispanic market in the US with her beauty and talent in Nuestra Belleza Latina (Univision), as co-host of Sabado Gigante… Read more »

Women’s Business Development Center Launches InventIllinois

Women’s Business Development Center Launches InventIllinois

The Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) announced they will launch a new program, InventIllinois, geared toward early-stage, high-science product development, such as advanced material sciences, biotechnology, cybersecurity, data analytics, health… Read more »

National Immigrant Groups Urge Congress to Pass DREAM Act Now

National Immigrant Groups Urge Congress to Pass DREAM Act Now

By: Ashmar Mandou Undocumented immigrants, their friends, families, and progressive allies took action in Chicago, Washington, D.C., and in cities across the nation, to urge Congress to pass the DREAM… Read more »

National Immigrant Groups Exhorta al Congreso a Aprobar el Acta DREAM Ahora

National Immigrant Groups Exhorta al Congreso a Aprobar el Acta DREAM Ahora

Por: Ashmar Mandou Inmigrantes indocumentados, sus amigos, familiares y aliados progresivos esperan acción en Chicago, Washington, D.C., y en ciudades de toda la nación, para exhortar al Congreso a que… Read more »

Angeles “Angie” Sandoval Anuncia Propuesta de Elección para  Comisionada del Condado de Cook del Distrito 7

Angeles “Angie” Sandoval Anuncia Propuesta de Elección para Comisionada del Condado de Cook del Distrito 7

Rodeada por líderes comunitarios del Sector Sudoeste de Chicago, la Demócrata Angeles “Angie” Sandoval, anunció formalmente su propuesta de convertirse en la próxima Comisionada del Condado de Cook del Distrito… Read more »

Women’s Business Development Center Lanza InventIllinois

Women’s Business Development Center Lanza InventIllinois

Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) anunció que lanzaría un nuevo programa, InventIllinois, orientado hacia el desarrollo de productos de alta ciencia en sus primeras etapas, como materiales de ciencia avanzados,… Read more »

Putting Family First

Putting Family First

By: Ashmar Mandou On Monday morning, Daniel Biss and Litesa Wallace held a press conference at the Norwegian American Hospital in the Humboldt Park neighborhood to introduce the “Letting Illinois… Read more »

Supporting Those with Anxiety During Holidays

Supporting Those with Anxiety During Holidays

While the holidays are traditionally considered a time of joy and celebration, for the many who suffer from mood disorders, holidays can bring on feelings of anxiety, depression, isolation and… Read more »

Celebrate 2017 Holiday Season in the Parks

Celebrate 2017 Holiday Season in the Parks

The Chicago Park District will host numerous holiday events this winter in parks citywide. Skating with Santa and chocolate house making are just a few of the kid-friendly indoor and… Read more »

Carlo Mendez – the hot new Latin actor makes a breakthrough in Hollywood

Carlo Mendez – the hot new Latin actor makes a breakthrough in Hollywood

By: Nikoleta Morales Cuban-American actor Carlo Mendez (actress Eva Mendez’s brother) is making his breakthrough as a comedic leading man in a guest starring role opposite Rob Schneider in Season… Read more »

City Officials Urge Chicagoans to Prepare for Cold Conditions in Upcoming Week

City Officials Urge Chicagoans to Prepare for Cold Conditions in Upcoming Week

As temperatures drop significantly overnight, the City of Chicago is urging residents to be prepared as the cold takes hold and be aware of City-offered services and tips to stay… Read more »

‘Tis the Season for Keeping Your Budget in Check

‘Tis the Season for Keeping Your Budget in Check

By: Andrés Baltazar The holidays are meant to be the most wonderful time of the year. So, the last thing any of us wants is to be distracted by financial… Read more »

New Survey Reveals Hispanic-Americans’ Attitudes Toward Health

New Survey Reveals Hispanic-Americans’ Attitudes Toward Health

Hispanic-Americans are less likely to seek health screenings or preventive care compared with their black and white peers, according to a new survey that provides a detailed and ongoing assessment… Read more »

ACCESS Launches Pilot Program to Help Mental Illness, Trauma Patients

ACCESS Launches Pilot Program to Help Mental Illness, Trauma Patients

By: Ashmar Mandou Access Community Health Network (ACCESS) is launching a new pilot program to improve outcomes for residents of the South and West sides of Chicago with serious and… Read more »

Este es el Momento de Controlar su Presupuesto

Este es el Momento de Controlar su Presupuesto

Por: Andrés Baltazar La época Navideña debe ser la mejor del año. Por lo tanto, lo último que queremos es estar preocupados con el estrés financiero. Sin embargo, las fiestas… Read more »

ACCESS Lanza Programa Piloto Para Ayudar a Pacientes de Trauma y Enfermedades Mentales

ACCESS Lanza Programa Piloto Para Ayudar a Pacientes de Trauma y Enfermedades Mentales

Por: Ashmar Mandou Access Community Health Network (ACCESS) lanza nuevo programa piloto para mejorar los resultados para los residentes de los sectores Sur y Oeste de Chicago con graves y… Read more »

Nuevo Estudio Revela Actitudes Hacia la Salud de los Hispanoamericanos

Nuevo Estudio Revela Actitudes Hacia la Salud de los Hispanoamericanos

Los hispanoamericanos son los menos propensos a buscar pruebas de salud o cuidados preventivos comparados con las personas blancas o negras, de acuerdo a un nuevo estudio que ofrece una… Read more »

Murder in the Woods – the first of its kind all American horror with an all Latino cast

Murder in the Woods – the first of its kind all American horror with an all Latino cast

By: Nikoleta Morales Edited by Lawndale Bilingual Newspaper The highly anticipated horror film Murder In The Woods, starring José Julián (A Better Life) and featuring renowned actor Danny Trejo (Machete),… Read more »

Christmas Plays

Christmas Plays

A White Christmas Cadillac Palace Theatre Through December 3rd, 2017 Irving Berlin’s White Christmas tells the story of two showbiz buddies putting on a show in a picturesque Vermont inn,… Read more »

Gutierrez Endorses Garcia as Successor

Gutierrez Endorses Garcia as Successor

By: Ashmar Mandou In front of a crowd of supporters, Congressman Luis Gutierrez announced Tuesday he will no longer seek re-election in 2018, instead endorsing Jesus “Chuy” Garcia to take… Read more »

Emanuel, Chicago Park District Cut Ribbon on Lakefront Trail

Emanuel, Chicago Park District Cut Ribbon on Lakefront Trail

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Park District Superintendent Michael P. Kelly celebrated the completed section of the lakefront trail separation project from Fullerton Avenue to North Avenue. Chicago’s entire 18-mile… Read more »

Christmas Plays

Christmas Plays

Blanca Navidad Cadillac Palace Theatre Hasta el 3 de Diciembre del 2017 White Christmas de Irving Berlin cuenta la historia de dos amigos del mundo del espectáculo que montan un… Read more »

Gutiérrez Respalda a García como su Sucesor

Gutiérrez Respalda a García como su Sucesor

Por: Ashmar Mandou Frente a una multitud de simpatizantes, el Congresista Luis Gutiérrez anunció el martes que no buscará la reelección en el 2018, endosando a Jesús “Chuy” García para… Read more »

Emanuel y el Distrito de Parques de Chicago Cortan la Cinta de Inauguración del Sendero Frente al Lago

Emanuel y el Distrito de Parques de Chicago Cortan la Cinta de Inauguración del Sendero Frente al Lago

El Alcalde Rahm Emanuel y el Superintendente Michael P. Kelly, del Distrito de Parques de Chicago celebraron la sección terminada del proyecto de separación del sendero del frente del lago,… Read more »

Archdiocese of Chicago Announces New Structure for Parishes in West Humboldt Park

Archdiocese of Chicago Announces New Structure for Parishes in West Humboldt Park

By: Ashmar Mandou The Archdiocese of Chicago is headed in a new direction. As part of their revitalization program, Renew My Church, the leadership of parishes in West Humboldt Park… Read more »

City Announces Record Tourism Performance

City Announces Record Tourism Performance

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Chicago is on track to reach the goal of 55 million visitors annually at the end of this year – three years early. Chicago has been… Read more »

Spirit of Thanksgiving

Spirit of Thanksgiving

By: Ashmar Mandou In the spirit of Thanksgiving and charity several organizations across the City will open their doors to help hungry families have a warm meal and converse with… Read more »

Disaster Relief Fund for Mexico and Puerto Rico

Disaster Relief Fund for Mexico and Puerto Rico

Natural disasters have plagued North America over the past couple of months and many of you are wondering what can be done from Cicero. Town President Larry Dominick and the… Read more »

Fondo Para Ayuda en Desastres Para México y Puerto Rico

Fondo Para Ayuda en Desastres Para México y Puerto Rico

Los desastres naturales han plagado norteamérica en los últimos meses y muchos de ustedes se preguntan que puede hacerse desde Cicero. El Presidente de Cicero, Larry Dominick y la Junta… Read more »

La Arquidiócesis de Chicago Anuncia Nueva Estructura para las Parroquias de Humboldt Park

La Arquidiócesis de Chicago Anuncia Nueva Estructura para las Parroquias de Humboldt Park

Por: Ashmar Mandou La Arquidiócesis de Chicago toma nueva dirección. Como parte de su programa de revitalización, Renew My Church, el liderazgo de las parroquias de West Humboldt Park se… Read more »

La Ciudad Anuncia Cifra Récord de Turismo

La Ciudad Anuncia Cifra Récord de Turismo

El Alcalde Rahm Emanuel anunció que Chicago está en vía de alcanzar la meta de 55 millones de visitantes anuales para final de este año – tres años antes. Chicago… Read more »

El Espíritu del Día de Gracias

El Espíritu del Día de Gracias

Por: Ashmar Mandou Con el espíritu del Día de gracias y caridad, varias organizaciones de la Ciudad abrirán sus puertas para ayudar a las familias con hambre a que tengan… Read more »

CPS Suspension Rates Continue to Fall

CPS Suspension Rates Continue to Fall

By: Ashmar Mandou Recently, Chicago Public Schools announced that suspensions continue to decline, with a 41 percent reduction in in-school suspensions and a 76 percent reduction in the rate of… Read more »

‘Celebrating a Brighter Future’

‘Celebrating a Brighter Future’

By: Ashmar Mandou Teens in Chicago will soon be empowered through art, peace, and job festival as part of the “Celebrating a Brighter Future,” on November 15th at the Austin… Read more »

Norwegian American Hospital Brings Care-A-Van to Children in Need

Norwegian American Hospital Brings Care-A-Van to Children in Need

By: Ashmar Mandou Underserved children from Chicago’s Humboldt Park area were the recipients of the most advanced mobile health care following the unveiling on Thursday of a new pediatric mobile… Read more »

Chicago Honors America’s Veterans

Chicago Honors America’s Veterans

The ceremony will take place in front of the Doughboy statue. The program will culminate with a wreath laying ceremony at the Doughboy, a 21-gun salute, “Taps” and the “Armed… Read more »

Chicago Honra a los Veteranos de Estados Unidos

Chicago Honra a los Veteranos de Estados Unidos

La ceremonia tendrá lugar frente a la estatua de Doughboy. El programa culminará con una ceremonia en la que se colocará una guirnalda en el Doughboy, un saludo de 21… Read more »

El Hospital Norwegian American Lleva la Unidad ‘Care-A-Van’ a los Niños Necesitados

El Hospital Norwegian American Lleva la Unidad ‘Care-A-Van’ a los Niños Necesitados

Por: Ashmar Mandou Los niños de bajos recursos del área de Humboldt Park de Chicago fueron los recipientes de la más avanzada unidad móvil de salud, tras la develación, el… Read more »

‘Celebrando un Mejor Futuro’

‘Celebrando un Mejor Futuro’

Por: Ashmar Mandou Los adolescentes de Chicago se verán pronto empoderados por el arte, la paz y el festival de empleos como parte del evento “Celebrando Un Mejor Futuro” el… Read more »

Las Tasas de Suspensión de CPS Continúan Cayendo

Las Tasas de Suspensión de CPS Continúan Cayendo

Por: Ashmar Mandou Recientemente, las Escuelas Públicas de Chicago anunciaron que las suspenciones continúan bajando, con un 41 por ciento de reducción en suspensiones dentro de la escuela y un… Read more »

Emanuel Designates 2018 As ‘Year of Creative Youth’

Emanuel Designates 2018 As ‘Year of Creative Youth’

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) designated 2018 as the “Year of Creative Youth.” This will represent an over $2 million investment… Read more »

‘Tell Your Story’

‘Tell Your Story’

Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer continued her “Tell Your Story” series for the residents of the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) on Friday, October 27 with an engaging panel of… Read more »

City Expands Local Fight Against Opioid Epidemic

City Expands Local Fight Against Opioid Epidemic

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced increased efforts to expand Chicago’s fight against the opioid epidemic facing cities and towns across the nation. As part of the Mayor’s… Read more »

Enlace Receives Capital Grant for New Building

Enlace Receives Capital Grant for New Building

By: Ashmar Mandou Enlace recently received a substantial grant from The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc., to support construction of a new 9,000 sq. ft. office and community space… Read more »

‘Cuenta Tu Historia’

‘Cuenta Tu Historia’

La Comisionada del Condado de Cook, Bridget Gainer, continuó su serie “Cuenta Tu Historia” para los rsidentes de un Centro de Detención Juvenil Temporal (JTDC) el viernes, 27 de octubre,… Read more »

Enlace Recibe Subvención de Capital para Nuevo Edificio

Enlace Recibe Subvención de Capital para Nuevo Edificio

Por: Ashmar Mandou Enlace recibió recientemente un considerable subsidio de The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc., para apoyar la construcción de una nueva oficina, de 9,000 pies cuadrados y… Read more »

La Ciudad Amplía su Lucha Local Contra la Epidemia de Opioides

La Ciudad Amplía su Lucha Local Contra la Epidemia de Opioides

El Departamento de Salud Pública de Chicago (CDPH) anunció haber aumentado sus esfuerzoa para ampliar la lucha de Chicago contra la epidemia de opioides que enfrentan las ciudades y pueblos… Read more »

Emanuel Designa el 2018 Como “El Año de la Juventud Creativa”

Emanuel Designa el 2018 Como “El Año de la Juventud Creativa”

El Alcalde Rahm Emanuel y el Departamento de Asuntos Culturales y Eventos Especiales de Chicago (DCASE) designaron al 2018 como “El Año de la Juventud Creativa”. Esto representará una inversión… Read more »

‘#NoMore in Illinois’

‘#NoMore in Illinois’

By: Ashmar Mandou An increasing number of sexual harassment allegations involving elected officials to lobbyists has impacted the Capitol during a veto session on Tuesday morning. After thousands of women… Read more »

PPC Hosts Annual Pilsen Education Summit

PPC Hosts Annual Pilsen Education Summit

By: Nancy Marquez The Pilsen Planning Committee (PPC) had their eleventh annual Pilsen Education Summit on October 21st at Benito Juarez High School. The PPC, along with partnering organizations, puts… Read more »

Halloween Fun

Halloween Fun

Compiled by Ashmar Mandou ElevArte Pumpkins Painting Saturday, Oct. 28th 10a.m., to 2p.m. Dvorak Park at 1119 W. Cullerton, Chicago Chicago Park District Halloween in the Parks From kid-friendly events… Read more »

Chicago Paratransit Riders Files Complaint with FTA

Chicago Paratransit Riders Files Complaint with FTA

A Report released on Monday by Access Living finds that only 62 percent of the 186 paratransit pick-ups recorded through multiple surveys around Chicago were on-time. In contrast, Pace, which… Read more »

‘#NoMás en Illinois’

‘#NoMás en Illinois’

Por: Ashmar Mandou Un creciente número de alegatos de acoso sexual, involucrando de funcionarios electos a cabilderos, impactó el Capitolio durante una sesión de veto el martes por la mañana…. Read more »

Activist and Community Leader Juan M. Calderón to Serve as a Member of the Chicago Board of Health

Activist and Community Leader Juan M. Calderón to Serve as a Member of the Chicago Board of Health

By: Ashmar Mandou Community activist Juan M. Calderón was appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to serve as a member of the Chicago Board of Health. City Council approved the Mayor’s… Read more »

Advocates Call for Passage SB 32

Advocates Call for Passage SB 32

By: Ashmar Mandou The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights released a new report titled Unequal Protection: Disparate Treatment of Immigrant Victims in Cook, the Collar Counties, and Beyond… Read more »

Five New Early Childhood Education Programs Coming to Chicago

Five New Early Childhood Education Programs Coming to Chicago

By: Ashmar Mandou Nearly $1.8 million will be allocated in this year’s budget for five new, high-quality early education programming sites next year. These sites will be designed to meet… Read more »

Emanuel, Rauner Announce Submission of Bid for Amazon HQ 2

Emanuel, Rauner Announce Submission of Bid for Amazon HQ 2

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Governor Bruce Rauner announced submission of the Chicago area’s bid for Amazon’s HQ2. The bid concludes a month-long process that brought together an unprecedented group of… Read more »

Defensores Piden la Aprobación de la SB 32

Defensores Piden la Aprobación de la SB 32

Por Ashmar Mandou La Coalición pro Derechos del Refugiado y el Inmigrante de Illinois (ICIRR) publicó un nuevo reporte titulado Protección Desigual: Tratamiento Desigual a los Inmigrantes Víctimas en Cook,… Read more »

El Activista y Líder Comunitario Juan M. Calderón Funge como Miembro de la Junta de Salud de Chicago

El Activista y Líder Comunitario Juan M. Calderón Funge como Miembro de la Junta de Salud de Chicago

Por: Ashmar Mandou El activistga comunitario Juan M. Calderón fue nombrado por el Alcalde Rahm Emnanuel para servir como miembro de la Junta de Salud de Chicago. El Concilio de… Read more »

