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Spotlight: Be The Match

Spotlight: Be The Match

By: Ashmar Mandou Behind every altruistic effort or illuminating project is an organization working around the clock for the betterment of their community. Each month we will place a spotlight… Read more »

Around Town

Around Town

Compiled by Ashmar Mandou Grant Park Music Festival Where: Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park When: Friday, June 14th Time: 6:30p.m. Ticket Price: – The Grant Park Chorus joins the… Read more »

Have Too Many Bad Habits? Here Are Six Ways to Create Good Ones

Have Too Many Bad Habits? Here Are Six Ways to Create Good Ones

It’s said that we become our habits. In some cases, that is not a good thing; bad habits prevail among many Americans. One report found that over 70 percent of US adults… Read more »

Commissioner Johnson Pushes for Universal Health Care with H.R. 1383

Commissioner Johnson Pushes for Universal Health Care with H.R. 1383

This week, Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson (D-1) introduced a resolution calling the municipality to support H.R. 1384 the Medicare for All Act. A champion for universal health care the… Read more »

Junk Food Causing Increase in Food Allergies

Junk Food Causing Increase in Food Allergies

People’s love of processed foods might be one reason for the blatant increase in food allergies in the past few decades, a new study suggests. Looking at a group of… Read more »

Advocates Release Groundbreaking Model Policies to Support Immigrants at Health Facilities

Advocates Release Groundbreaking Model Policies to Support Immigrants at Health Facilities

The Illinois Alliance for Welcoming Healthcare, convened by the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) has released a model policies platform, which provides guidelines and best practices for… Read more »

Walkaround Elmo from Sesame Street® Joins ¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!®

Walkaround Elmo from Sesame Street® Joins ¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!®

On Saturday, June 15, 2019, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition will celebrate their 13th annual ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® event in Chicago with a… Read more »

Calling all Volunteers: Seniors Training Academy Recruits (STARS) Program

Calling all Volunteers: Seniors Training Academy Recruits (STARS) Program

The Cook County Sherriff’s Police Training Academy and Triton College’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) are looking for older adults who want to volunteer for a new instructional program… Read more »

Attorney General Raoul Calls to Discharge Federal Student Loans

Attorney General Raoul Calls to Discharge Federal Student Loans

Attorney General Kwame Raoul recently sent two letters to U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos seeking the discharge of federal student loans in cases students were defrauded by their… Read more »

School Districts Offer Free Transportation for Students Who Walk through Areas with Criminal Gang Activity

School Districts Offer Free Transportation for Students Who Walk through Areas with Criminal Gang Activity

A new law that took effect Nov. 30, 2018, expands school districts’ ability to offer free transportation to students who would otherwise walk through areas with a pattern of criminal… Read more »