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Dominican University Honored by Three Higher Education, Immigrant Rights Organizations with Inaugural SUCCESS Award

Dominican University Honored by Three Higher Education, Immigrant Rights Organizations with Inaugural SUCCESS Award

Dominican University’s ongoing commitment to supporting undocumented students has earned the institution high regards from a trio of higher education and immigrant rights organizations. TheDream.US, the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher… Read more »

Clerk Valencia Hosts Over 50 CPS Students for Next Gen City Council

Clerk Valencia Hosts Over 50 CPS Students for Next Gen City Council

City Clerk Anna Valencia, in partnership with Chicago Public Schools Social Science Department and CPS Intergovernmental Affairs, hosted over 50 CPS students at City Hall for this year’s Next Gen… Read more »

Chicago Teens Can Apply for After School Matters® Summer Programs

Chicago Teens Can Apply for After School Matters® Summer Programs

After School Matters’ summer session application is open, offering thousands of Chicago teens the opportunity to apply to hundreds of programs in the arts, communications and leadership, sports, and STEM…. Read more »

Cook County Health Celebrates the Launch of New Robotic Surgery Program

Cook County Health Celebrates the Launch of New Robotic Surgery Program

Cook County Health cut the ribbon on its Intuitive da Vinci® surgical system, celebrating the health system’s new robotic surgery program. Robotic-assisted surgery allows surgeons to perform many different complex… Read more »

IDOA & IDPH Monitoring H5N1 Influenza in Dairy Cattle

IDOA & IDPH Monitoring H5N1 Influenza in Dairy Cattle

While no cases have been reported in Illinois, federal agencies confirmed the detection of H5N1 influenza virus in dairy herds in eight states across the U.S. The Illinois Department of… Read more »

New UIC Data: How Illinois Benefits When Immigrants Get Health Coverage

New UIC Data: How Illinois Benefits When Immigrants Get Health Coverage

Public funding of healthcare coverage for the uninsured pays for itself in a panoply of benefits that reach well beyond the individuals who receive such assistance. A review of data… Read more »

Healthy Illinois Survey Gets Underway

Healthy Illinois Survey Gets Underway

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has announced the start of the 2024 Healthy Illinois Survey, a statewide effort to compile essential data on the current state of health… Read more »

Chicago Health Organizations Collaborate to Enhance Colorectal Cancer Screening and Care Access for Underserved Communities of Color

Chicago Health Organizations Collaborate to Enhance Colorectal Cancer Screening and Care Access for Underserved Communities of Color

In a concerted effort to reduce health disparities and improve access to care for colorectal cancer screenings in Chicago, Sinai Chicago Health System (Sinai), Chicago Family Health Center, and Lawndale… Read more »

Cinco de Mayo in Chicago: Get Ready for Mexico Week 2024

Cinco de Mayo in Chicago: Get Ready for Mexico Week 2024

The Consulate General of Mexico in Chicago is delighted to announce Mexico Week in Chicago 2024, an annual celebration of Mexican culture and the contributions of our community in Illinois,… Read more »

National Museum of Mexican Art Acquires Fire Station, Enhancing Youth Programs

National Museum of Mexican Art Acquires Fire Station, Enhancing Youth Programs

By: Ashmar Mandou The National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA), one of the country’s prominent Latino cultural organizations, recently acquired a decommissioned fire station, 2358 S. Whipple St. in Little… Read more »