Emanuel y Rauner Anuncian Presentación de Oferta para Amazon HQ2

Emanuel y Rauner Anuncian Presentación de Oferta para Amazon HQ2

El Alcalde Rahm Emanuel y el Gobernador Bruce Rauner anunciaron haber presentado la oferta del área para HQ2 de Amazon. La oferta concluye un mes de proceso que reunió un… Read more »

The Life of Chavela Vargas

The Life of Chavela Vargas

By: Ashmar Mandou Legendary singer Chavela Vargas embodied strength, courage, and revelry. Born in San Joaquín de Flores, Costa Rica, but fled to Mexico for musical opportunities, Vargas challenged mainstream… Read more »

New Report: growing Latino population needs more educational, economic resources

New Report: growing Latino population needs more educational, economic resources

By: Ashmar Mandou Members of the Chicago City Council Latino Caucus; Ric Estrada, President and CEO of Metropolitan Family Services; José Miguel Acosta-Córdova, Research Assistant at the UIC’s Institute for… Read more »

Rally ‘Chicago is not our sanctuary’

Rally ‘Chicago is not our sanctuary’

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Representatives of the Organized communities Against Deportations (OCAD) and Black Youth Project 100 (BYP100) blocked traffic outside of City Hall Tuesday afternoon with life size art… Read more »

‘Abuelita’ Ramirez Receives Good News in Legal Battle Against ICE

‘Abuelita’ Ramirez Receives Good News in Legal Battle Against ICE

By: Ashmar Mandou “Abuelita” Genoveva Ramirez appeared at her first court hearing on Tuesday morning at Dirksen Federal Building following the lawsuit she has brought against the Department of Homeland… Read more »

Nuevo Reporte: La Creciente Población Latina Necesita Más Recursos Educativos y Económicos

Nuevo Reporte: La Creciente Población Latina Necesita Más Recursos Educativos y Económicos

Por Ashmar Mandou Los miembros del Concilio del Caucus Latino de la Ciudad de Chicago; Ric Estrada, Presidente y CEO de Metropolitan Family Services; José Miguel Acosta-Córdova, Investigador Asistente de… Read more »

Rally ‘Chicago no es nuestro santuario’

Rally ‘Chicago no es nuestro santuario’

Pie de Foto por Ashmar Mandou Representantes de Comunidades Unidas Contra las Deportaciones (OCAD) y Black Youth Project 100 (BY100) bloquearon el tráfico fuera de la Alcaldía el martes por… Read more »

La Vida de Chavela Vargas

La Vida de Chavela Vargas

Por: Ashmar Mandou La legendaria cantante Chavela Vargas simboliza la fuerza, el valor y la rebeldía. Nacida en San Joaquín de las Flores, Costa Rica, pero transplantada a México por… Read more »

La ‘Abuelita’ Ramírez Recibe Buenas Noticias en Batalla Legal Contra ICE

La ‘Abuelita’ Ramírez Recibe Buenas Noticias en Batalla Legal Contra ICE

Por: Ashmar Mandou La “Abuelita” Genoveva Ramírez apareció en su primera audiencia de corte el martes por la mañana en Dirksen Federal Building, tras la demanda que puso contra el… Read more »

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

By: Ashmar Mandou We continue our Hispanic Heritage Month by highlighting two phenomenal role models who exemplify compassion, altruism, and determination to improve their surrounding communities. This week, we shine… Read more »

The Puerto Rican Agenda Emergency Relief Fundraiser

The Puerto Rican Agenda Emergency Relief Fundraiser

By: Nancy Marquez The Puerto Rican Agenda hosted an emergency fundraiser at the Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center this past Friday Sept. 22nd for Puerto Rico as it was declared… Read more »

Become a Halloween Artist

Become a Halloween Artist

LUMA8, in collaboration with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and the Chicago Park District, is pleased to announce Arts in the Dark, a festive and enchanting nighttime… Read more »

‘It’s Immoral’

‘It’s Immoral’

Rally Urges Congress to Pass Relief After Hurricane Maria By: Ashmar Mandou Puerto Rican leaders, community allies and Ald. Roberto Maldonado (26th) rallied Wednesday morning to demand immediate federal aid… Read more »

El Mes de la Herencia Hispana

El Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Por: Ashmar Mandou Continuamos nuestro Mes de la Herencia Hispana destacando dos magníficas figuras modelo que ejemplifican la compasión, el altruismo y la determinación para mejorar sus comunidades circunvecinas. Esta… Read more »

‘Es Inmoral’

‘Es Inmoral’

Manifestación Exhorta al Congreso a Aprobar Ayuda Tras el Huracán María Por: Ashmar Mandou Líderes puertorriqueños, comunidades aliadas y el Concejal Roberto Maldonado (26th) hicieron una manifestación el miércoles por… Read more »

Agenda Puertorriqueña de Recaudación de Fondos de Emergencia

Agenda Puertorriqueña de Recaudación de Fondos de Emergencia

Por: Nancy Márquez La Agenda Puertorriqueña ofreció una recaudación de fondos de emergencia en Segundo Ruíz Belvis Cultural Center el pasado viernes, 22 de septiembre para Puerto Rico, ya que… Read more »

Conviértase en Artista de Halloween

Conviértase en Artista de Halloween

LUMA8 en colaboración con el Departamento de Asuntos Culturales y Eventos Especiales y el Distrito de Parques de Chicago se complacen en anunciar Arts in the Dark (Arte en la… Read more »

Housing Advocates Request Changes to Mayor’s Affordable Housing Pilots

Housing Advocates Request Changes to Mayor’s Affordable Housing Pilots

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Housing advocates held a press conference Monday morning at City Hall to request amendments be made to two new housing pilot programs proposed by the Mayor… Read more »

Community Members Angry at Tent City Removal

Community Members Angry at Tent City Removal

Community members angry at a dramatic increase in city officials’ attacks on the homeless gathered at the office of one of the principal organizers of the removal 46th Ward Alderman… Read more »

Iliana A. Mora Aims to Elevate Latina Voices

Iliana A. Mora Aims to Elevate Latina Voices

By: Ashmar Mandou We begin our Hispanic Heritage Month special editions by honoring President and CEO of Women Employed Iliana A. Mora, who is highly regarded in the non-profit sector,… Read more »

The Resurrection Project Hosting DACA Tuesdays

The Resurrection Project Hosting DACA Tuesdays

By: Nancy Marquez Since 1990 The Resurrection Project (TRP) has empowered residents and worked with communities to help them overcome obstacles. As part of their initiative, they are hosting informational… Read more »

Iliana A. Mora Aspira a Elevar las Voces Latinas

Iliana A. Mora Aspira a Elevar las Voces Latinas

Por: Ashmar Mandou Comenzamos nuestras ediciones especiales del Mes de la Herencia Hispana honrando a la Presidente y CEO de Women Employed, Iliana A. Mora, ampliamente reconocida en el sector… Read more »

Sesiones DACA Tuesdays de Resurrection Proyect

Sesiones DACA Tuesdays de Resurrection Proyect

Desde 1990, Resurrection Project (TRP) ha empoderado a los residentes y trabajado con las comunidades para ayudarles a vencer los obstáculos que se les presentan. Como parte de su iniciativa… Read more »

Chicago Grandmother Facing Deportation Sues DHS

Chicago Grandmother Facing Deportation Sues DHS

By: Ashmar Mandou Chicago grandmother and long-time immigration activist Genoveva Ramirez sued the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) earlier this week to petition its immigration service review a long-pending visa… Read more »

Record Visitors for EXPO Chicago

Record Visitors for EXPO Chicago

The City of Chicago welcomed more than 100,000 visitors from around the world to Chicago for several premier arts and design events. For its second edition, the Chicago Architecture Biennial… Read more »

Little Village Chamber of Commerce to Offer Free DACA Renewal Clinic

Little Village Chamber of Commerce to Offer Free DACA Renewal Clinic

By: Ashmar Mandou Last week, Jaime di Paulo, executive director of Chicago’s Little Village Chamber of Commerce dedicated Chicago’s 48th Annual Mexican Independence Day parade to the young, undocumented immigrants… Read more »

Mujeres Latinas en Acción Welcomes New President and CEO

Mujeres Latinas en Acción Welcomes New President and CEO

The Board of Directors is delighted to bring Linda back to the organization in this key role. Linda has extensive experience working in the Latino community and is deeply committed… Read more »

Número Récord de Visitantes a EXPO Chicago

Número Récord de Visitantes a EXPO Chicago

La Ciudad de Chicago recibió a más de 100,000 visitantes de todo el mundo para varios eventos premier de arte y diseño. En esta segunda edición, Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB)… Read more »

Abuela de Chicago que Enfrenta la Deportación Demanda a DHS

Abuela de Chicago que Enfrenta la Deportación Demanda a DHS

Por: Ashmar Mandou Una abuela de Chicago, por mucho tiempo activista de inmigración, Genoveva Ramírez, demandó a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a principio de esta semana, pidiendo que revise… Read more »

La Cámara de Comercio de La Villita Ofrece Clínica Gratis de Renovación de DACA

La Cámara de Comercio de La Villita Ofrece Clínica Gratis de Renovación de DACA

Por: Ashmar Mandou La semana pasada, Jaime di Paulo, director ejecutivo de la Cámara de Comercio de La Villita de Chicago, dedicó el desfile del Día de la Independencia Mexicana… Read more »

Nueva Presidente y CEO de Mujeres Latinas en Acción

Nueva Presidente y CEO de Mujeres Latinas en Acción

La Mesa Directiva se complace en traer a Linda de vuelta a la organización en su rol principal. Linda tiene una gran experiencia en la comunidad latina y está profundamente… Read more »

Casa Central Hosts Business Networking Luncheon

Casa Central Hosts Business Networking Luncheon

By: Nancy Marquez Casa Central, the largest Hispanic social service in the Midwest, hosted a Business Networking Luncheon on Thursday, Aug. 17th. Casa Central founded in Chicago in 1954 and… Read more »

FEMA Awards Cicero Fire $130,000 for Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Detectors

FEMA Awards Cicero Fire $130,000 for Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Detectors

The Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded the Town of Cicero a $130,000 grant to replenish its stock of Smoke/Carbon Monoxide detectors that are given to residents free of charge. Among… Read more »

Program Aims to Rehabilitate Vacant Homes, Create Job Training Opportunities

Program Aims to Rehabilitate Vacant Homes, Create Job Training Opportunities

By: Ashmar Mandou A $6 million pilot program is underway to help acquire and rehab 50 vacant homes in Garfield Park, Humboldt Park, and Englewood through a partnership that will… Read more »

Cicero Welcomes New Queen

Cicero Welcomes New Queen

By: Ashmar Mandou For Ingrid Burgos, 18, being crowned Señorita Cicero this past weekend was truly an exhilarating experience, one that continues to bring on the butterflies. “I still cannot… Read more »

Programa para Rehabilitar Casas Vacías y Crear Oportunidades de Entrenamiento de Empleo

Programa para Rehabilitar Casas Vacías y Crear Oportunidades de Entrenamiento de Empleo

Por: Ashmar Mandou Un programa piloto de $6 millones está en camino de ayudar a adquirir y rehabilitar 50 casas vacías en Garfield Park, Humboldt Park y Englewood, a través… Read more »

Casa Central Ofrece Almuerzo de Negocios e Intercambios

Casa Central Ofrece Almuerzo de Negocios e Intercambios

Por: Nancy Márquez Casa Central, la organización de servicio social más grande del Medio Oeste, ofreció un Almuerzo de Negocios e Intercambio el jueves, 17 de agosto. Casa Central fue… Read more »

Cicero Recibe a su Nueva Reina

Cicero Recibe a su Nueva Reina

Por Ashmar Mandou Para Ingrid Burgos, de 18 años, ser coronada Señorita Cicero el pasado fin de semana fue una emocionante experiencia, una experiencia que sigue haciéndole sentir maripositas. “Todavía… Read more »

FEMA Otorga $130,000 a Cicero para Detectores de Humo/Monóxido de Carbono

FEMA Otorga $130,000 a Cicero para Detectores de Humo/Monóxido de Carbono

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) otorgó al Municipio de Cicero un subsidio por $130,000 para reemplazar su surtido de detectores de Humo/Monóxido de Carbono. El Jefe de Bomberos Dominick Buscemi… Read more »

New Ordinance May Increase Affordable Housing in Gentrifying Neighborhoods

New Ordinance May Increase Affordable Housing in Gentrifying Neighborhoods

By: Ashmar Mandou A three-year pilot program introduced to City Council on Wednesday morning by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Alderman Walter Burnett and Alderman Joe Moreno would enhance the City’s affordable… Read more »

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT: Trump’s Most Dangerous and Damaging Act Yet

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT: Trump’s Most Dangerous and Damaging Act Yet

Ending DACA, another step toward openly endorsing white supremacy, badly hurts this country. By Luis V. Gutierrez Ending the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program was a serious mistake that… Read more »

Thousands March to Protest Elimination of DACA

Thousands March to Protest Elimination of DACA

By: Ashmar Mandou Thousands of immigration activists and supporters descended onto Federal Plaza late Tuesday afternoon to denounce the Trump administration’s decision to eliminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals… Read more »

Grassroots Movement Launches Disruption Campaign

Grassroots Movement Launches Disruption Campaign

By: Ashmar Mandou Representatives from Journey for Justice Alliance, Grassroots Education Movement, Northside Action for Justice, and Kenwood Oakland Community Organization led a press conference Wednesday morning at City Hall… Read more »

Nueva Ordenanza Puede Aumentar la Vivienda Asequible en Barrios Gentrificados

Nueva Ordenanza Puede Aumentar la Vivienda Asequible en Barrios Gentrificados

Por: Ashmar Mandou Un programa piloto de tres años, introducido al Concilio de la Ciudad el miércoles por la mañana por el Alcalde Rahm Emanuel, el Concejal Walter Burnett y… Read more »

Marcha Masiva para Protestar Contra la Eliminación de DACA

Marcha Masiva para Protestar Contra la Eliminación de DACA

Por Ashmar Mandou Miles de activistas y simpatizantes de inmigración descendieron a la Plaza Federal la tarde del martes para denunciar la decisión de la administración de Trump de eliminar… Read more »

Movimiento Grassroots Lanza Campaña de Ruptura

Movimiento Grassroots Lanza Campaña de Ruptura

Por: Ashmar Mandou Representantes de Journey for Justice Alliance, Grassroots Education Movement, Northside Action for Justice y Kenwood Oakland Community Organization condujeron una conferencia de prensa el miércoles en la… Read more »

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT: La Ley Más Peligrosa y Dañina de Trump Hasta Ahora

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT: La Ley Más Peligrosa y Dañina de Trump Hasta Ahora

Terminar DACA, otro paso hacia un apoyo abierto a la supremacía blanca daña gravemente este país. Por Luis V. Gutiérrez Terminar el programa de la Acción Diferida DACA fue un… Read more »

Gov. Signs TRUST Act into Law

Gov. Signs TRUST Act into Law

By: Ashmar Mandou On Monday, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed the Illinois TRUST Act (SB 31) into law. Under the TRUST Act, local police cannot comply with immigration detainers or… Read more »

Labor Day Getaway

Labor Day Getaway

By: Ashmar Mandou Check out some of the Midwest’s illustrious places to escape for the weekend –for entertainment, outdoor fun, or relaxation. Door County, Wisconsin The 100-step climb to the… Read more »

Escapada de Labor Day

Escapada de Labor Day

Por: Ashmar Mandou A continuación algunos de los mejores lugares para escaparse el fin de semana – para entretenimiento, diversión al aire libre o relajación. Door County, Wisconsin La subida… Read more »

El Gobernador Convierte en ley el Acta TRUST

El Gobernador Convierte en ley el Acta TRUST

Por: Ashmar Mandou El lunes, el Gobernador de Illinois, Bruce Rauner, convirtió en ley el Acta TRUST (SB 31). Bajo el Acta TRUST la policía local no puede cumplir con… Read more »

Chicago Triathlon Returns

Chicago Triathlon Returns

By: Ashmar Mandou This weekend, thousands of athletes from all over the world will descend onto the Lakefront of Chicago to participate in this year’s Chicago Triathlon. Lawndale Bilingual Newspaper… Read more »

“La Nueva Dieta Sin Trucos”

“La Nueva Dieta Sin Trucos”

By: Ashmar Mandou President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health Jane Delgado, PhD, M.S., penned her latest book, “La Nueva Dieta Sin Trucos” to provide Latinos with… Read more »

“La Nueva Dieta Sin Trucos”

“La Nueva Dieta Sin Trucos”

Por: Ashmar Mandou La Presidente y CEO de National Alliance for Hispanic Health, Jane Delgado, PhD, M.S., escribió su último libro, “La Nueva Dieta Sin Trucos” para ofrecer a los… Read more »

Regresa el Chicago Triathlon

Regresa el Chicago Triathlon

Por: Ashmar Mandou Esta semana, miles de atletas de todo el mundo llegarán al frente del lago de Chicago para participar en el Chicago Triathlon de este año. Lawndale Bilingual… Read more »

Interfaith Vigil Calls On Emanuel to Expand Sanctuary Ordinance

Interfaith Vigil Calls On Emanuel to Expand Sanctuary Ordinance

By: Ashmar Mandou Nearly 200 people including faith leaders representing social justice organizations and congregations converged onto Federal Plaza Monday afternoon to show solidarity with the activists in Charlottesville who… Read more »

Manifestación Anti-Fascista Provoca Arrestos

Manifestación Anti-Fascista Provoca Arrestos

Pie de Foto de Ashmar Mandou Tres arrestos se llevaron a cabo durante una protesta de supremacía anti-blanca, el martes en la tarde frente a la corte del Condado de… Read more »

