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City of Chicago Grants Funds to Boost Census Participation

City of Chicago Grants Funds to Boost Census Participation

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced $700,000 in grant funding for 32 community-based organizations to support the City’s efforts in educating and engaging residents about the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census. The City… Read more »

CHA’s Dearborn Homes Receives Grant that Supports Work Readiness

CHA’s Dearborn Homes Receives Grant that Supports Work Readiness

The Chicago Housing Authority received a $2.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Friday for the JobsPlus program that supports job readiness and connect… Read more »

Eriedescence: Celebrates Health, Culture, and Community

Eriedescence: Celebrates Health, Culture, and Community

It’s a winter indoor street festival, celebrating health, culture and community! On March 6th, Erie Family Health Centers will host 11th annual event, Eriedescence: Que Rico! Celebrated Humboldt Park-based ensemble… Read more »

Triton College Seniors Training Academy Recruits (STARS) Program Seeking Volunteers

Triton College Seniors Training Academy Recruits (STARS) Program Seeking Volunteers

The Cook County Sherriff’s Police Training Academy and Triton College’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) are looking for older adults to volunteer for STARS Interview Day, an instructional program… Read more »

Illinois Ranks High On Advanced Placement Exam

Illinois Ranks High On Advanced Placement Exam

The College Board has announced that Illinois ranks No. 1 among all states for charting the largest year-over-year increase in the percentage of public high school graduates scoring a three… Read more »

Higher Education Receives Additional Investment

Higher Education Receives Additional Investment

Higher education funding for public universities and community colleges in Illinois would gain a $109.7 million increase according to Governor JB Pritzker’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2021. This includes… Read more »

El Valor Hosts Annual Auto Show

El Valor Hosts Annual Auto Show

El Valor’s Carlos H. Cantu Children and Family Center held their second annual Auto Show at their center on Friday. After a few children were fortunate to attend the Chicago… Read more »

The Illinois 60 by 25 Network Hosts its Seventh Annual Conference

The Illinois 60 by 25 Network Hosts its Seventh Annual Conference

Advance Illinois, Education Systems Center at Northern Illinois University and the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) are pleased to host the seventh annual Illinois 60 by 25 Network Conference at… Read more »

West Side United Announces $6 M Investment to Close Health Gaps

West Side United Announces $6 M Investment to Close Health Gaps

West Side United announced a $6 million investment aimed at closing health gaps and improving economic vitality in Chicago’s west side neighborhoods. To help further its efforts, West Side United… Read more »

Cook County Among the Worst in Nation for Pollution from Cars, Trucks and Buses

Cook County Among the Worst in Nation for Pollution from Cars, Trucks and Buses

On-road transportation, including cars, trucks and buses, is one of biggest sources of air pollution in Illinois—especially for communities of color. The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has a new… Read more »