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Cicero Commemorates Birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

Cicero Commemorates Birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

Cicero honored Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Town of Cicero holds monthly commemorations and for the month of January President Larry Dominick commemorated Dr. King just like he… Read more »

‘Slice to Meet You’ Campaign to Raise Funds for PAWS Chicago

‘Slice to Meet You’ Campaign to Raise Funds for PAWS Chicago

PAWS Chicago, the largest No Kill humane organization in the Midwest, announced that Bill Jacobs, owner of Piece Pizza, has secured four donors to match the $10 per specialty pizza… Read more »

Column: Your Property Taxes with Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas

Column: Your Property Taxes with Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas

Illinois program lets senior citizens defer up to $7,500 per year in property taxes By Maria Pappas Illinois offers senior citizens a property tax relief program that works like a… Read more »

IDPH Accepting Grant Applications for Programs to Address Sickle Cell Disease

IDPH Accepting Grant Applications for Programs to Address Sickle Cell Disease

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is now accepting applications for Prevention, Care and Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease grants. A total of $750,000 has been allocated for the… Read more »

House, Senate Mental Health Committees to Address Behavioral Health Workforce Shortage

House, Senate Mental Health Committees to Address Behavioral Health Workforce Shortage

The House Mental Health & Addiction Committee will meet jointly with the Senate Behavioral Mental Health Committee to discuss the ongoing issue of the behavioral health workforce shortage across the… Read more »

Illinois Moves to Ban Harmful Food Chemicals

Illinois Moves to Ban Harmful Food Chemicals

By: Ashmar Mandou After a law banning harmful food chemicals passed in California, Illinois is now following suit. Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias, State Senator Willie Preston (D-Chicago), and State… Read more »

Chicago Public Schools Observes National Mentoring Month

Chicago Public Schools Observes National Mentoring Month

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) celebrates National Mentoring Month and the ongoing efforts to provide both our students and educators with targeted guidance and support through vital mentorship programs. In recent… Read more »

Girls Opportunity Alliance to Provide Funding to Chicago-Based Girl Serving Organizations

Girls Opportunity Alliance to Provide Funding to Chicago-Based Girl Serving Organizations

Former First Lady and Founder of the Obama Foundation’s Girls Opportunity Alliance, Michelle Obama, announced a new commitment to empower and uplift girls in Chicago. The Girls Opportunity Alliance will… Read more »

Dominican University Announces Partnership with Hope Chicago

Dominican University Announces Partnership with Hope Chicago

Dominican University announced a new partnership with Hope Chicago, a nonprofit organization offering debt-free college and workforce opportunities to 4,000 Chicago Public School graduates and their parents residing in some… Read more »

President Preckwinkle Announces $1.5M in Relief Grants for Suburban Arts, Culture Organizations

President Preckwinkle Announces $1.5M in Relief Grants for Suburban Arts, Culture Organizations

Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle announced the launch of a new grant program to assist arts and culture organizations in building resiliency in the post-pandemic economy. The Nonprofit Relief Grant… Read more »