Anti-Fascist Rally Leads to Arrests

Anti-Fascist Rally Leads to Arrests

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Three arrests were made during an anti-white supremacy protest Tuesday late afternoon in front of the Cook County courthouse on Belmont and Western. Nearly two dozen… Read more »

Solar Takeover

Solar Takeover

By: Ashmar Mandou On Monday, Aug. 21st total darkness will occur across our skies as a solar eclipse will occur from coast to coast and we have rounded up some… Read more »

Cultural Celebration at Pilsen Fest

Cultural Celebration at Pilsen Fest

By: Ashmar Mandou Chicago’s culturally rich and historic Pilsen neighborhood will host its annual Pilsen Arts and Music Festival (Pilsen Fest), now in its sixth year. The festival will take… Read more »

Celebración Cultural en el Festival de Pilsen

Celebración Cultural en el Festival de Pilsen

Por: Ashmar Mandou El culturalmente rico e histórico barrio de Pilsen de Chicago ofrecerá su Festival de Música y Arte de Pilsen (Pilsen Fest), ahora en su sexto año. El… Read more »

Vigilia Interreligiosa Pide a Emanuel que Amplíe la Ordenanza de Santuario

Vigilia Interreligiosa Pide a Emanuel que Amplíe la Ordenanza de Santuario

Por: Ashmar Mandou Cerca de 200 personas, incluyendo líderes religiosos representando organizaciones de justicia social y congregaciones, convergieron en la Plaza Federal el lunes en la tarde, para mostrar su… Read more »

Eclipse Solar

Eclipse Solar

Por: Ashmar Mandou El lunes, 21 de agosto, una total oscuridad cubrirá el firmamento, ya que habrá un eclipse solar de costa a costa y hemos recopilado para usted algunos… Read more »

Career Launch Pilot Showcases Positive Impacts

Career Launch Pilot Showcases Positive Impacts

By: Ashmar Mandou In the heart of the Back-of-the-Yards community, there is a program making a profound impact on at-risk youth. During a press conference outside of Centro Tepeyac, located… Read more »

“Annabelle: Creation” Promises to Scare

“Annabelle: Creation” Promises to Scare

By: Ashmar Mandou Mexican actress, Stephanie Sigman was never much for the horror genre growing up. “I never gravitated towards scary movies. I would watch the occasional one here and… Read more »

Young Entrepreneurs Academy Chicago, 1871 Partner on Future Cohorts and Programming

Young Entrepreneurs Academy Chicago, 1871 Partner on Future Cohorts and Programming

By: Ashmar Mandou 1871 and the Young Entrepreneurs Academy Chicago (YEA! Chicago) announced Wednesday morning that YEA! Chicago will host three years of future cohorts at 1871, bringing young women… Read more »

Making Back-to-School Lunches and Snacks Fun – and Healthy

Making Back-to-School Lunches and Snacks Fun – and Healthy

By Dr. Kwame Foucher, Senior Medical Director, UnitedHealthcare of Illinois Another school year is about to begin, and for many parents that presents the challenge of trying to figure out… Read more »

Young Entrepreneurs Academy Chicago, 1871 se Asocia con Futuros Cohortes y Programación

Young Entrepreneurs Academy Chicago, 1871 se Asocia con Futuros Cohortes y Programación

Por: Ashmar Mandou 1871 y Young Entrepreneurs Academy Chicago (YEA! Chicago) anunciaron el miércoles en la mañana que YEA! Chicago será el anfitrión por tres años de futuros cohortes en… Read more »

Career Launch Pilot Muestra Impactos Positivos

Career Launch Pilot Muestra Impactos Positivos

Por: Ashmar Mandou En el corazón de la comunidad de Back-of-the-Yards hay un programa que hace un profundo impacto en jóvenes en peligro. Durante una conferencia de prensa frente al… Read more »

“Annabelle: Creation” Promete Asustarlo

“Annabelle: Creation” Promete Asustarlo

Por: Ashmar Mandou La actriz mexicana, cuando iba creciendo Stephanie Sigman no se veía atraída por el género del horror. “Nunca me incliné por películas de miedo. Veía ocasionalmente una… Read more »

Youth in Brighton Park, Back of the Yards Challenge Ald. Lopez

Youth in Brighton Park, Back of the Yards Challenge Ald. Lopez

By: Ashmar Mandou Youth leaders from the Brighton Park Neighborhood Council (BPNC) and community residents of Brighton Park and Back of the Yards, both communities in the 15th ward, convened… Read more »

Annual Lawndale 5K Returns

Annual Lawndale 5K Returns

Lawndale Christian Health Center’s 10th annual Lawndale 5K Walk/Run in North Lawndale, Chicago is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 30th 2017. The Lawndale 5K is a fun, family-friendly event for the… Read more »

“Take Flight College Send-Off” Features CHA Resident Whose Caddy Job Helped Pay for School

“Take Flight College Send-Off” Features CHA Resident Whose Caddy Job Helped Pay for School

As a freshman at George Westinghouse College Prep, Julissa Andino didn’t know golf from badminton. But she did know she needed to help her family financially and get moving on… Read more »

Back-to-School Guide

Back-to-School Guide

By: Ashmar Mandou As summer comes to an end and back-to-school season begins, it can be hard to get back into a regular schedule –both for kids and adults. The… Read more »

Guía de Regreso a Clases

Guía de Regreso a Clases

Por: Ashmar Mandou Al llegar el verano a su fin e iniciar la temporada de regreso a clases, puede ser difícil volver a sujetarse a un horario regular -tanto para… Read more »

“Emprende el Vuelo de Despedida a la Universidad” Presenta a la Residente del CHA cuyo Trabajo como Caddy ayudó a Pagar la Escuela

“Emprende el Vuelo de Despedida a la Universidad” Presenta a la Residente del CHA cuyo Trabajo como Caddy ayudó a Pagar la Escuela

Como un estudiante de primer ingreso en el Prep del George Westinghouse College, Julisa Andino no distinguía el golf del bádminton. Pero ella sí sabía de la necesidad de ayudar… Read more »

Regresa la 5K Anual de Lawndale

Regresa la 5K Anual de Lawndale

La 10a. Caminata/Carrera anual de Lawndale del Centro de Salud Cristiano de Lawndale en North Lawndale, Chicago, está programada para el sábado 30 de septiembre de 2017. La 5K de… Read more »

La Juventud de Brighton Park, Back of the Yards retan al Concejal López

La Juventud de Brighton Park, Back of the Yards retan al Concejal López

Por: Ashmar Mandou Los líderes juveniles del Concilio del Vecindario de Brighton Park (BPNC) y los residentes de la comunidad de Brighton Park y Back of the Yards, ambas comunidades… Read more »

McDonald’s® Hispanic Owner Operators Association (MHOA) Celebrates the Accomplishments of the First HACER Scholarship Graduating Class

McDonald’s® Hispanic Owner Operators Association (MHOA) Celebrates the Accomplishments of the First HACER Scholarship Graduating Class

The 2017 HACER Scholarships Recipients Dinner recognized 18 deserving Hispanic students presenting them with an HACER Scholarship awarded by MHOA and RMHC-CNI, as well as honor the first HACER Scholarship… Read more »

‘The people of Cicero continue to motivate me to do better’ –President Larry Dominick

‘The people of Cicero continue to motivate me to do better’ –President Larry Dominick

By: Ashmar Mandou From orchestrating countless clean-up days, to veteran health seminars, to creating cultural centers, to breaking ground on a new animal shelter and community park, and hosting Toys… Read more »

Equality Starts with a Fair School-funding Formula

Equality Starts with a Fair School-funding Formula

By: Sylvia Puente, Executive Director of the Latino Policy Forum, Shari Runner, Chicago Urban League; Theodia Gillespie, Aurora Quad County Urban League; Laraine Bryson, Peoria Tri-County Urban League As leaders… Read more »

Durbin Discusses DREAM Act

Durbin Discusses DREAM Act

By: Ashmar Mandou U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) on Monday discussed The Dream Act of 2017, a bipartisan measure that would give young immigrants—more commonly known as Dreamers—a chance to… Read more »

Durbin Discute el Acta DREAM

Durbin Discute el Acta DREAM

Por: Ashmar Mandou El Senador de E.U., Dick Durbin (D-IL) discutió el lunes, en Harold Washington Community College, el Acta Dream del 2017, medida bipartisana que daría a los jóvenes… Read more »

La Asociación de Operadores y Propietarios Hispanos de McDonald’s® (MHOA) Celebra Los logros de la Primera Clase de Graduación de las Becas HACER

La Asociación de Operadores y Propietarios Hispanos de McDonald’s® (MHOA) Celebra Los logros de la Primera Clase de Graduación de las Becas HACER

El Banquete de Recipientes de Becas HACER del 2017 reconoció a 18 estudiantes hispanos por sus logros entregándoles una Beca HACER otorgada por MHOA y RMHC-CNI, y rindió homenaje a… Read more »

‘La Gente de Cicero Continúa Motivándome para Ser Mejor

‘La Gente de Cicero Continúa Motivándome para Ser Mejor

Por: Ashmar Mandou Desde la organización de días de limpieza a seminarios de salud para los veteranos, a crear centros culturales, a poner la primera piedra para un nuevo albergue… Read more »

La Igualdad Empieza con Fondos Escolares Justos

La Igualdad Empieza con Fondos Escolares Justos

Por: Sylvia Puente, Directora Ejecutiva de Latino Policy Forum, Shari Runner de Chicago Urban League; Theodia Gillespie, de Aurora Quad County Urban league; Laraine Bryson, de Peoria Tri-county Urban League… Read more »

Centro Romero Celebrates Inaugural Nutrition Graduates

Centro Romero Celebrates Inaugural Nutrition Graduates

By: Ashmar Mandou This Friday, Centro Romero, a community-based non-profit organization that serves the communities of Edgewater, Rogers Park, and Uptown, will honor 20 graduates who successfully completed the University… Read more »

MacArthur Awards Millions to Help Organizations Prevent Violence in Chicago

MacArthur Awards Millions to Help Organizations Prevent Violence in Chicago

MacArthur on Monday announced nearly $10 million in new grants to Chicago organizations to help them grow stronger or expand and to prevent gun violence. “MacArthur is committed to Chicago’s… Read more »

Land of Lincoln a State in Crisis

Land of Lincoln a State in Crisis

Six of the eight Democratic candidates vying to replace Gov. Bruce Rauner in 2018 met at Rainbow PUSH headquarters Friday night to convince voters they would do a better job… Read more »

The Power of Art

The Power of Art

By: Ashmar Mandou Photo Credit: Maryland Institute of College of Art (MICA) For 20 years, Latino Art Beat has recognized the artistic talents of countless students by providing annual youth… Read more »

MacArthur Otorga Millones para Ayudar a Organizaciones a Prevenir la Violencia en Chicago

MacArthur Otorga Millones para Ayudar a Organizaciones a Prevenir la Violencia en Chicago

El lunes, MacArthur anunció cerca de $10 millones en nuevos subsidios a organizaciones de Chicago, para ayudarles a fortalecerse o expandirse y para prevenir la violencia con armas. “MacArthur está… Read more »

Centro Romero Celebra los Primeros Graduados en Nutrición

Centro Romero Celebra los Primeros Graduados en Nutrición

Por: Ashmar Mandou Este viernes, Centro Romero, organización comunitaria no lucrativa que sirve a las comunidades de Edgewater, Rogers Park, y Uptown, rendirá homenaje a 20 graduados que exitosamente terminaron… Read more »

El Poder del Arte

El Poder del Arte

Por: Ashmar Mandou Crédito de Foto: Maryland Institute of College of Art (MICA) Por 20 años, Latino Art Beat ha reconocido los talentos artísticos de incontables estudiantes, ofreciendo concursos de… Read more »

La Tierra de Lincoln un Estado en Crisis

La Tierra de Lincoln un Estado en Crisis

Seis de ocho candidatos demócratas que esperan reemplazar al Gobernador Bruce Rauner en el 2018 se reunieron en las oficinas de Rainbow PUSH el viernes por la noche para convencer… Read more »

Peace Campaign Aims to Heal ‘Trouble’ Areas

Peace Campaign Aims to Heal ‘Trouble’ Areas

By: Ashmar Mandou Peace promoters kicked-off a seven week summer campaign called #IncreaseThePeace organized by The Resurrection Project in order to create and encourage a ‘culture of nonviolence in our… Read more »

Take Care of Your Health with Don Francisco

Take Care of Your Health with Don Francisco

By: Ashmar Mandou According to the Centers for Disease Control, approximately 29 million Americans and an estimated 415 million people worldwide have diabetes, and nearly 28 percent of Americans with… Read more »

NMMA Celebrates 30th Anniversary

NMMA Celebrates 30th Anniversary

By: Ashmar Mandou The National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA) held a celebratory event highlighting the museum’s efforts in promoting cultural identity through prominent exhibitions for the last 30 years…. Read more »

New Food Business Incubator to Open in East Garfield Park

New Food Business Incubator to Open in East Garfield Park

By: Ashmar Mandou East Garfield Park will welcome a new food and beverage business incubator, The Hatchery, to open next year. The Hatchery will support local food and beverage entrepreneurs… Read more »

NMMA Celebra su 30º Aniversario

NMMA Celebra su 30º Aniversario

Por: Ashmar Mandou National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA) [Museo Nacional de Arte Mexicano] tuvo una celebración destacando los esfuerzos del museo por promover la identidad cultural a través de… Read more »

Campaña por la Paz Espera Sanar Areas ‘Problema’

Campaña por la Paz Espera Sanar Areas ‘Problema’

Por: Ashmar Mandou Promotores de la paz lanzaron una campaña de verano, de siete semanas, llamada #IncreaseThePeace organizada por The Resurrection Project para crear y estimular una ‘cultura de no… Read more »

Cuide su Salud con Don Francisco

Cuide su Salud con Don Francisco

Por: Ashmar Mandou De acuerdo a los Centros para el Control de Enfermedades, aproximadamente 29 millones de estadounidenses y aproximadamente 415 millones de personas a nivel mundial tienen diabetes y… Read more »

Nueva Incubadora de Negocios Alimenticios Abre sus Puertas en East Garfield Park

Nueva Incubadora de Negocios Alimenticios Abre sus Puertas en East Garfield Park

Por: Ashmar Mandou East Garfield Park dará la bienvenida a una nueva incubadora de negocios alimenticios y de bebidas, The Hatchery, que abrirá sus puertas el año próximo. The Hatchery… Read more »

Garfield Park to Welcome New State-of-the-Art Safety Training Academy

Garfield Park to Welcome New State-of-the-Art Safety Training Academy

By: Ashmar Mandou The City will develop a new, state-of-the-art Public Safety Training Academy in Chicago’s West Garfield Park neighborhood to provide the best tools, technology and training to first… Read more »

Rock Out at Ruido Fest

Rock Out at Ruido Fest

By: Ashmar Mandou One of the largest outdoor, Alternative Latin music event is returning to Chicago for a third year in a row. Ruido Fest will take over Addams/Medill Park… Read more »

Goya Donates to Northern Illinois Food Bank

Goya Donates to Northern Illinois Food Bank

Goya Foods launches the ‘Can Do’ campaign, a yearlong series of consumer product promotions and food donations to benefit Feeding America and local food banks. A minimum of 600,000 pounds… Read more »

Hispanic Students Receive STEM Scholarships

Hispanic Students Receive STEM Scholarships

Seven gifted Hispanic students were awarded 2017 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) scholarships by the Hispanic Brinker Education Initiative (BEI) a nonprofit project of the Harry S. & Mary Ellen… Read more »

Donación de Goya a Northern Illinois Food Bank

Donación de Goya a Northern Illinois Food Bank

Goya Food lanza la campaña ‘Can Do’ serie anual de promociones de productos al consumnidor y donaciones de comida para beneficio de Feeding America y bancos de comida locales. Un… Read more »

Rockée en Ruido Fest

Rockée en Ruido Fest

Por: Ashmar Mandou Uno de los mayores eventos de música latina alternativa al aire libre regresa a Chicago por tercer año consecutivo. Ruido Fest llega a este fin de semana… Read more »

Estudiantes Hispanos Reciben Becas STEM

Estudiantes Hispanos Reciben Becas STEM

Siete dotados estudiantes hispanos recibieron becas STEM (Ciencias, Tecnología, Ingeniería, Matemáticas) de Hispanic Brinker Education Initiative (BEI) proyecto no lucrativo de Harry S. & Mary Ellen Brinker, Jr. Foundation, Inc…. Read more »

Garfield Park Recibe Moderna Academia de Entrenamiento en Seguridad Pública

Garfield Park Recibe Moderna Academia de Entrenamiento en Seguridad Pública

Por: Ashmar Mandou La Ciudad desarrollará una nueva y moderna Academia de Entrenamiento en Seguridad Pública en el barrio de West Garfield Park de Chicago, para brindar las mejores herramientas,… Read more »

CTU Protests Firing of Head Start Assistants

CTU Protests Firing of Head Start Assistants

By: Ashmar Mandou Members of the Chicago Teachers Union opposed the firing of 38 Head Start Program servicing Chicago Public Schools pre-kindergarten (pre-K) parents and students throughout the city during… Read more »

Summer Meals on Wheels

Summer Meals on Wheels

By: Ashmar Mandou Now that the official school year has ended, many low-income parents become concerned over their child’s health during summer break. According to the Greater Chicago Food Depository,… Read more »

Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA

Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA

By: Ashmar Mandou Fascination. Wondrous. Mystical. Suffice it to say, Cirque du Soleil delightfully stretches the imagination of audiences across the globe with its visually stunning production and unparalleled storylines…. Read more »

Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas Officially Celebrates Grand Opening in Little Village

Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas Officially Celebrates Grand Opening in Little Village

By: Ashmar Mandou Underneath a clear sky and fortunate weather, Little Village officially welcomed the new state-of-the-art Peoples Energy Training Center to its growing business sector. The 100,000 square-foot training… Read more »

