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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 »

LSNA Welcomes New Round of Parent Mentors

LSNA Welcomes New Round of Parent Mentors

Hundreds of new parents graduated on Thursday, June 6th from the Logan Square Neighborhood Association Parent Teacher Mentor Program at Carl Schurz High School. “After demonstrating the dedication and love… Read more »

Chicago Wins National Grant to Build Youth Apprenticeships

Chicago Wins National Grant to Build Youth Apprenticeships

Chicago Public Schools CEO Dr. Janice K. Jackson and City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Juan Salgado announced that Career Launch Chicago, a new collaborative initiative between CPS, CCC and the… Read more »

‘No Tariffs; American Citizen Elected Mexican Governor’

‘No Tariffs; American Citizen Elected Mexican Governor’

By: Raoul Lowery Contreras The entire Western business/political world breathed easier when President Trump announced that tariffs would not be imposed on imported Mexican goods. “Free traders” and millions of… Read more »

SOS Children’s Villages Illinois Breaks Ground on Roosevelt Square Community Center

SOS Children’s Villages Illinois Breaks Ground on Roosevelt Square Community Center

Wintrust, Maestro Cares Foundation, CHA CEO Eugene Jones, Jr. Alderman Byron Sigcho-Lopez, Alderman Jason Ervin, Project Architect Juan Moreno, community advocates, and SOS Illinois families joined SOS Children’s Villages Illinois,… Read more »

Lightfoot, CPD Launch New Partnership Initiative

Lightfoot, CPD Launch New Partnership Initiative

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot joined Chicago Police Department (CPD) Superintendent Eddie T. Johnson and Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) Commissioner Rosa Escareno to launch a new community… Read more »

Ethics Reform Package to Bring Increased Transparency, Oversight to the City Council

Ethics Reform Package to Bring Increased Transparency, Oversight to the City Council

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot on Wednesday introduced a new package of ethics reforms to the City Council that will increase ethics requirements for members of the City Council and bring… Read more »

CPL Board Confirms Andrea Telli as New Commissioner

CPL Board Confirms Andrea Telli as New Commissioner

Chicago Public Library (CPL) Board of Directors confirmed Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s nomination of Andrea Telli for CPL Commissioner. Effective Saturday, June 15th, Telli will replace outgoing Commissioner Brian Bannon, who… Read more »

Illinoisans Prioritize College Education but Many Aren’t Able to Save for It

Illinoisans Prioritize College Education but Many Aren’t Able to Save for It

Most Illinoisans believe college education is essential, according to a recent survey by COUNTRY Financial®. The majority (86 percent) said a college education is critical when applying for jobs. But… Read more »

Why the Creationist Controversy Remains

Why the Creationist Controversy Remains

By Daniel Nardini In the U.S Supreme Court case of Edwards vs. Aguilard, it was ruled that creation science, which is the concept that all life on Earth was created… Read more »