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

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

The Cook County Sheriff’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 »

NIU to Host Vendor Networking Fair

NIU to Host Vendor Networking Fair

Companies looking to do business with Northern Illinois University and other state agencies are invited to the Diversity Vendor Networking Fair, 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16, in… Read more »

Latino Art Beat Presents ‘Visiting the Museum’

Latino Art Beat Presents ‘Visiting the Museum’

“Visiting the Museum” is a short 20-minute film about two high school teens Raul and Clint, who have been friends ‘forever’, visiting the Oriental Institute Museum to do research for… Read more »

Set Limits on Exploding Class Sizes, Say Teachers, Parents

Set Limits on Exploding Class Sizes, Say Teachers, Parents

Courtesy of Chicago Teachers Union As CPS drags on addressing class size issues at the bargaining table, teachers, parents and students from South Side schools are calling on the mayor’s… Read more »

City Colleges of Chicago Announces Career Launch Chicago Partners

City Colleges of Chicago Announces Career Launch Chicago Partners

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) announced that Career Launch Chicago, a new collaborative initiative between CPS, CCC, the City of Chicago,… Read more »

Attorney General Raoul Files Brief to Protect Women’s Access to Reproductive Health Care

Attorney General Raoul Files Brief to Protect Women’s Access to Reproductive Health Care

Attorney General Kwame Raoul, as part of a coalition of 20 attorneys general, filed an amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit in support of… Read more »

Grassroots Leaders and Public Officials Address Challenges Facing Schools

Grassroots Leaders and Public Officials Address Challenges Facing Schools

The Change for Good Luncheon, held at the National Museum of Mexican Art on October 8th, featured testimonials from parents and other community leaders who shared their perspectives and HSC’s… Read more »

Mayor Lightfoot Announces $40 Million in Funding to Enhance HIV Services and ‘Getting to Zero’ Efforts

Mayor Lightfoot Announces $40 Million in Funding to Enhance HIV Services and ‘Getting to Zero’ Efforts

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) have awarded almost $40 million to over 40 organizations to accelerate progress on Getting to Zero (GTZ) Illinois, a… Read more »

Tips for Staying Healthy during Flu Season

Tips for Staying Healthy during Flu Season

Every year the flu sickens millions of Americans, hospitalizes hundreds of thousands, and kills tens of thousands.  Catching the flu can be as easy as standing in line next to… Read more »

Chicago’s Violence Linked to Social Isolation, Hypervigilance and Chronic Health Problems, New Studies Show

Chicago’s Violence Linked to Social Isolation, Hypervigilance and Chronic Health Problems, New Studies Show

Exposure to violence can negatively impact a person’s physical and psychosocial health, according to two new studies co-authored by University of Chicago Medicine social epidemiologist Elizabeth L. Tung, MD. The… Read more »