Peoples Gas y North Shore Gas Celebran Oficialmente su Gran Apertura en La Villita

Peoples Gas y North Shore Gas Celebran Oficialmente su Gran Apertura en La Villita

Por: Ashmar Mandou Bajo un cielo despejado y un buen clima, La Villita oficialmente dio la bienvenida a un nuevo y moderno Centro de Entrenamiento de Peoples Energy en su… Read more »

Comidas de Verano Sobre Ruedas

Comidas de Verano Sobre Ruedas

Por: Ashmar Mandou Ahora que ha terminado oficialmente el año escolar, muchos padres de bajos ingresos se preocupan por la salud de sus hijos durante las vacaciones de verano. De… Read more »

Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA

Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA

Por: Ashmar Mandou Fascinante. Maravilloso. Místico. El Cirque du Soleil acrecienta la imaginación de la audiencia de todo el mundo con su visualmente asombrosa producción e historias sin precedente. Afortunadamente,… Read more »

CTU Protesta el Despido de Asistentes de Head Start

CTU Protesta el Despido de Asistentes de Head Start

Por Ashmar Mandou Miembros del Sindicato de Maestros de Chicago (CTU) se opusieron al despido de 38 asistentes del Programa Head Start que sirve a padres y estudiantes del pre-kindergarten… Read more »

Constituents Protest TrumpCare in Chicago with Rally and Mobile Billboard

Constituents Protest TrumpCare in Chicago with Rally and Mobile Billboard

Chicago is the last stop in a series of rallies across Illinois to save the ACA. The events are complete with mobile billboards that include facts about how TrumpCare would… Read more »

Erie Teen Center Reopens

Erie Teen Center Reopens

By: Ashmar Mandou Health advocates, patients, staff, and representatives of the Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation, Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation, and community members gathered in the newly renovated lobby of Erie… Read more »

Climate Summit Comes to Chicago

Climate Summit Comes to Chicago

By: Ashmar Mandou In an announcement made on Wednesday morning, Chicago will partner with the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy and all of its partner city networks… Read more »

Progressive Caucus Urges Emanuel Administration to Keep its Commitment to Federal Court Oversight on Police Reform

Progressive Caucus Urges Emanuel Administration to Keep its Commitment to Federal Court Oversight on Police Reform

The Chicago City Council Progressive Reform Caucus on Monday joined the growing chorus of voices urging the Emanuel administration to keep its promise to submit to federal oversight on police… Read more »

Erie Teen Center Reabre sus Puertas

Erie Teen Center Reabre sus Puertas

Por: Ashmar Mandou Abogados de salud, pacientes, pesonal y representantes de Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation, Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation y miembros de la comunidad se reunieron en el recién renovado… Read more »

Constituyentes Protestan el TrumpCare en Chicago con Manifestación y una Cartelera Móvil

Constituyentes Protestan el TrumpCare en Chicago con Manifestación y una Cartelera Móvil

Chicago es la última sede de una serie de manifestaciones en Illinois para salvar a ACA. Los eventos se complementan con carteleras móviles que incluyen hechos sobre como el TrumpCare… Read more »

La Cumbre Climática Llega a Chicago

La Cumbre Climática Llega a Chicago

Por: Ashmar Mandou En un anuncio hecho el miércoles en la mañana, Chicago se afiliará con el Pacto Global de Alcaldes por el Clima y la Energía y todas su… Read more »

Caucus Progresivo Exhorta a la Administración de Emanuel a que Cumpla con su Compromiso de que la Corte Federal Vigile la Reforma Policíal

Caucus Progresivo Exhorta a la Administración de Emanuel a que Cumpla con su Compromiso de que la Corte Federal Vigile la Reforma Policíal

El Caucus de Reforma Progresiva del Concilio de la Ciudad de Chicago, se unió el lunes a un creciente coro de oces exhortando a la administración de Emanuel a que… Read more »

Pulse: One Year Later

Pulse: One Year Later

By: Ashmar Mandou On the one-year anniversary of the tragic shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando on June 12th of last year, hundreds held a vigil in remembrance of those… Read more »

Oscar Lopez Rivera, a Symbol of Hope

Oscar Lopez Rivera, a Symbol of Hope

By: Ashmar Mandou For nearly three decades, posters and effervescent murals depicting the life of political activist Oscar Lopez Rivera adorned a strip of Division Street, known as Paseo Boricua…. Read more »

CPS Students Meet with STEM Professionals

CPS Students Meet with STEM Professionals

Over 340 students from seven CPS high schools with at least 80 percent of Latino student population were invited to learn and explore STEM-related fields at HACE’s first Annual STEM… Read more »

IB Programme Expands at Agassiz Elementary School

IB Programme Expands at Agassiz Elementary School

By: Ashmar Mandou Chicago Public Schools leadership announced the expansion of the IB Programme for students in pre-K through 5th grade, an extension of existing programming at Agassiz Elementary School…. Read more »

Se Amplía el Programa IB en Agassiz Elementary School

Se Amplía el Programa IB en Agassiz Elementary School

Por: Ashmar Mandou El liderazgo de las Escuelas Públicas de Chicago anunció la ampliación del Programa IB para estudiantes de pre-K al 5º grado, una extensión del programa existente en… Read more »

Pulse: Un Año  Después

Pulse: Un Año Después

Por Ashmar Mandou En el primer aniversario de la trágica balaera en el centro nocturno Pulse en Orlando, el 12 de junio del año pasado, cientos de personas sostuvieron una… Read more »

Oscar López Rivera, Símbolo de Esperanza

Oscar López Rivera, Símbolo de Esperanza

Por: Ashmar Mandou Por cerca de tres décadas, carteles y efervescentes murales mostrando la vida del activista político Oscar López Rivera, adornaron una parte de la Calle Division, conocida como… Read more »

Estudiantes de CPS se Reúnen con Profesionales STEM

Estudiantes de CPS se Reúnen con Profesionales STEM

Más de 340 estudiantes de siete secundarias de CPS, con por lo menos 80 por ciento de población estudiantil latina, fueron invitados a aprender y explorar campos relacionados con STEM… Read more »

Red Cross Responds to 20 Home Fires over the Weekend

Red Cross Responds to 20 Home Fires over the Weekend

This past weekend, the American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois saw a spike in weekend home fire responses. For the past three months, the American Red Cross of… Read more »

El Programa de Padres Mentores Recibe Nuevos Graduados

El Programa de Padres Mentores Recibe Nuevos Graduados

Por: Ashmar Mandou Cerca de 700 padres mentores caminaron por el estrado de Steinmetz College Prep el viernes, 2 de junio, para celebrar otro exitoso año de graduados. Los padres… Read more »

Parent Mentor Program Welcomes New Graduates

Parent Mentor Program Welcomes New Graduates

By: Ashmar Mandou Nearly 700 parent mentors walked across the stage of Steinmetz College Prep on Friday, June 2nd to celebrate another successful year of graduates. Parent mentors pledged to… Read more »

New Report on food insecurity among low-income adults with disabilities reveals large unmet need

New Report on food insecurity among low-income adults with disabilities reveals large unmet need

A study released Thursday by the Greater Chicago Food Depository shows low-income adults with disabilities in Cook County are at a significantly increased risk of hunger compared to similar individuals… Read more »

‘Don’t Cap Our Care’

‘Don’t Cap Our Care’

By: Ashmar Mandou Healthcare advocates and representatives of more than 30 different organizations across the state rallied in front the Thompson Center on Tuesday to protest the affects the American… Read more »

‘No Ponga Límites a Nuestros Cuidados Médicos’

‘No Ponga Límites a Nuestros Cuidados Médicos’

Por: Ashmar Mandou Los simpatizantes y representantes del cuidado de salud de más de 30 diferentes organizaciones en el estado hicieron una manifestación frente al Centro Thompson el martes, para… Read more »

Nuevo Reporte Sobre Inseguridad Alimentaria entre Adultos Discapacitados de Bajos Ingresos Revela una Necesidad no Satisfecha

Nuevo Reporte Sobre Inseguridad Alimentaria entre Adultos Discapacitados de Bajos Ingresos Revela una Necesidad no Satisfecha

Un estudio publicado el jueves por Greater Chicago food Depository muestra que los adultos de bajos ingresos con incapacidades, en el Condado de Cook están en un considerablemente aumento de… Read more »

Increase Care for People Living with HIV

Increase Care for People Living with HIV

By: Ashmar Mandou Mayor Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced more than 3,600 people living with HIV in the city received vital services in the first… Read more »

Climate Change Might Be Affecting Your Sleep, Study Says

Climate Change Might Be Affecting Your Sleep, Study Says

Rising temperatures caused by climate change seem to be disrupting America’s sleep patterns, according to a new study. A temperature increase of 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit causes three bad nights of… Read more »

Brookfield Zoo’s Summer Nights Features 18 Evenings of Festive Fun

Brookfield Zoo’s Summer Nights Features 18 Evenings of Festive Fun

Evenings at Brookfield Zoo will be a little wilder with the kickoff of the zoo’s 4th annual Summer Nights, presented by Meijer. From 4pm to 9pm., on Fridays and Saturdays… Read more »

Ald. Lopez Slams Anti-Immigrant Flyers Offering Phony Rewards

Ald. Lopez Slams Anti-Immigrant Flyers Offering Phony Rewards

Ald. Raymond Lopez (15) on issued the following statement in response to an anonymous flyer (below) being passed out around the Englewood and Roseland communities offering a bounty of up… Read more »

Aumentan la Atención a Personas que Viven con el VIH

Aumentan la Atención a Personas que Viven con el VIH

Por: Ashmar Mandou El Alcalde Emanuel y el Departamento de Salud Pública de Chicago (CDPH) anunciaron que más de 3,600 personas que viven con VIH en la ciudad recibieron servicios… Read more »

Residents Near 606 Push for Preservation Ordinance

Residents Near 606 Push for Preservation Ordinance

By: Ashmar Mandou Heavy rains could not deter residents of the Humboldt Park, Hermosa, and Logan Square communities from holding a press conference at the 606 Trail Tuesday afternoon to… Read more »

Cancer Survivor Aims to Inspire

Cancer Survivor Aims to Inspire

By: Ashmar Mandou Cristal Ortega, 23, is sunshine personified. “I am loving life right now,” says Ortega beaming with pride. “I am looking forward to accomplishing some of my goals… Read more »

Childhood Education Entrepreneurship Expo Returns

Childhood Education Entrepreneurship Expo Returns

The 19th Annual Early Childhood Education Entrepreneurship Expo, presented by the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) provides early childhood education entrepreneurs with the resources and training they need to start… Read more »

Constitutional Crisis in Venezuela

Constitutional Crisis in Venezuela

Courtesy of the Office of the Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White For the last three years, Venezuela has been in a socioeconomic crisis which has led to the lack… Read more »

Sobreviviente de Cáncer Espera Servir de Inspiración

Sobreviviente de Cáncer Espera Servir de Inspiración

Por: Ashmar Mandou Cristal Ortega, 23, es una personificación del sol. “Ahora amo la vida”, dice Ortega resplandeciente de orgulllo. “Espero lograr algunas de mis metas este verano”. Ortega, nativa… Read more »

Regresa la Exposición Empresarial de Educación Infantil

Regresa la Exposición Empresarial de Educación Infantil

La 19º Exposición Empresarial de Educación Infantil Anual, presentada por Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) ofrece a empresarios de educación infantil los recursos y el entrenamiento necesarios para empezar o… Read more »

Residentes Cerca de la Vía 606 Luchan por Ordenanza de Conservación

Residentes Cerca de la Vía 606 Luchan por Ordenanza de Conservación

Por: Ashmar Mandou Las fuertes lluvias no impidieron que los residentes de las comunidades de Humboldt Park, Hermosa y Logan Square sostuvieran una conferencia de prensa en 606 Trail el… Read more »

Crisis Constitucional en Venezuela

Crisis Constitucional en Venezuela

Cortesía de la Oficina del Secretario de Estado Jesse White en Illinois Por los últimos tres años, Venezuela ha estado en una crisis socioeconómica que la ha llevado a la… Read more »

Activists Call on Rauner to Avoid School Voucher Programs

Activists Call on Rauner to Avoid School Voucher Programs

By: Ashmar Mandou This week, 34 legislators signed a letter to Governor Bruce Rauner urging him to keep school voucher programs out of Illinois and keep public dollars within the… Read more »

‘Put our people first’

‘Put our people first’

By: Ashmar Mandou Vocal marchers took over the school grounds of Curie High School Monday evening in an effort to protest the abandonment felt by many in regards to education… Read more »

Chicago Teens ‘Take Up the Baton’

Chicago Teens ‘Take Up the Baton’

Encouraged by Obama’s call to young people, “to take up the baton,” Chicago youth will gather to showcase their year-long activism effort to better their schools and neighborhoods at the… Read more »

MHA Statement on Passage of American Health Care Act

MHA Statement on Passage of American Health Care Act

By: Paul Gionfriddo, MHA president and CEO “At Mental Health America, we are deeply disappointed in the result of today’s vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Today, the… Read more »

Declaración de MHA Sobre la Aprobación del Acta Estadounidense de Cuidado de Salud

Declaración de MHA Sobre la Aprobación del Acta Estadounidense de Cuidado de Salud

Por: Paul Gionfriddo, Presidente y CEO de MHA “En Mental Health America, estamos profundamente desilusionados por el resultado del voto de hoy sobre el Acta American Health Care (AHCA). Hoy,… Read more »

Adolescentes de Chicago ‘Tomen la Batuta’

Adolescentes de Chicago ‘Tomen la Batuta’

Animados por la llamada a los jóvenes de “tomen la batuta” del ex presidente Obama, los jóvenes de Chicago se reunirán para mostrar su activismo de un año para mejorar… Read more »

‘Ponga a la Gente Primero’

‘Ponga a la Gente Primero’

Por: Ashmar Mandou Manifestantes vocales se apoderaron de los terrenos escolares de Curie High School el lunes por la tarde, en un esfuerzo por protestar por la falta que muchos… Read more »

Activistas Piden a Rauner Evitar los Programas de Vales Escolares

Activistas Piden a Rauner Evitar los Programas de Vales Escolares

Por: Ashmar Mandou Esta semana, 34 legisladores firmaron una carta para el Gobernador Bruce Rauner, exhortándolo a mantener los programas de vales escolares fuera de Illinois y mantener el dinero… Read more »

Chicago Riverwalk Kicks Off Summer Season

Chicago Riverwalk Kicks Off Summer Season

The City of Chicago will kick off summer programming along the Chicago Riverwalk during a day-long celebration on Saturday, May 20, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. The celebration offers a… Read more »

Por Tu Corazón

Por Tu Corazón

By: Ashmar Mandou According to The American Association, only one in three Hispanic women are aware that heart disease us their number one killer. Adding that many Hispanic women have… Read more »

Sen. Feinstein, Rep. Gutiérrez, Labor Movement Advocates Review Efforts to Protect Immigrant Farmworkers and Discuss Their Contributions

Sen. Feinstein, Rep. Gutiérrez, Labor Movement Advocates Review Efforts to Protect Immigrant Farmworkers and Discuss Their Contributions

Senator Feinstein (D-CA), Rep. Gutiérrez (D-IL), and United Farm Worker President Arturo S. Rodriguez joined farm workers and labor advocates to overview the widespread implications of Trump’s immigration policies and… Read more »

Aldermen and “Free the Funds Coalition” Hold CPS Briefing

Aldermen and “Free the Funds Coalition” Hold CPS Briefing

By: Ashmar Mandou Alderman across the city are pressing Mayor Emanuel for answers on how the city intends to close an estimated $600 million funding shortfall. In response to the… Read more »

Por tu Corazón

Por tu Corazón

Por: Ashmar Mandou De acuerdo a la Asociación Estadounidense del Corazón, una de cada tres mujeres hispanas saben que las enfermedades cardíacas son el asesino número uno de la humanidad…. Read more »

Sesión Informativa de los Concejales y la “Coalición Libere los Fondos”

Sesión Informativa de los Concejales y la “Coalición Libere los Fondos”

Por: Ashmar Mandou Los concejales de la ciudad están presionando al Alcalde Emanuel para que responda como intenta la ciudad crear un estimado faltante de fondos de $600 millones. En… Read more »

La Sen. Feinstein, El Rep. Gutiérrez y Abogados del Movimiento Laboral Revisan Esfuerzos para Proteger a los Granjeros Inmigrantes y Discutir Sus Contribuciones

La Sen. Feinstein, El Rep. Gutiérrez y Abogados del Movimiento Laboral Revisan Esfuerzos para Proteger a los Granjeros Inmigrantes y Discutir Sus Contribuciones

La Senadora Feinstein (D-CA), el Rep. Gutiérrez (D-IL) y Arturo S. Rodríguez, de United Farm Workers se unieron a abogados de trabajadores del campo para revisar las implicaciones de las… Read more »

Paseo del Río de Chicago Inicia la Temporada de Verano

Paseo del Río de Chicago Inicia la Temporada de Verano

La Ciudad de Chicago iniciará la programación de verano a lo largo del Paseo del Río de Chicago, durante una celebración de un día de duración, el sábado, 20 de… Read more »

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

By: Ashmar Mandou Only days away from one of the biggest festivals of the year in Cicero, Cinco de Mayo, and Señorita Cicero Griselda Unzueta, 21, is enthusiastic to meet… Read more »

Mexican Teen Designs Award-Winning Breast Cancer Detection Bra

Mexican Teen Designs Award-Winning Breast Cancer Detection Bra

An 18-year-old student from Mexico won the top prize at the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) this weekend for his creation of EVA, an intelligent bra that can help in… Read more »

May Day in Chicago

May Day in Chicago

By: Ashmar Mandou Hundreds of thousands of protestors took over the streets of Chicago on Monday in several May Day events occurring across the city protesting the policies of President… Read more »

