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Representatives García and Grothman Urge Congress to Pass the Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act to Bolster Economic Recovery

Representatives García and Grothman Urge Congress to Pass the Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act to Bolster Economic Recovery

As COVID-19 brings financial devastation to our communities, Reps. Jesús “Chuy” García and Glenn Grothman urge Congress to pass their Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act (H.R. 5050), a bill… Read more »

Governor’s EO to Help Educator Candidates and Schools

Governor’s EO to Help Educator Candidates and Schools

To address the educator shortage that Illinois faces, and a pandemic that has changed the educational experience for all students, Gov. JB Pritzker recently signed Executive Order 2020-31 to help… Read more »

City Colleges of Chicago to Award Students in CARES Act Emergency Funds

City Colleges of Chicago to Award Students in CARES Act Emergency Funds

In an effort to support its students during this pandemic, City Colleges of Chicago is working to award eligible students $12.7 million in federal CARES Act funds.  More than 22,000… Read more »

IBHE to Use Funding to Improve Early Childhood Education

IBHE to Use Funding to Improve Early Childhood Education

Knowing that effective, skilled, and diverse early childhood educators are essential to classroom quality, Governor JB Pritzker has awarded the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) $1.3 million in grants… Read more »

Oak Street Health Survey Identifies Ways to Improve Mental Health Support Seniors in Self-Quarantine

Oak Street Health Survey Identifies Ways to Improve Mental Health Support Seniors in Self-Quarantine

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month this May, Oak Street Health shared findings of a survey exploring the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the mental health of older adults. As… Read more »

Self-Care Starts With Self-Worth: Simple Steps to Maintain Mental and Emotional Equanimity

Self-Care Starts With Self-Worth: Simple Steps to Maintain Mental and Emotional Equanimity

“How we take care of ourselves directly correlates to the way we value ourselves, our self-worth,” says Anne Ockene Boudreau, author of the new book, “A Human Mosaic: Heal, Renew,… Read more »

Healthy Eating Behaviors in Childhood May Reduce Adult Obesity

Healthy Eating Behaviors in Childhood May Reduce Adult Obesity

How children are fed may be just as important as what they are fed, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association, “Caregiver Influences on Eating Behaviors… Read more »

Coping Amid COVID-19

Coping Amid COVID-19

By: Ashmar Mandou A recent mental health poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that “nearly 45 percent of adults across the United States say that worry and stress related… Read more »

Peoples Gas Encourages Customers to Apply for Financial Assistance

Peoples Gas Encourages Customers to Apply for Financial Assistance

Peoples Gas reminds customers financial assistance is available through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Share the Warmth program. Customers who need help paying their heating bills… Read more »

Free Mask Drive Thru

Free Mask Drive Thru

Berwyn Township Assessor David Avila will join Alderman Rafael Avila, Alderman Scott Lennon, Berwyn Census 2020 and Educational Giving Tree to host a free mask drive-thru giveaway in order to keep… Read more »