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U.S. Department of Education Launches Next Phase of FAFSA Support

U.S. Department of Education Launches Next Phase of FAFSA Support

The U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced additional steps to support students and their families with the Better FAFSA. The Department is launching a multi-million-dollar program as part of the… Read more »

Dominican University to Offer Targeted Scholarships in Response to FAFSA Delays

Dominican University to Offer Targeted Scholarships in Response to FAFSA Delays

Dominican University is continuing its longstanding commitment to removing barriers to education with strategic scholarships aimed at reducing the impact of this year’s problematic FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student… Read more »

Chicago Jesuit Academy Provides Quality Education

Chicago Jesuit Academy Provides Quality Education

As a tuition-free, faith-based private school that is open to all faiths, Chicago Jesuit Academy has served students in Austin and all surrounding neighborhoods since 2006.  Open to all applicants for boys grades… Read more »

New Campaign Empowers Youth and Young Adults to “Unfriend” Tobacco and Flavored Vape Products

New Campaign Empowers Youth and Young Adults to “Unfriend” Tobacco and Flavored Vape Products

Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) launched the “Unfriend Tobacco: Your Lungs, Your Rules” tobacco use prevention and cessation campaign to raise awareness among youth and young adults about… Read more »

Appeals Court Rules that Saint Anthony Hospital’s Lawsuit over Medicaid Payment Delays and Lack of Disclosure Can Go Forward

Appeals Court Rules that Saint Anthony Hospital’s Lawsuit over Medicaid Payment Delays and Lack of Disclosure Can Go Forward

The United States Court of Appeals has reaffirmed the right of Saint Anthony Hospital to sue the state agency in charge of Medicaid to require compliance with federal law on… Read more »

PCC Board of Directors Appoints New CEO

PCC Board of Directors Appoints New CEO

The Board of Directors at PCC Community Wellness Center announced the appointment of Alyssa Sianghio, former Chief Administrator Officer at Lawndale Christian Health Center, as the new President and CEO…. Read more »

Fine Expands Access to Health Care Services with Cost-Free Vaccines

Fine Expands Access to Health Care Services with Cost-Free Vaccines

To ensure costs are not the deciding factor for residents considering getting a vaccination, State Senator Laura Fine advanced a measure to require insurance to cover certain vaccines without out-of-pocket… Read more »

State Leaders, Mental Health Advocates Gather for Mental Health Awareness Month

State Leaders, Mental Health Advocates Gather for Mental Health Awareness Month

By: Ashmar Mandou State leaders and mental health advocates gathered on Wednesday in Springfield to mark Mental Health Awareness Month and discuss ongoing state initiatives, such as the Children’s Behavioral… Read more »

Sheriff Dart Announces Relaunch of Senior Citizen Led Training Program for Police Recruits

Sheriff Dart Announces Relaunch of Senior Citizen Led Training Program for Police Recruits

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart has relaunched Seniors Training Academy Recruits to Succeed (STARS), a unique program where older adult volunteers help train police recruits to better serve the… Read more »

Filmmaker Aims to Create Safe Haven for Youth

Filmmaker Aims to Create Safe Haven for Youth

By: Ashmar Mandou Filmmaker and musician Darryl Mitchell transformed his childhood pain into a career in the arts creating and directing films and connecting with people through music. As a… Read more »