ComEd Celebrates Graduates

ComEd Celebrates Graduates

By: Ashmar Mandou More than 90 students endured an intense nine-week job training program as part of ComEd’s CONSTRUCT program to compete in construction and energy-related fields and successfully graduated…. Read more »

1º de Mayo en Chicago

1º de Mayo en Chicago

Por: Ashmar Mandou Cientos de miles de manifestantes tomaron las calles de Chicago el lunes en varios eventos del 1º de Mayo, celebrados en la ciudad contra la política del… Read more »

Celebrando el Cinco de Mayo

Celebrando el Cinco de Mayo

Por: Ashmar Mandou Solo faltan unos cuantos días para que llegue uno de los mayores festivales del año en Cicero, el Cinco de Mayo y la Señorita Cicero, Griselda Unzueta,… Read more »

ComEd Celebra a Graduados

ComEd Celebra a Graduados

Por: Ashmar Mandou Más de 90 estudiantes soportaron un intenso programa de entrenamiento en el trabajo, de nueve semanas, como parte del programa CONSTRUCT de ComEd, para competir en campos… Read more »

Adolescente Mexicano Diseña el Premiado Brassier de Detección del Cáncer de Mama

Adolescente Mexicano Diseña el Premiado Brassier de Detección del Cáncer de Mama

Un estudiante mexicano, de 18 años, ganó el primer premio en Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) esta semana, por su creación de EVA, un brassier inteligente que puede ayudar en… Read more »

Advocate Honors ‘Healthcare Workforce Collaborative’ Graduates

Advocate Honors ‘Healthcare Workforce Collaborative’ Graduates

By: Ashmar Mandou JPMorgan Chase and Advocate Health Care leadership, elected officials and community leaders joined at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center to celebrate more than 90 Healthcare Workforce Collaborative… Read more »

Progress Doesn’t Stop Here: Instituto Celebrates 40 years of Impact in Chicago

Progress Doesn’t Stop Here: Instituto Celebrates 40 years of Impact in Chicago

April 27th, 2017 marks 40 years of innovative education and career programing at Instituto del Progreso Latino, a leader in Chicago’s Latino community and the broader workforce development, adult education,… Read more »

Illinois Women March in Springfield

Illinois Women March in Springfield

By: Ashmar Mandou The minimum wage, abortion rights, and the state budget were among the rallying points for women marching on the Illinois Statehouse Tuesday. Participants came from across Illinois… Read more »

Kurt Summers Endorses JB Pritzker for Governor

Kurt Summers Endorses JB Pritzker for Governor

Caption by Ashmar Mandou On Wednesday, Chicago Treasurer Kurt Summers announced his support for JB Pritzker for Governor at Gallery Guichard in Bronzeville. Joining Kurt in endorsing JB were Alderman… Read more »

Las Mujeres de Illinois Marchan en Springfield

Las Mujeres de Illinois Marchan en Springfield

Por: Ashmar Mandou El salario mínimo, el derecho al aborto y el presupuesto estatal estuvieron entre los puntos de manifestación de la marcha de mujeres en Illinois Statehouse el martes…. Read more »

Advocate Honra a Graduados de ‘Healthcare Workforce Collaborative’

Advocate Honra a Graduados de ‘Healthcare Workforce Collaborative’

Por: Ashmar Mandou JPMorgan Chase y el liderazgo de Advocate Health Care, funcionarios electos y líderes comunitarios se unieron el 20 de abril a Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center para… Read more »

El Progreso No Acaba Aquí: El Instituto Celebra 40 Años de Impacto en Chicago

El Progreso No Acaba Aquí: El Instituto Celebra 40 Años de Impacto en Chicago

El 27 de abril del 2017 marca 40 años de innovadora educación y programación de carreras en el Instituto del Progreso Latino, líder en la comunidad latina de Chicago, con… Read more »

Kurt Summers Apoya a JB Pritzker para Gobernador

Kurt Summers Apoya a JB Pritzker para Gobernador

Pie de Foto de Ashmar Mandou El miércoles, el Tesorero de Chicago, Kurt Summers, anunció su apoyo a JB Pritzker para Gobernador, en Gallery Guichard, en Bronzeville. Al endoso de… Read more »

Community Groups Call for Labor Stoppage on May Day

Community Groups Call for Labor Stoppage on May Day

By: Ashmar Mandou On Monday morning, members of Chicago Community and Workers Rights, Centro de Trabajadores Unidos, Domestic Worker and Day Labor Center of Chicago, Chicago Workers Collaborative, Raise the… Read more »

Parents Pressure Mayor to Keep Schools Open with TIF Funds

Parents Pressure Mayor to Keep Schools Open with TIF Funds

By: Ashmar Mandou Concerned parents and community leaders joined elected officials for a press conference on Tuesday morning inside City Hall to ask City Council and Mayor Rahm Emanuel support… Read more »

Latinx Youth Fighting Displacement Through Storytelling

Latinx Youth Fighting Displacement Through Storytelling

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Latinx youth from Logan Square orchestrated an event as part of #BrownInChicago, a project led by youth housing activists at Logan Square Neighborhood Association, who presented… Read more »

Actress Patricia Maya Does it All

Actress Patricia Maya Does it All

By: Ashmar Mandou The insanely talented, Mexican actress, producer and writer, Patricia Maya is ready to kick off another season of Real Rob, the highly popular Netflix Original comedy series… Read more »

Padres de Familia Presionan al Alcalde para que Mantenga las Escuelas Abiertas con Fondos TIF

Padres de Familia Presionan al Alcalde para que Mantenga las Escuelas Abiertas con Fondos TIF

Por: Ashmar Mandou Preocupados padres y líderes comunitarios se unieron a funcionarios electos en una conferencia de prensa el martes en la mañana en el Ayuntamiento, para pedir al Concilio… Read more »

Grupos Comunitarios Piden Paro Laboral el Día de Mayo

Grupos Comunitarios Piden Paro Laboral el Día de Mayo

Por: Ashmar Mandou El lunes por la mañana, miembros de Chicago Community & Workers Rights, Centro de Trabajadores Unidos, Domestic Worker and Day Labor Center of Chicago, Chicago Workers Collaborative,… Read more »

Joven Latino Lucha Contra el Desplazamiento con la Narración de Cuentos

Joven Latino Lucha Contra el Desplazamiento con la Narración de Cuentos

Foto de Ashmar Mandou Joven latino de Logan Square programó un evento como parte de #BrownIChicago, un proyecto conducido por jóvenes activistas de Logan Square Neighborhood Association, quien presentó cuentos,… Read more »

Stroke Hospitalizations Rising Among Younger U.S. Adults

Stroke Hospitalizations Rising Among Younger U.S. Adults

A growing number of younger U.S. adults are being hospitalized for strokes, and a new study suggests that’s at least in part because more of them have risk factors like… Read more »

Where to go for an Easter Egg Hunt

Where to go for an Easter Egg Hunt

The Great Chicago Egg Hunt at Maggie Daley Friday, April 14, 2017 from 10a.m., to 2p.m. Maggie Daley Park 337 E. Randolph St. Chicago, Illinois 60601 (312) 552-3000 (Park )… Read more »

Chicago Cubs Javier ‘Javy’ Baez Receives Honorary Street Sign

Chicago Cubs Javier ‘Javy’ Baez Receives Honorary Street Sign

By: Ashmar Mandou Hundreds gathered onto the west side of Humboldt Park, West Luis Munoz Marin Drive, to watch the official unveiling of Javier “Javy” Baez Way on Tuesday morning…. Read more »

City of Berwyn Votes in Favor for Welcoming City Ordinance

City of Berwyn Votes in Favor for Welcoming City Ordinance

By: Ashmar Mandou Mayor Robert Lovero continued his tradition of welcoming people from all backgrounds and spoke about the importance of sustaining an environment of stability, safety and diversity for… Read more »

Ponen a una Calle el Nombre  Honorario de Javier ‘Javy’ Baez de los Chicago Cubs

Ponen a una Calle el Nombre Honorario de Javier ‘Javy’ Baez de los Chicago Cubs

Por: Ashmar Mandou Cientos de personas se reunieron en el sector oeste de Humboldt Park, West Luis Muñoz Marin Drive, para presenciar la develación oficial de la placa de Javier… Read more »

La Ciudad de Berwyn Vota a Favor de la Ordenanza Welcoming City

La Ciudad de Berwyn Vota a Favor de la Ordenanza Welcoming City

Por: Ashmar Mandou El Alcalde Robert Lovero continuó su tradición de recib ir a gente de todas partes y habló sobre la importancia de sostener un ambiente de estabilidad, seguridad… Read more »

Aumentan las Hospitalizaciones por Embolia entre Adultos más Jóvenes de E.U.

Aumentan las Hospitalizaciones por Embolia entre Adultos más Jóvenes de E.U.

Un creciente número de adultos más jóvenes de E.U., están siendo hospitalizados a causa de una embolia, sugiere un nuevo estudio, lo que sucede, en parte, porque muchos de ellos… Read more »

Día Nacional de la Caminata: Lectores, Caminen y Manténganse Saludables

Día Nacional de la Caminata: Lectores, Caminen y Manténganse Saludables

Por el Dr. Kwame Foucher, Director Médico Senior de Unitedhealthcare of Illinois Editado por Lawndale Bilingual Newspaper La Asociación Estadounidense del Corazón estableció el Día Nacional de la Caminata –… Read more »

‘If you see something, say something’ April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

‘If you see something, say something’ April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

By: Ashmar Mandou According to the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Illinois (CACI) reports that one in ten children will experience sexual abuse before their 18th birthday as a result organizations… Read more »

National Walking Day: Readers, Get Walking and Get Healthy!

National Walking Day: Readers, Get Walking and Get Healthy!

By: Dr. Kwame Foucher, senior medical director, UnitedHealthcare of Illinois Edited by Lawndale Bilingual Newspaper The American Heart Association established National Walking Day – the first Wednesday in April –… Read more »

Saucedo Teacher’s Love for Science

Saucedo Teacher’s Love for Science

By: Ashmar Mandou Chicago public school teacher Josefina Rivera is a science enthusiast whose main objective is developing a passion for math and science among her students at Maria Saucedo… Read more »

State Homeless Prevention Funds Available for Chicago Residents

State Homeless Prevention Funds Available for Chicago Residents

The State Homeless Prevention Fund, a fund of approximately $1 million, has been made available through June 30th to Chicago residents at risk of losing their homes. All Chicago administers… Read more »

Fondos Estatales para Prevención del Desamparo Disponible a los Residentes de Chicago

Fondos Estatales para Prevención del Desamparo Disponible a los Residentes de Chicago

El Fondo Estatal de Prevención al Desamparo, fondo de aproximadamente $1 millón, está disponible hasta el 30 de junio para los residentes de Chicago en riesgo de perder su hogar…. Read more »

Maestra de Saucedo Adora la Ciencia

Maestra de Saucedo Adora la Ciencia

Por: Ashmar Mandou La Maestra de las Escuelas Públicas de Chicago, Josefina Rivera, es una entusiasta de la ciencia, cuyo principal objetivo es desarrollar una pasión por las ciencias y… Read more »

‘Si Ves Algo, Dilo’

‘Si Ves Algo, Dilo’

Por Ashmar Mandou De acuerdo a un reporte de Children’s Advocacy Centers of Illinois (CACI) que estipula que uno de cada diez niños experimentará abuso sexual antes de cumplir 18… Read more »

‘We want transparency’

‘We want transparency’

By: Ashmar Mandou Chicago activists and residents called for more transparency Tuesday as officials with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigate an agent-involved shooting that left a man wounded. “We… Read more »

State Representative Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez

State Representative Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernandez

Celebrating Women By: Ashmar Mandou In honor of Women’s History Month, we showcased women from all walks of life who exemplified strength, compassion, and the motivation to propel their community… Read more »

Twenty-nine Border Agents per Mexican Border Mile

Twenty-nine Border Agents per Mexican Border Mile

By: Raoul Lowery Contreras Anti-illegal immigration aficionados are ecstatic over the Presidential Executive Order directing Homeland Secretary Jim Kelly to hire 5,000 new Border Patrol agents and 10,000 new Immigration… Read more »

Stop the Violence

Stop the Violence

Alderman Raymond Lopez and CPS elementary students and staff from Charles R. Henderson Elementary School, parents, and Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence will hold a “Stop the Violence” peace march… Read more »

Detengan la Violencia

Detengan la Violencia

El Concejal Raymond López y estudiantes de elemental de CPS, el personal de la Escuela Elemental Charles R. Henderson, padres de familia y el Concilio de Illinois Contra la Violencia… Read more »

Veintinueve Agentes Fronterizos por Milla de Frontera Mexicana

Veintinueve Agentes Fronterizos por Milla de Frontera Mexicana

Por: Raoul Lowery Contreras Los aficionados a la inmigración anti-ilegal están extasiados con la Orden Ejecutiva Presidencial que pide al Secretario de Homeland, Jim Kelly, que contrate 5,000 agentes de… Read more »

La Representante Estatal Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernández

La Representante Estatal Elizabeth “Lisa” Hernández

Por: Ashmar Mandou La Representante Estatal “Lisa” Hernández es reconocida por el contínuo sacrificio personal que una persona debe tener cuando ocupa una posición de alto nivel. En su cuarto… Read more »

‘Queremos Transparencia’

‘Queremos Transparencia’

Por: Ashmar Mandou Activistas y residentes de Chicago pidieron más transparencia el martes, cuando funcionarios de U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) investigaban una balacera en la que se involucraba… Read more »

Mentoring Initiative Expands to Additional 1,200 Youth in Highest Need Communities

Mentoring Initiative Expands to Additional 1,200 Youth in Highest Need Communities

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced another step toward the three-year plan to deliver universal mentoring by 2018. Following a competitive process launched in December to build citywide mentoring capacity, 46 organizations… Read more »

‘I am committed to fight for quality education’

‘I am committed to fight for quality education’

By: Ashmar Mandou Over 700 parent mentors convened at the Apostolic Church of God on Friday, March 17th for the 2017 Statewide Parent Mentor Convention, an annual event where teachers,… Read more »

Elected Officials Push to Close Corporate Tax Loopholes

Elected Officials Push to Close Corporate Tax Loopholes

By: Ashmar Mandou New legislation to close nine corporate tax loopholes would raise an estimated $924 million to help fight Illinois’ growing budget crisis, as Representative Will Guzzardi and other… Read more »

CPD Calls on Residents for Input

CPD Calls on Residents for Input

By: Ashmar Mandou The Chicago Police Department (CPD) and members of the Community Policing Advisory Panel (Panel) on Wednesday announced opportunities for residents of Chicago to share ideas on the… Read more »

Iniciativa de Tutoría se Extiende a 12,000 más en Comunidades de Mayor Necesidad

Iniciativa de Tutoría se Extiende a 12,000 más en Comunidades de Mayor Necesidad

El Alcalde Rahm Emanuel anunció otro paso en un plan de tres años para dar tutoría universal para el 2018. Tras un proceso competitivo lanzado en diciembre para establecer la… Read more »

CPD Pide Opinión a los Residentes

CPD Pide Opinión a los Residentes

Por Ashmar Mandou El Departamento de Policía de Chicago (CPD) y miembros de Community Policing Advisory Panel (Panel) anunciaron el miércoles oportunidades para que los residentes de Chicago compartan ideas… Read more »

‘Me Comprometo a Luchar por una Educación de Calidad’

‘Me Comprometo a Luchar por una Educación de Calidad’

Por Ashmar Mandou Más de 700 padres tutores se reunieron en Apostolic Church of God el viernes, 17 de marzo, en la Convención Estatal de Padres Tutores del 2017, evento… Read more »

Mayor Lovero Excited for Next Four Years

Mayor Lovero Excited for Next Four Years

By: Ashmar Mandou Mayor Robert Lovero is looking forward to elevating his hometown of Berwyn to newer heights after winning for a third consecutive term in the February 28th election…. Read more »

City of Chicago Launches ‘Day for Change’ Homeless Pilot Program

City of Chicago Launches ‘Day for Change’ Homeless Pilot Program

Mayor Emanuel announced that the City of Chicago will make the Day for Change pilot a permanent fixture this year in its ongoing efforts to address homelessness. By doubling the… Read more »

Thrive Chicago, City of Chicago Launch ‘10,000 Reconnected’ Campaign

Thrive Chicago, City of Chicago Launch ‘10,000 Reconnected’ Campaign

By: Ashmar Mandou At Tuesday’s Opportunity Youth Summit, Thrive Chicago partnered with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Thrive Chicago’s member organizations to announce a bold new citywide campaign to reconnect 10,000… Read more »

Mayor Emanuel Encourages Youth to Apply to One Summer Chicago 2017

Mayor Emanuel Encourages Youth to Apply to One Summer Chicago 2017

One Summer Chicago program will return to provide over 30,000 job and internship opportunities this summer for youth ages 14 to 24 from neighborhoods across the city. The City of… Read more »

Thrive Chicago y La Ciudad de Chicago Lanzan la Campaña ’10,000 Reconectados’

Thrive Chicago y La Ciudad de Chicago Lanzan la Campaña ’10,000 Reconectados’

Por Ashmar Mandou En la Reunión Cumbre de Oportunidades Juveniles, Thrive Chicago se unió al Alcalde Rahm Emanuel y organizaciones miembros de Thrive Chicago para anunciar una campaña para reconectar… Read more »

El Alcalde Emanuel Exhorta a los Jóvenes a Llenar su Solicitud para One Summer Chicago 2017

El Alcalde Emanuel Exhorta a los Jóvenes a Llenar su Solicitud para One Summer Chicago 2017

El programa One Summer Chicago regresará este verano para ofrecer más de 30,000 oportunidades de empleo e internado para jóvenes de 14 a 24 años de los barrios de la… Read more »

