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“We have to remember our humanity” -Bank of America grant aims to help migrant families

“We have to remember our humanity” -Bank of America grant aims to help migrant families

By: Ashmar Mandou Since August 2022, the City of Chicago has welcomed over 35,000 new arrivals from the southern border and with the continued increase of frequency of buses many… Read more »

Ald. Gilbert Villegas Urges City Council to Reconsider Clean and Affordable Buildings Ordinance

Ald. Gilbert Villegas Urges City Council to Reconsider Clean and Affordable Buildings Ordinance

Alderman Gilbert Villegas and fellow alderpersons, joined by members of the Clean Energy Choice Coalition (CECC) and other supporters, held a news conference on Wednesday calling for support of a… Read more »

City of Chicago Announces $8M in City Support for Historic Preservation Projects

City of Chicago Announces $8M in City Support for Historic Preservation Projects

Adopt-A-Landmark grants valued at more than $8 million will help restore more than a dozen historic buildings citywide, including former banks in Austin and the Near West Side, a pair… Read more »

Chicago Public Schools Celebrates 2024 Posse Scholars

Chicago Public Schools Celebrates 2024 Posse Scholars

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is proud to announce that 83 CPS students, from both District-managed and Charter high schools, will be awarded more than $18 million in full‐tuition leadership scholarships… Read more »

Rep. Lisa Hernandez Highlights Record MAP Grants, Vows More State Action on Tuition Costs

Rep. Lisa Hernandez Highlights Record MAP Grants, Vows More State Action on Tuition Costs

State Rep. Elizabeth ‘Lisa’ Hernandez, D-Cicero, announced more than $8.3 million in Monetary Award Program (MAP) grants which will help 2,109 local students afford a college education.  “Too many families… Read more »

Chicago Public Schools Awarded With 23 AP Computer Science Female Diversity Awards

Chicago Public Schools Awarded With 23 AP Computer Science Female Diversity Awards

Nearly two dozen Chicago Public Schools (CPS) high schools earned the 2023 College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in Advanced Placement computer science… Read more »

After School Matters Applications Open for Chicago Teens for Spring Season

After School Matters Applications Open for Chicago Teens for Spring Season

Applications are now open for hundreds of after-school programs offered this spring through After School Matters®. Program opportunities are available for Chicago teens in the arts, communications, and leadership, sports,… Read more »

Gov. Pritzker Announces $3.5M Available in Grants for Local Grocers to Preserve Access to Fresh Food

Gov. Pritzker Announces $3.5M Available in Grants for Local Grocers to Preserve Access to Fresh Food

Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) announced $3.5 million in available grant funding for local grocers through the Equipment Upgrades Program as part… Read more »

Gun Violence Prevention, Domestic Violence Prevention Advocates Join Elected Officials to Urge Swift

Gun Violence Prevention, Domestic Violence Prevention Advocates Join Elected Officials to Urge Swift

This week, One Aim Illinois gathered with Domestic Violence Prevention Advocates and elected officials to voice their support for Karina’s Bill, which would strengthen state law to protect domestic violence… Read more »

New Initiative with Google Public Sector Aims to Improve Access to Children’s Behavioral Healthcare Resources

New Initiative with Google Public Sector Aims to Improve Access to Children’s Behavioral Healthcare Resources

Governor JB Pritzker joined the Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) and Google Public Sector on Monday to announce the creation of BEACON (Behavioral Health Care and Ongoing Navigation): A… Read more »