La Ciudad de Chicago Lanza el Programa Piloto para Desamparados “Día por el Cambio”

La Ciudad de Chicago Lanza el Programa Piloto para Desamparados “Día por el Cambio”

El Alcalde Emanuel anunció que la Ciudad de Chicago hará del programa piloto Día por el Cambio un programa permanente este año, en sus contínuos esfuerzos de ayuda al desamparado…. Read more »

El Alcalde Lovero Entusiasmado por los Próximos Cuatro Años

El Alcalde Lovero Entusiasmado por los Próximos Cuatro Años

Por Ashmar Mandou El Alcalde Robert Lovero espera entusiasmado elevar su pueblo de Berwyn a nuevas alturas después de ganar un tercer término consecutivo en las elecciones del 28 de… Read more »

Free Days at Nature Museum

Free Days at Nature Museum

Immerse yourself in Chicago’s urban gateway to nature and science for free every week at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Illinois residents receive entry at no cost on suggested donation… Read more »

On International Women’s Day ‘End sexual harassment in the fast food industry’

On International Women’s Day ‘End sexual harassment in the fast food industry’

By: Ashmar Mandou On International Women’s Day, local fast food workers from a fast food chain, owned by the franchise Diza Hospitality, filed multiple sexual harassment complaints with the Equal… Read more »

Chicago Skyline Gets Update

Chicago Skyline Gets Update

By: Ashmar Mandou Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday cut the ribbon to open River Point, a new 52-story office building at 444 W. Lake St. in the West Loop. Located… Read more »

Días Gratis en Nature Museum

Días Gratis en Nature Museum

Sumérjase gratuitamente en el mundo de la naturaleza y la ciencia de Chicago todas las semanas en Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Los residentes de Illinois entran sin costo alguno con… Read more »

En el Día Internacional de la Mujer ‘Terminen el Acoso Sexual en la Industria de la Comida Rápida’

En el Día Internacional de la Mujer ‘Terminen el Acoso Sexual en la Industria de la Comida Rápida’

Por Ashmar Mandou En el Día Internacional de la Mujer, trabajadores de comida rápida local de una cadena de comida rápida, propiedad de la franquicia Diza Hospitality, registraron quejas de… Read more »

Chicago Skyline se Actualiza

Chicago Skyline se Actualiza

Por Ashmar Mandou El Alcalde Rahm Emanuel cortó el martes la cinta para inaugurar River Point, nuevo edificio de oficinas de 52 pisos en 444 W. Lake St., en West… Read more »

Latino Organizations Launch New Chicago Latino Theater Alliance

Latino Organizations Launch New Chicago Latino Theater Alliance

By: Ashmar Mandou Theater enthusiasts gathered at the Chicago Cultural Center Friday, Feb. 24th to welcome the city’s new Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) presented by the Chicago Department of… Read more »

Pilsen Parishes Race to Protect Families

Pilsen Parishes Race to Protect Families

By: Ashmar Mandou On Ash Wednesday, three Pilsen Parishes registered families to take care of a child should their parents be detained or deported in response to increased concerns over… Read more »

State Budget Crisis Continues to Hurt Immigrants

State Budget Crisis Continues to Hurt Immigrants

Courtesy of ICIRR The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) stands with our allies across the State of Illinois in calling for a resolution to Springfield’s manufactured budget… Read more »

Students at Youth Connection Charter School Receive Free Smartphones

Students at Youth Connection Charter School Receive Free Smartphones

Caption by Ashmar Mandou As part of Sprint’s 1Million Project, students at Youth Connection Charter School received 500 free smartphones, tablets, and hotspots to help close the homework gap on… Read more »

La Crisis del Presupuesto Estatal Continúa Dañando a los Inmigrantes

La Crisis del Presupuesto Estatal Continúa Dañando a los Inmigrantes

Cortesía de ICIRR Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) está con nuestros aliados del Estado de Illinois para pedir una resolución a la crisis presupuestaria de Springfield. Después… Read more »

Estudiantes en Youth Connection Charter School Reciben Smartphones Gratis

Estudiantes en Youth Connection Charter School Reciben Smartphones Gratis

Caption por Ashmar Mandou Como parte del proyecto 1Million Project, los estudiantes de Youth Connection Charter School recibieron 500 smartphones, tabletas y hotspots gratis para ayudar a cerrar la brecha… Read more »

Parroquias de Pilsen se Alistan para Proteger a las Familias

Parroquias de Pilsen se Alistan para Proteger a las Familias

Por: Ashmar Mandou El Miércoles de Ceniza, tres parroquias de Pilsen registraron a familias para cuidar a un niño en caso de que sus padres sean detenidos o deportados en… Read more »

Organizaciones Latinas Lanzan Chicago Latino Theater Alliance

Organizaciones Latinas Lanzan Chicago Latino Theater Alliance

Por: Ashmar Mandou Entusiastas del teatro se reunieron en el Centro Cultural de Chicago el viernes, 24 de febrero, para recibir la nueva Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) presentada por… Read more »

City Welcomes New Citizens

City Welcomes New Citizens

Caption by Ashmar Mandou To commemorate President’s Day, City Hall hosted a Naturalization Ceremony where 25 people, from 15 countries took the Oath of Allegiance to officially become United States… Read more »

Covenant House Launches Shelter for Homeless Youth in Chicago

Covenant House Launches Shelter for Homeless Youth in Chicago

By: Ashmar Mandou Covenant House International officially opened its first new shelter in over a decade at Lawson House located at 30 W. Chicago Avenue and will provide services exclusively… Read more »

Author Speaks on the Power of Education

Author Speaks on the Power of Education

By: Ashmar Mandou As an educator for over 30 years teaching elementary school students in Mexico and United States, Raul Castillo knows firsthand the significance of reading and writing. So… Read more »

CPS Latino Committeemen Resign Over Budget Cuts

CPS Latino Committeemen Resign Over Budget Cuts

By: Ashmar Mandou After a heated debate Wednesday afternoon, majority of the members of a Chicago Public Schools advisory committee for Latino students have resigned to protest school budget cuts… Read more »

Five CPS Families, Board of Education Sue to End State’s Discrimination

Five CPS Families, Board of Education Sue to End State’s Discrimination

In an effort to force the State of Illinois to equitably fund Chicago students, five families and the Board of Education sued Tuesday to declare the State’s separate and unequal… Read more »

Early Voting begins for February 28 Primary Election

Early Voting begins for February 28 Primary Election

Early Voting for the February 28, 2017 Consolidated Primary Election through February 27th. Suburban Cook County voters can vote early at any one of the four early voting sites throughout… Read more »

Community Questions Trump’s Executive Orders

Community Questions Trump’s Executive Orders

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Latino Union of Chicago held a forum on February 9th to update the immigrant community in Albany Park about their rights under President Trump’s immigration executive… Read more »

Rauner: “Have a Heart”

Rauner: “Have a Heart”

By: Ashmar Mandou Caregivers descended onto the Thompson Center plaza with a few choice words for Governor Bruce Rauner on Valentine’s Day, “Have a heart.” Caregivers asked Rauner to step… Read more »

Rauner “Ten Corazón”

Rauner “Ten Corazón”

Por: Ashmar Mandou El Día de San Valentín, personas a cargo de pacientes acudieron a la plaza Thompson Center con este mensaje para el Gobernador Bruce Rauner, “Ten Corazón”. Los… Read more »

Comienza La Votación Temprana Para las Elecciones Primarias del 28 de Febrero

Comienza La Votación Temprana Para las Elecciones Primarias del 28 de Febrero

La votación temprana para las Elecciones Primarias Consolidadas del 28 de febrero del 2017 para los votantes de los 27 Suburbios del Condado de Cook puede empezar en cualquiera de… Read more »

Preguntas de la Comunidad Sobre las Ordenes Ejecutivas de Trump

Preguntas de la Comunidad Sobre las Ordenes Ejecutivas de Trump

Caption por Ashmar Mandou El Sindicato Latino de Chicago sostuvo el 9 de febrero un foro para actualizar a la comunidad inmigrante de Albany Park sobre sus derechos bajo las… Read more »

Shen Yun Is Back

Shen Yun Is Back

Experience the magic and splendor of Shen Yun 2017 with more new shows this coming February. Tickets on sale through www.shenyun.com. Shen Yun is dedicated to reviving 5,000 years of… Read more »

HHCD Welcomes New Executive Director

HHCD Welcomes New Executive Director

By: Ashmar Mandou Social Service agency Holsten Human Capital Development (HHCD) announced the appointment of Israel Vargas as Executive Director. “After a long search, the Holsten Human Capital Development non-profit… Read more »

Rethink Your Heart Health

Rethink Your Heart Health

By: Ashmar Mandou According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 610,000 people die from heart disease each year, accounting for 1 in every 4 deaths. In… Read more »

Start Your Engines

Start Your Engines

Clear your schedule for the most anticipated event of this year, the Chicago Auto Show. Beginning February 11th through the 20th, car enthusiasts will have the opportunity to check out… Read more »

HHCD Recibe a Nuevo Director Ejecutivo

HHCD Recibe a Nuevo Director Ejecutivo

por: Ashmar Mandou La agencia de Servicio Social Holsten Human Capital Development (HHCD) anunció e lnombramiento de Israel Vargas como Director Ejecutivo. “Después de una larga búsqueda, la Junta no… Read more »

Reevalúe la Salud de su Corazón

Reevalúe la Salud de su Corazón

por: Ashmar Mandou De acuerdo a los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de enfermedades (CDC), cerca de 610,000 personas mueren de enfermedades cardíacas todos los años, lo que… Read more »

Regresa Shen Yun

Regresa Shen Yun

Experimente la magia y el esplendor de Shen Yun 2017 con más nuevos shows este febrero. Los boletos a la venta en www.shenyun.com. Shen Yun está dedicado a revivir 5000… Read more »

Prenda el Motor

Prenda el Motor

Deje un día libre para el más anticipado evento del año, el Chicago Auto Show. Del 11 al 20 de febrero, los entusiastas de los autos tendrán la oportunidad de… Read more »

Get Involved

Get Involved

By: Ashmar Mandou It has certainly been tumultuous this past week with thousands descending onto O’Hare airport to protest President Trump’s travel ban. While Chicagoans were outraged on behalf of… Read more »

Illinois Policy Institute Releases ‘Balanced Budget’

Illinois Policy Institute Releases ‘Balanced Budget’

By: Ashmar Mandou The Illinois Policy Institute introduced a budget reform plan that balances the state budget and closes Illinois’ projected $7.1 billion budget deficit without a tax increase on… Read more »

‘We want everyone to feel a sense of hope’

‘We want everyone to feel a sense of hope’

By: Ashmar Mandou Norwegian American Hospital held a groundbreaking ceremony to initiate its newest phase in the development of the hospital, a first-floor transformation project. “We want to provide our… Read more »

Local McDonalds Makes Huge Donation to Chicago Area Children

Local McDonalds Makes Huge Donation to Chicago Area Children

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Nearly 1,000 students in Chicago had smiles on their faces earlier this week as McDonald’s Owner-Operations John and Carmen De Carrier in Chicago partnered with Golden… Read more »

‘Queremos que Todos Tengan Esperanza’

‘Queremos que Todos Tengan Esperanza’

Por: Ashmar Mandou El Hospital Norwegian American sostuvo una ceremonia de inauguración para iniciar su más reciente fase en el desarrollo del hospital, un proyecto de transformación del primer piso…. Read more »

McDonald’s Local Da Enorme Donación a Niños del Area de Chicago

McDonald’s Local Da Enorme Donación a Niños del Area de Chicago

Caption de Ashmar Mandou Cerca de 1,000 estudiantes de Chicago sonreían a principios de esta semana cuando los propietarios de McDonald’s John y Carmen De Carrier de Chicago se unieron… Read more »

Participe

Participe

Por: Ashmar Mandou Ciertamente ha sido una catástrofe esta semana pasada con miles de personas llegando al aereopuerto O’Hare para protestar contra la prohibición de viaje del presidente Trump. Mientras… Read more »

Instituto de Regulaciones de Illinois Publica un “Presupuesto Balanceado”

Instituto de Regulaciones de Illinois Publica un “Presupuesto Balanceado”

Por: Ashmar Mandou El lunes, Illinois Policy Institute introdujo un plan de reforma al presupuesto que balancea el presupuesto estatal y cierra el déficit proyectado de $7.1 mil millones de… Read more »

Sanctuary City Clampdown

Sanctuary City Clampdown

By: Ashmar Mandou President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday designed to crack down on “sanctuary cities” –a term for up to 300 communities that have policies protecting the nation’s… Read more »

Meijer Brings Authentic Italian Experience for Customers

Meijer Brings Authentic Italian Experience for Customers

By: Ashmar Mandou Meijer partnered with the Italian Trade Agency to bring thousands of customers authentic Italian cuisine with the help of The Food Network’s Iron Chef America Judge Mario… Read more »

Community Welcomes APNA GHAR Domestic Violence Shelter

Community Welcomes APNA GHAR Domestic Violence Shelter

By: Ashmar Mandou Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Apna Ghar Executive Director Neha Gill, Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) and members of the community to celebrate the opening of… Read more »

Stars of the New Hit Show APB Discuss the Show, Chicago and Life

Stars of the New Hit Show APB Discuss the Show, Chicago and Life

By Nikoleta Morales Inspired by the New York Times Magazine article “Who Runs the Streets of New Orleans,” by David Amsden, APB is a new police drama with a high-tech… Read more »

Meijer Trae a la Clientela una Experiencia Auténtica Italiana

Meijer Trae a la Clientela una Experiencia Auténtica Italiana

Por: Ashmar Mandou Meijer se asoció con Italian Trade Agency para llevar a miles de clientes la auténtica cocina italiana con la ayuda del Chef Mario Rizzotti, de The Food… Read more »

Ciudades Santuario en Problemas

Ciudades Santuario en Problemas

Por: Ashmar Mandou El Presidente Trump firmó una orden ejecutiva el miércoles, diseñada a castigar a las “ciudades santuario” – término para hasta 300 comunidades que tienen una política de… Read more »

La Comunidad Recibe con Benepácito el Albergue de Violencia Doméstica APNA GHAR

La Comunidad Recibe con Benepácito el Albergue de Violencia Doméstica APNA GHAR

por: Ashmar Mandou El Alcalde Rahm Emanuel se unió al Director Ejecutivo de Apna Ghar, Neha Dill, del Departamento de Servicios Familiares y de Apoyo (DFSS) y a miembros de… Read more »

Walgreens Expressions Challenge Honors Chicago Students

Walgreens Expressions Challenge Honors Chicago Students

By: Ashmar Mandou Seven local students who participated in the Walgreens Expressions Challenge were honored for using their talents in creative writing, visual arts, and multimedia to share their perspectives… Read more »

Women’s March

Women’s March

By: Ashmar Mandou Thousands are expected to descend onto downtown Chicago this Saturday, one day after President-Elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, as part of the nationwide movement Women’s March on Washington… Read more »

Pro Life, Pro Choice Standoff

Pro Life, Pro Choice Standoff

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Photo Credit: Tony Diaz Representatives from the Pro Life movement and representatives from the Pro Choice movement held their respective rallies on Sunday, Jan. 15th at… Read more »

Advocate Children’s Hospital Patients Debut as Sports Reporters

Advocate Children’s Hospital Patients Debut as Sports Reporters

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Complete with their press pass in hand, a fresh notepad, and inquisitive nature, patients at Advocate Children’s Hospital came face to face with Chicago Cubs players… Read more »

Marcha de Mujeres

Marcha de Mujeres

Por: Ashmar Mandou Se espera que miles acudan al centro de Chicago este sábado, un día después de la toma de posesión del Presidente Electo, Donald Trump, como parte del… Read more »

Walgreens Expressions Challenge Honra a Estudiantes de Chicago

Walgreens Expressions Challenge Honra a Estudiantes de Chicago

Por: Ashmar Mandou Siete estudiantes de la localidad que participaron en el Reto Walgreens Expressions Challenge [Expresiones de Walgreens] fueron homenajeados por utilizar su talento en escritura creativa, artes visuales… Read more »

Pacientes del Hospital Advocate Children Debutan como Reporteros Deportivos

Pacientes del Hospital Advocate Children Debutan como Reporteros Deportivos

Caption de Ashmar Mandou Armados con su pase de prensa en mano, una libreta de notas y una naturaleza inquisitiva, pacientes del Hospital Advocate Children se enfrentaron con los jugadores… Read more »

Pro Vida, Pro Elección

Pro Vida, Pro Elección

Caption de Ashmar Mandou Foto: Tony Díaz Representantes del movimiento Pro Vida y representantes del movimiento Pro Elección sostuvieron sus respectivas manifestaciones el domingo, 15 de enero, en Federal Plaza… Read more »

Farewell, Mr. President

Farewell, Mr. President

Caption by Ashmar Mandou Photos by Tony Diaz As the old adage goes, all good things must come to an end. President Barack Obama delivered his final speech in front… Read more »

The Art of Bull Riding

The Art of Bull Riding

By: Ashmar Mandou Bull riding is a way of life for Brazilian native Luis Blanco, who began riding at the tender age of 12 after being inspired by his cousins…. Read more »

Public Building Commissioner Welcomes New Leader

Public Building Commissioner Welcomes New Leader

By: Ashmar Mandou The Public Building Commission (PBC) welcomed Carina Sanchez as its new Executive Director, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced this week. “As a native Chicagoan, I am honored to… Read more »

Ex Víctima de Tráfico en Chicago Habla en el Museo del Holocausto de Illinois

Ex Víctima de Tráfico en Chicago Habla en el Museo del Holocausto de Illinois

Enero es el Mes Nacional de Concientización del Tráfico Humano. El 12 de enero, Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center y YWCA Evanaston/North Shore, en colaboración con Illinois DCFS y… Read more »

Adios, Sr. Presidente

Adios, Sr. Presidente

Caption de Ashmar Mandou Fotos de Tony Díaz Como dice el viejo adagio, todo lo bueno tiene su fin. El Presidente Barack Obama dirigió su último discurso frente a una… Read more »

El Comisionado de Edificios Públicos Recibe Nuevo Líder

El Comisionado de Edificios Públicos Recibe Nuevo Líder

Por: Ashmar Mandou La Comisión de Edificios Públicos (PBC) dio la bienvenida a Carina Sánchez, anunció el Alcalde Rahm Emanuel esta semana. “Como nativa de Chicago, me siento honrada de… Read more »

El Arte del Rodeo

El Arte del Rodeo

Por: Ashmar Mandou El Rodeo es una forma de vida para el brasileño Luis Blanco, quien comenzó a montar toros a la corta edad de 12 años, inspirado por sus… Read more »

New Appointee for Chicago Board of Education

New Appointee for Chicago Board of Education

By: Ashmar Mandou Recently, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the appointment of Arnaldo “Arnie” Rivera to serve on the Chicago Board of Education. Rivera, a former educator and education administrator, will… Read more »

North Lawndale Project to Address Homelessness

North Lawndale Project to Address Homelessness

By: Ashmar Mandou According to a Williams Institute study, 40 percent of youth served by homeless youth service providers identify as LGBTQ. A Windy City Times survey of LGBTQ young… Read more »

Illinois DCFS Releases Public Service Announcement to Prevent Child Human Trafficking

Illinois DCFS Releases Public Service Announcement to Prevent Child Human Trafficking

The human trafficking of children for sex in Illinois happens in every small town and big city throughout the state. In 2016, DCFS investigated 143 calls to the hotline for… Read more »

Chicago Youth Organize Delegation to Attend Jan. 21 Women’s March on Washington

Chicago Youth Organize Delegation to Attend Jan. 21 Women’s March on Washington

As part of a national and statewide movement, the Women’s March on Washington – Illinois Youth Chapter will join tens of thousands of people in Washington, D.C., January 21st, the… Read more »

Chicago Youth Organiza Delegación para Asistir a la Marcha de la Mujer el 21 de Enero en Washington

Chicago Youth Organiza Delegación para Asistir a la Marcha de la Mujer el 21 de Enero en Washington

Como parte de un movimiento nacional y estatal, la Marcha de la Mujer en Washington – Illinois Youth Chapter se unirá a miles de personas en Washington, D.C., el 21… Read more »

Illinois DCFS Publica Anuncio de Servicio Público Sobre Como Prevenir el Tráfico Humano Infantil

Illinois DCFS Publica Anuncio de Servicio Público Sobre Como Prevenir el Tráfico Humano Infantil

El tráfico humano de niños para propósitos sexuales en Illinois ocurre en los pueblos pequeños y en las grandes ciudades en todo el estado. En el 2016, DCFS investigó 143… Read more »

Nuevo Nombramiento para la Junta de Educación de Chicago

Nuevo Nombramiento para la Junta de Educación de Chicago

Por: Ashmar Mandou Recientemente, el Alcalde Rahm Emanuel anunció el nombramiento de Arnaldo “Arnie” Rivera, para trabajar en la Junta de Educación de Chicago. Rivera, ex educador y administrador de… Read more »

North Lawndale Proyecta Atender la Falta de Vivienda

North Lawndale Proyecta Atender la Falta de Vivienda

Por: Ashmar Mandou De acuerdo a un estudio de Williams Institute, 40 por ciento de jóvenes son atendidos por los proveedores de servicio a jóvenes desamparados LGBTQ. Un estudio de… Read more »

Happy New Year from Lawndale News!

Happy New Year from Lawndale News!

CPD Announces Expansion of Body Worn Cameras Program

CPD Announces Expansion of Body Worn Cameras Program

By: Ashmar Mandou Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson on Wednesday announced the Chicago Police Department (CPD) will expedite its body worn camera expansion to every patrol… Read more »

Volunteers Needed: Be the Generation that Ends Alzheimer’s

Volunteers Needed: Be the Generation that Ends Alzheimer’s

By: John Lavaccare, M.D. Today, hundreds of thousands of people in Illinois deal with the harsh realities of Alzheimer’s disease everyday – either because they are diagnosed with it or… Read more »

The Women’s March on Chicago Announces Post-Inauguration March and Rally

The Women’s March on Chicago Announces Post-Inauguration March and Rally

The First Amendment is alive and well in Chicago, as thousands of women and their allies will brave the cold to rally downtown on January 21 in solidarity with others… Read more »

Victory for Uptown Homeless

Victory for Uptown Homeless

By: Ashmar Mandou After months of community protest, pressure, and shaming politicians, it was announced that the North Side Housing and Supportive Services Shelter on Lawrence Avenue will be saved… Read more »

CPD Anuncia Ampliación del Programa de Cámaras Corporales

CPD Anuncia Ampliación del Programa de Cámaras Corporales

Por Ashmar Mandou El Alcalde Rahm Emanuel y el Superintendente del Departamento de Policía, Eddie Johnson, anunciaron el miércoles que el Departamento de Policía de Chicago (CPD) acelerará su ampliación… Read more »

Se Necesitan Voluntarios: Sea la Generación que Pone Fin al Alzheimer’s

Se Necesitan Voluntarios: Sea la Generación que Pone Fin al Alzheimer’s

Por John Lavaccare, M.D. Hoy en día, cientos de miles de personas en Illinois luchan todos los días con la dura realidad de la enfermedad de Alzheimer’s – ya sea… Read more »

Victoria de los Desamparados de Uptown

Victoria de los Desamparados de Uptown

Por: Ashmar Mandou Después de meses de protesta comunitaria, presión y de avergonzar a los políticos, se anunció que el albergue North Side Housing and Supportive Services Shelter de la… Read more »

La Marcha de la Mujer en Chicago Anuncia Marcha y Manifestación Post-Inauguración

La Marcha de la Mujer en Chicago Anuncia Marcha y Manifestación Post-Inauguración

La primera enmienda está viva en Chicago mientras miles de mujeres y sus aliados se enfrentarán al frío en una manifestación en el centro del Chicago, el 21 de enero,… Read more »

Merry Christmas from Lawndale News

Merry Christmas from Lawndale News

CPS Nearly Doubles Tutoring Program for English Learners

CPS Nearly Doubles Tutoring Program for English Learners

By: Ashmar Mandou On Tuesday, Chicago Public Schools announced that nearly double the amount of elementary students will receive after-school English tutoring this school year to increase English proficiency. “CPS… Read more »

‘Tis the Season of Giving

‘Tis the Season of Giving

By: Ashmar Mandou For individuals or families in need of hot meal this Christmas, a few shelters and soup kitchens will be open to welcome Chicagoans with open arms and… Read more »

Holiday Party Prep with Yarel Ramos: Tips & Tricks to Look Flawless

Holiday Party Prep with Yarel Ramos: Tips & Tricks to Look Flawless

The holidays are in full gear, and that means back to back parties, dinners and get-togethers to attend! Whether it’s the office holiday party, a friends’ dinner gathering or a… Read more »

Calumet City to Allow Residents to Vote for Fair Wage

Calumet City to Allow Residents to Vote for Fair Wage

By: Ashmar Mandou Centro de Trabajadores Unidos welcomed the Calumet City Council’s passage of an ordinance which provided for the submission of an advisory public referendum to appear on the… Read more »

Momento de Compartir

Momento de Compartir

Por: Ashmar Mandou Para las personas que necesiten una comida caliente esta Navidad, unos cuantos albergues y cocinas de sopa estarán abiertos para recibir a los residentes de Chicago con… Read more »

Calumet City Permite a los Residentes Votar por un Salario Justo

Calumet City Permite a los Residentes Votar por un Salario Justo

Por Ashmar Mandou Centro de Trabajadores Unidos dio la bienvenida a la aprobación de una ordenanza del Concilio de Calumet City dado por la sumisión de un referéndum consultivo para… Read more »

CPS Casi Duplica Programa de Tutoría para Estudiantes de Inglés

CPS Casi Duplica Programa de Tutoría para Estudiantes de Inglés

Por: Ashmar Mandou El martes, las Escuelas Públicas de Chicago anunciaron que cerca del doble de estudiantes de escuela elemental recibirán tutoría después de la escuela este año, para aumentar… Read more »

City Requests Public Feedback on New Street Lights

City Requests Public Feedback on New Street Lights

Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Chicago Infrastructure Trust (CIT) to announce a public demonstration of next-generation streetlights in seven neighborhoods as part of the Chicago Smart Lighting Project,… Read more »

Alderman Urge Passage of TIF Back to Basics Reform Ordinance

Alderman Urge Passage of TIF Back to Basics Reform Ordinance

By: Ashmar Mandou The Chicago City Council Progressive Reform Caucus held a press conference outside of City Hall on Monday to urge members of the City Council Committee on Finance… Read more »

Mayor Picks New City Clerk

Mayor Picks New City Clerk

By: Ashmar Mandou Mayor Rahm Emanuel has named Anna Valencia, 31, as new City Clerk to replace Susana Mendoza who was sworn in as Illinois Comptroller earlier this month. “Anna… Read more »

Children, Incarcerate Mothers Will Reunite

Children, Incarcerate Mothers Will Reunite

By: Ashmar Mandou This weekend, two buses will bring over 100 children and caregivers to reunite with their mothers at Logan Correctional Center, 180 miles outside of Chicago, in time… Read more »

El Alcalde Escoge a Secretario Municipal

El Alcalde Escoge a Secretario Municipal

Por: Ashmar Mandou El alcalde Rahm Emanuel nombró a Anna Valencia, de 31 años como la Secretaria Municipal para reemplazar a Susana Mendoza quien ha sido juramentada como Contralora de… Read more »

Los niños y sus Madres Encarceladas se Reunirán

Los niños y sus Madres Encarceladas se Reunirán

Por: Ashmar Mandou Este fin de semana, dos buses van a traer a más de 100 niños y cuidadores para reunirlos con sus madres en Centro Correccional Logan, a 180… Read more »

La Municipalidad Solicita Retroalimentación Pública sobre las Nuevas Luminarias

La Municipalidad Solicita Retroalimentación Pública sobre las Nuevas Luminarias

El Departamento de Transporte de Chicago (CDOT) y el Fondo de Infraestructura de Chicago (CIT) van a anunciar una demostración pública de la nueva generación de lámparas callejeras en siete… Read more »

One Drink a Day May Not Keep the Doctor Away

One Drink a Day May Not Keep the Doctor Away

It’s called “holiday heart” because it happens to binge drinkers who feel a flutter or irregular heartbeat after too many cocktails at parties. But a research review suggests it can… Read more »

New Year, New Smile

New Year, New Smile

Plan to get healthy this New Year? Gym shoes and low-calorie snacks aren’t the only things you’ll need – don’t forget a toothbrush. Dental health is a key component of… Read more »

CHA Proposes Pilot Program

CHA Proposes Pilot Program

By: Ashmar Mandou The Chicago Housing Authority proposed a pilot program for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program that would provide voucher holders with services and job training to determine… Read more »

Leaders Urge President-Elect to Continue DACA Program

Leaders Urge President-Elect to Continue DACA Program

By: Ashmar Mandou Mayors across the country, including Mayor Rahm Emanuel sent a letter to President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday morning urging him to continue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals… Read more »

Pozole Enthusiasts Gather for Free Art Programs

Pozole Enthusiasts Gather for Free Art Programs

ElevArte Community Studio presents the 7th Annual Pozolada on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016. The youth arts organization’s annual fundraiser is a fiesta like no other, which features 30+ varieties of… Read more »

Taking Steps to End School Bullying

Taking Steps to End School Bullying

Although 28 states and the District of Columbia explicitly prohibit the act of physical discipline in school, corporal punishment is hardly a relic of the past. In the 2013-2014 school… Read more »

Fostering Community Ties Through Art

Fostering Community Ties Through Art

By: Ashmar Mandou A group of gifted artists will come together Friday to share their artistic expression with the community at Esperanza’s We Work Together annual art show. Esperanza Community… Read more »

‘I’m standing up for my future, my children’

‘I’m standing up for my future, my children’

By: Ashmar Mandou O’Hare workers have been developing their case for $15 and union rights for the past year and on Tuesday nearly 500 workers and supporters descended onto the… Read more »

Entusiastas del Pozole se Reúnen en Programas de Arte Gratuitos

Entusiastas del Pozole se Reúnen en Programas de Arte Gratuitos

ElevArte Community Studio presenta la 7ª. Pozolada Anual el sábado, 3 de diciembre del 2016. La recaudación anual de la organización de arte juvenil es una fiesta como ninguna, con… Read more »

Promoviendo Lazos Comunitarios a Través del Arte

Promoviendo Lazos Comunitarios a Través del Arte

Por: Ashmar Mandou Un grupo de talentosos artistas se reunirá el viernes para compartir su expresión artística con la comunidad en el show de arte anual We Work Together [Trabajamos… Read more »

‘Lucho por mi Futuro y el Futuro de mis Hijos’

‘Lucho por mi Futuro y el Futuro de mis Hijos’

Por: Ashmar Mandou Los trabajadores del O’Hare estuvieron luchando por un salario mínimo de $15 y derechos de sindicato todo el año pasado y el martes, cerca de 500 trabajadores… Read more »

Art AIDS America

Art AIDS America

More than a groundbreaking visual art exhibition, Art AIDS America Chicago will serve as the catalyst for a citywide dialogue on the cultural impact of HIV/AIDS through robust public programming… Read more »

Your guide to a Thinner Thanksgiving Dinner

Your guide to a Thinner Thanksgiving Dinner

One of the most anticipated times of the year is upon us: the holiday season. While the holidays are a time to get together and celebrate with family and friends,… Read more »

Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

By: Ashmar Mandou Chicago resident Susan Tovar has much to be thankful for this holiday season. “My little one gets home from school, and goes right out to the backyard… Read more »

Estudiantes de la Secundaria Bowen se Declaran Contra el Odio

Estudiantes de la Secundaria Bowen se Declaran Contra el Odio

Por: Ashmar Mandou “Nosotros, como jóvenes que somos, no vamos a tolerar los comentarios de odio dirigidos a nosotros. Salir de nuestra escuela es una forma en que nosotros, como… Read more »

Su Guía Para una Comida del Día de Gracias Más Ligera

Su Guía Para una Comida del Día de Gracias Más Ligera

Una de las épocas más anticipadas del año está por llegar: Aunque las fiestas son para reunirnos y celebrar con familiares y amigos, también son un momento de prueba para… Read more »

Un Hogar para las Fiestas

Un Hogar para las Fiestas

Por: Ashmar Mandou La residente de Chicago, Susan Tovar, tiene mucho que agradecer esta temporada de fiestas. “Mi pequeño llega a casa de la escuela y va directamente al patio… Read more »

Art AIDS America

Art AIDS America

Más que una innovadora exhibición de arte visual, Art AIDS America Chicago servirá como catalizador para un díalogo con la ciudad entera, sobre el impacto cultural del VIH/SIDA a través… Read more »

Cooking Up Change

Cooking Up Change

By: Ashmar Mandou Aspiring young chefs will serve up some delectable and nutritional meals Thursday as they face off in this year’s tenth annual Cooking up Change, a culinary competition… Read more »

Making Immigrant Rights a Priority

Making Immigrant Rights a Priority

By: Ashmar Mandou In the aftermath of the November 8th Election, immigrant rights activists are forging together to make immigration policy a priority in City Hall. On Wednesday morning, Alderman… Read more »

City Leaders Step-up Services

City Leaders Step-up Services

By: Ashmar Mandou Congressman Luis Gutierrez, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Illinois Dream Fund Chair Tanya Cabrera, among others stood alongside leading advocates to assure the youth and immigrant community proper resources… Read more »

Saint Anthony Assures Community Wellness Amid Election

Saint Anthony Assures Community Wellness Amid Election

By: Ashmar Mandou Saint Anthony Hospital President and CEO Guy A. Medaglia stated the hospital’s expansion of its support services to tend to the growing concerns of patients due to… Read more »

Cocinando el Cambio – Cooking Up Change

Cocinando el Cambio – Cooking Up Change

Por: Ashmar Mandou Los jóvenes aspirantes a Chefs servirán unas comidas deliciosas y nutritivas el jueves, cuando participen en la décima competencia culinaria anual Cooking up Change, patrocinada por Healthy… Read more »

Líderes de la Ciudad Detallan Servicios

Líderes de la Ciudad Detallan Servicios

Por Ashmar Mandou El Congresista Luis Gutiérrez, el Alcalde Rahm Emanuel, la Directora de Illinois Dream Fund, Tanya Cabrera, entre otros defensores se alinearon para asegurar que los jóvenes y… Read more »

Saint Anthony Asegura Bienestar Comunitario en Medio de las Elecciones

Saint Anthony Asegura Bienestar Comunitario en Medio de las Elecciones

Por Ashmar Mandou El presidente y CEO del Hospital St. Anthony, Guy A. Medaglia, declaró la ampliación de los servicios de apoyo del hospital para atender la creciente preocupación de… Read more »

Cómo Hacer de Los Derechos del Inmigrante una Prioridad

Cómo Hacer de Los Derechos del Inmigrante una Prioridad

Por: Ashmar Mandou Como resultado de las Elecciones del 8 de noviembre, activistas de los derechos del inmigrante se unen para hacer de la política de inmigración una prioridad en… Read more »

Best dishes to order when eating out in a restaurant

Best dishes to order when eating out in a restaurant

Eating out can be a dieter’s biggest challenge. A restaurant’s goal is to make food as tasty as possible without regard to health or calorie content. Healthy people need to… Read more »

Emanuel Urges Congress to Address Backlog of Naturalization Applications

Emanuel Urges Congress to Address Backlog of Naturalization Applications

Mayor Rahm Emanuel sent a letter to Congress urging legislators to appropriate funds to ensure the Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has enough resources to quickly address applications for citizenship… Read more »

La Gringa:  A story of cultural identity

La Gringa: A story of cultural identity

By: Ashmar Mandou Cultural identity will be explored as UrbanTheater Company kicks off its 11th season this weekend when the long-running, Off-Broadway Spanish play, La Gringa premieres. La Gringa, written… Read more »

ICIRR Continues Fight

ICIRR Continues Fight

By: Ashmar Mandou Amid shock and devastation as Donald Trump chanted victory on Tuesday night, the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) vowed to continue their efforts to… Read more »

Los Mejores Platos para Ordenar en un Restaurante

Los Mejores Platos para Ordenar en un Restaurante

Salir a comer fuera puede ser el mayor reto para quien está a dieta. La meta de un restaurante es hacer la comida tan apetitosa como sea posible, sin importar… Read more »

Emanuel Exhorta al Congreso a que Atienda el Rezago de Solicitudes de Naturalización

Emanuel Exhorta al Congreso a que Atienda el Rezago de Solicitudes de Naturalización

El Alcalde Rahm Emanuel envió una carta al Congreso exhortando a los legisladores a que apropien los fondos necesarios para garantizar que Servicios de Inmigración y Ciudadanía (USCIS) tiene suficiente… Read more »

ICIRR Continúa Luchando

ICIRR Continúa Luchando

Por: Ashmar Mandou Entre el shock y la devastación del triunfo de Donald Trump el martes por la noche, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) prometió continuar sus… Read more »

La Gringa: Una Historia de Identidad Cultural

La Gringa: Una Historia de Identidad Cultural

Por: Ashmar Mandou La identidad cultural se puede explorar cuando Urban Theater Company estrene su 11ava. temporada este fin de semana, con la premier de la obra en español, La… Read more »

CPS to Hold Public Hearings on Budget

CPS to Hold Public Hearings on Budget

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) announced it will hold two public hearings on November 28 so that members of the public can provide feedback on the District’s revised Fiscal Year 2017… Read more »

El Voto Latino

El Voto Latino

By: Ashmar Mandou According to the Pews Research Center, the number of Latino eligible voters has increased since 2012 by four million, accounting for 37 percent of the growth. According… Read more »

November is National Runaway Prevention Month

November is National Runaway Prevention Month

During National Runaway Prevention Month (NRPM) in November, the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) and its partners raise awareness of the runaway and homeless youth crisis and the issues that these… Read more »

Suit: Chicago Fire Department Continues Discrimination Against Women

Suit: Chicago Fire Department Continues Discrimination Against Women

Fresh on the heels of a judgment against sex discrimination in hiring in the Chicago Fire Department, the City is now facing a new lawsuit charging that the discrimination is… Read more »

El Voto Latino

El Voto Latino

Por Ashmar Mandou De acuerdo a Pews Research Center, el número de latinos elegibles para votar ha aumentado desde el 2012 en cuatro millones, marcando un 37 por ciento de… Read more »

Breast Cancer Treatment Costs Vary Widely Across the United States

Breast Cancer Treatment Costs Vary Widely Across the United States

How much does breast cancer treatment cost in the United States? Providers may tell you that it depends on your insurance, your doctor and the type of medications you receive…. Read more »

Women Demand Respect!

Women Demand Respect!

Chicagoans Speak-Out Against GOP Following Final Presidential Debate Following the third and final presidential debate, women and men spoke out against Trump and the GOP’s long-standing physical and legislative attacks… Read more »

Education is Key

Education is Key

ALAS-WINGS Helping Women Across Chicago Battle Breast Cancer By: Ashmar Mandou As Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to an end, Founder and Executive Director of ALAS-WINGS Judy Guitelman encourages women… Read more »

New Survey Data Shows Latina Voters Ages 50+ Influenced by Economic Anxiety

New Survey Data Shows Latina Voters Ages 50+ Influenced by Economic Anxiety

AARP’s Take a Stand campaign recently revealed new survey data highlighting economic anxieties and a multitude of other concerns of Latina women voters age 50-plus in key battleground states. “For… Read more »

La Educación es la Clave

La Educación es la Clave

ALAS-WINGS Ayuda a la Mujer de Chicago en su Batalla Contra el Cáncer de Mama Por: Ashmar Mandou Al llegar a su fin el Mes de Concientización del Cáncer de… Read more »

Reduce Teaching Anxiety

Reduce Teaching Anxiety

If this school year is your first as a new educator, and you’re feeling overwhelmed, you’re not alone. The first month or so of school may have seemed like a… Read more »

Susan G. Komen Pledges to Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths Over Next Decade

Susan G. Komen Pledges to Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths Over Next Decade

The month of October has become synonymous with the pink ribbon and National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an important initiative that helps bring the latest research and preventive measures to… Read more »

New Mental Health Services at Sinai Health Services

New Mental Health Services at Sinai Health Services

By: Ashmar Mandou Sinai Health System held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday that unveiled wide-ranging new behavioral health services to meet the needs of thousands of youth and adults… Read more »

Chicago Nonprofit Launches Groundbreaking Police Accountability Tool

Chicago Nonprofit Launches Groundbreaking Police Accountability Tool

In support of demands for greater police accountability in Chicago and nationwide, Illinois nonprofit The Lucy Parsons Labs is launching “OpenOversight,” an interactive web tool that makes it easier for… Read more »

Reduzca la Ansiedad de la Enseñanza

Reduzca la Ansiedad de la Enseñanza

Si este año escolar es su primer año como educador(a) y se siente abrumado(a), no está solo(a). El primer mes de la escuela puede parecer como una primavera, pero recorrer… Read more »

Susan G. Komen Promete Reducir las Muertes por Cáncer de Mama en la Próxima Década

Susan G. Komen Promete Reducir las Muertes por Cáncer de Mama en la Próxima Década

El mes de octubre se ha vuelto sinónimo del listón rosa y el Mes Nacional de Concientización del Cáncer de Mama, importante iniciativa que ayuda a poner las últimas investigaciones… Read more »

Organización No Lucrativa de Chicago Lanza Innovadora Herramienta de Responsabilidad Policial

Organización No Lucrativa de Chicago Lanza Innovadora Herramienta de Responsabilidad Policial

En apoyo a las demandas de mayor responsabilidad policial en Chicago y a nivel nacional, la organización no lucrativa de Chicago, The Lucy Parsons Labs, lanza “OpenOversight”, red interactiva que… Read more »

Nuevos Servicios de Salud Mental en Sinai Health Services

Nuevos Servicios de Salud Mental en Sinai Health Services

Por: Ashmar Mandou Sinai Health System celebró una ceremonia de corte de cinta el lunes, para develar nuevos servicios de salud de conducta para atender las necesidades de miles de… Read more »

Hauntings in Chicago

Hauntings in Chicago

Compiled by Ashmar Mandou The City is ripe with haunted houses around the city so make the most of your weekend by visiting one of these spooky sites. Disturbia Screams… Read more »

Michelle Mueller is to Kill For in “Halloweed”

Michelle Mueller is to Kill For in “Halloweed”

By: Amelia Orozco Twitter: @Amelia_Orozco Prepare to laugh out loud at “Halloweed,” the funny horror flick you must watch this Halloween. Lawndale News spoke with one of its stars, Michelle… Read more »

Latino Caucus to Mayor: ‘Invest in Latino Population’

Latino Caucus to Mayor: ‘Invest in Latino Population’

By: Ashmar Mandou Members of the Chicago City Council Latino Caucus had a few choice words for Mayor Rahm Emanuel earlier this week. After Mayor Emanuel presented a budget that… Read more »

Cicero Distributes 600 Free Smoke Detectors to Residents

Cicero Distributes 600 Free Smoke Detectors to Residents

The Cicero Fire Department distributed 600 free smoke detectors to residents on Tuesday (October 11, 2016) at the Cicero Community Center. The program was co-sponsored with Ann & Robert Lurie… Read more »

Latino Caucus al Alcalde: ‘Invierta en la Población Latina’

Latino Caucus al Alcalde: ‘Invierta en la Población Latina’

Por Ashmar Mandou Miembros de Chicago City Council Latino Caucus tuvieron unas cuantas palabras de elección para el Alcalde Rahm Emanuel a principios de esta semana. Después que el Alcalde… Read more »

Michelle Mueller lo Matará de Risa en “Halloweed”

Michelle Mueller lo Matará de Risa en “Halloweed”

Por: Amelia Orozco Twitter: @Amelia_Orozco Prepárese a reir hasta el cansancio en “Halloweed”, divertida película de terror que no se debe perder este Halloween. Lawndale News habló con una de… Read more »

Cicero Distribuye 600 Detectores de Humo Gratis a los Residentes

Cicero Distribuye 600 Detectores de Humo Gratis a los Residentes

El Departamento de Bomberos de Cicero distribuyó 600 detectores de humo gratis a los residentes, el martes, (11 de octubre del 2016) en el Centro Comunitario de Cicero. El programa… Read more »

Casas Encantadas en Chicago

Casas Encantadas en Chicago

Recopilado por Ashmar Mandou La Ciudad de Chicago está llena de casas fantasmales en toda la ciudad así que aproveche el fin de semana para visitar una de ellas. Disturbia… Read more »

Triton to Host Hispanic Heritage Month Events

Triton to Host Hispanic Heritage Month Events

In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Triton College Diversity Work Group is hosting a pair of events that will engender pride, and engage the community in a discussion about… Read more »

USCIS Approves DACA Request for Chicago Immigrant Youth

USCIS Approves DACA Request for Chicago Immigrant Youth

By: Ashmar Mandou Chicago immigrant rights organizer and educator Nadia Sol Ireri Unzueta Carrasco has received notice that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has approved her request… Read more »

Peoples Gas/North Shore Gas Training Center Begins Construction in Little Village

Peoples Gas/North Shore Gas Training Center Begins Construction in Little Village

By: Ashmar Mandou At a press conference Monday morning, Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas shared a milestone in the constructions of the utilities’ new 100,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art training center in… Read more »

¡Festival Hola México Regresa a Chicago!

¡Festival Hola México Regresa a Chicago!

El Centro de Cine Gene Siskel de la Escuela del Instituto de Arte de Chicago, 164 N. State St., anuncia el regreso a Chicago del Festival Hola México, el festival… Read more »

Riot On

Riot On

By: Michael Bacos For the second year in a row, people donned in liberty spikes, studded vests, and Doc Martens took over Douglas Park. The North Lawndale park is the… Read more »

Family Fun with these Autumn Activities

Family Fun with these Autumn Activities

Compiled by Ashmar Mandou Apple Holler There is certainly no shortage of what you can do at this orchard. The dwarf trees in the U-pick area require no ladders for… Read more »

Los Mexicanos en Chicago

Los Mexicanos en Chicago

Por: Brian Flood La innovadora carrera y becas de Louise Año Nuevo Kerr, finada profesora y administradora de UIC, fue celebrada el 16 de septiembre, en el Centro Estudiantil Este,… Read more »

Festival Riot Fest

Festival Riot Fest

Por: Michael Bacos Por segundo año consecutivo, personajes alegóricos pro libertad, vestidos con chalecos y ropas no convencionales se apoderaron de Douglas Park. El parque North Lawndale es anfitrión de… Read more »

Elected Officials, Immigrant Leaders Rally on Citizenship Day, Demand Immigrant-Friendly Policies

Elected Officials, Immigrant Leaders Rally on Citizenship Day, Demand Immigrant-Friendly Policies

As the stakes for immigrant families increase amid this fall’s elections, US Senator Richard Durbin, US Rep. Mike Quigley, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, State Representative Lisa Hernandez, Chicago… Read more »

Latino Art Beat

Latino Art Beat

By: Ashmar Mandou There are a plethora of flattering words that could be used to describe Chicago-native Don Rossi Nuccio. Passionate, fascinating, committed, philanthropic, or bold. In actuality, all these… Read more »

Larry Dominick Foundation Gives $25,000 Grant to Youth Programs

Larry Dominick Foundation Gives $25,000 Grant to Youth Programs

The Larry Dominick Foundation has made a donation of $25,000 to the Clyde Park District, to be used to support sports and recreation programs for youth in Cicero and neighboring… Read more »

Check Your Prostate

Check Your Prostate

By: Ashmar Mandou According to the American Cancer Society, within the next eight years, the number of men diagnosed with prostate cancer is estimated to increase from nearly three million… Read more »

Haga Revisar su Próstata

Haga Revisar su Próstata

Por Ashmar Mandou De acuerdo a la Sociedad Estadounidense del Cáncer, dentro de los próximos ocho años el número de hombres diagnosticados con cáncer de próstata se calcula aumente a… Read more »

Don Rossi Nuccio: Amante del Arte, Abogado de la Juventud

Don Rossi Nuccio: Amante del Arte, Abogado de la Juventud

Por: Ashmar Mandou Hay una plétora de palabras lisonjeras que podrían decirse para describir a Don Rossi Nuccio, nativo de Chicago. Apasionado, fascinante, comprometido, filantrópico o fuerte. Realmente, todas estas… Read more »

La Casa Norte Llega a Más Personas

La Casa Norte Llega a Más Personas

Por: Ashmar Mandou El Futuro de La Casa Norte es aún más brillante después de haber anunciado en una conferencia de prensa, el 9 de septiembre, que están en marcha… Read more »

The Chichimeca War

The Chichimeca War

by Daniel Nardini With the end of the Aztec Empire and the Spanish destruction of Tenochtitlan (the Aztec’s capital) in 1521, many history textbooks teach us that the conquest of… Read more »

City of Chicago Announces a 13 Percent Decrease in Homelessness

City of Chicago Announces a 13 Percent Decrease in Homelessness

The City of Chicago released its annual Homeless Point-in-Time (PIT) Count and Survey Report, revealing a 13 percent decrease in both sheltered and unsheltered populations during 2015-2016, compared to the… Read more »

La Casa Norte to Reach Even More Individuals

La Casa Norte to Reach Even More Individuals

By: Ashmar Mandou The future of La Casa Norte shines even brighter after it was announced at a press conference on September 9th that construction plans for affordable house housing… Read more »

The Second Spanish Attempt to Conquer Mexico

The Second Spanish Attempt to Conquer Mexico

by Daniel Nardini It is not very well known that the Spanish Empire tried in fact to retake Mexico after Mexico succeeded in gaining independence in 1821. Even though Mexico… Read more »

Duckworth’s Bipartisan Bill Would Ensure Veterans Receive Same Preventive Health Benefits as All Insured Americans

Duckworth’s Bipartisan Bill Would Ensure Veterans Receive Same Preventive Health Benefits as All Insured Americans

By: Ashmar Mandou Congresswoman and combat Veteran Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) proposed legislation to stop forcing Veterans to pay out-of-pocket for essential preventive care by bringing the preventive benefits provided to… Read more »

City Breaks Ground on Vista Tower

City Breaks Ground on Vista Tower

By: Ashmar Mandou Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Magellan Development, Dalian Wanda Group, Alderman Brendan Reilly and Architect Jeanne Gang on September 7th to break ground on the highly-anticipated Vista Tower… Read more »

Viva, Mexico

Viva, Mexico

By: Ashmar Mandou This weekend will be ripe with festivals as we celebrate Mexican Independence Day across Chicago. From Little Village to Pilsen, to DuPage to Cicero, we have your… Read more »

El Proyecto Bipartisano de Duckworth Garantizaría que los Veteranos Reciben los Mismos Beneficios de Salud Preventiva que todos los Estadounidenses Asegurados

El Proyecto Bipartisano de Duckworth Garantizaría que los Veteranos Reciben los Mismos Beneficios de Salud Preventiva que todos los Estadounidenses Asegurados

Por: Ashmar Mandou La Congresista y combatiente Veterana Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) propuso una legislación para evitar que se force a los Veteranos a pagar por cuidado preventivo esencial, alineando los… Read more »

¡Viva México!

¡Viva México!

Por: Ashmar Mandou Este fin de semana estallará en festivales para celebrar el Día de la Independencia de México en Chicago. Desde la Villita a Pilsen a DuPage a Cicero,… Read more »

Más de 700 mil personas despiden a Juan Gabriel en Bellas Artes

Más de 700 mil personas despiden a Juan Gabriel en Bellas Artes

Por Nayely Ramírez Maya Algo insólito sucedió en la ciudad de México, ya que se realizó el homenaje más grande que había existido en la historia del país, más de… Read more »

La Ciudad Inicia la Construcción de Vista Tower

La Ciudad Inicia la Construcción de Vista Tower

Por: Ashmar Mandou El Alcalde Rahm Emanbuel se unió a Magellan Development, Dalian Wanda Group, al Concejal Brendan Reilly y la Arquitecta Jeanne Gang, el 7 de septiembre, para iniciar… Read more »

CPS Students Enjoy Free Admission to Select Museums

CPS Students Enjoy Free Admission to Select Museums

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Museums in the Park president Gary T. Johnson announced free admission for Chicago Public Schools (CPS) students to the city’s top cultural institutions next week. Twelve… Read more »

Triton College Gives Students Competitive Edge

Triton College Gives Students Competitive Edge

By: Ashmar Mandou Situated just outside of Chicago, on plush 100-acre grounds Triton College is offering stellar programs in higher education that give students a leading advantage in booming industries,… Read more »

Saint Anthony Hospital Hosts Chinese Physicians to Bring U.S. Insight to Expand Community Care in China

Saint Anthony Hospital Hosts Chinese Physicians to Bring U.S. Insight to Expand Community Care in China

Saint Anthony Hospital in partnership with the International Emergency Management Committee (TEMC) is hosting 22 physicians from prestigious universities and hospitals across China. Over the course of their three-month visit… Read more »

Chicago Humanities Festival Presents a Night with Lin-Manuel Miranda