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Tag Results for "Chicago Hispanic News"

STUDY:  Not Enough Latinos in Illinois and Chicago Government

Despite the growth in their population, Latinos are underrepresented in important posts in the Chicago, Cook County and Illinois governments, according to an analysis published Monday by the Chicago Sun-Times. continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Initiative to Prevent Gang Activity In and Around Vacant Buildings

City to Identify, Secure, and Demolish Vacant Buildings To Stop Gangs From Using As Gathering Places For Illegal Activity - Mayor Emanuel today announced a new initiative between the Chicago Police Department (CPD) an continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces ThinkChicago to Double in Size

Innovative Program Will Bring 100 of the Best and Brightest to Chicago This Fall - Mayor Emanuel announced today that ThinkChicago, a program established last year to introduce top students continue reading »

Chicago Police, DEA Seize Massive Shipment of Cannabis

Seizure Keeps Millions Worth of Marijuana from Hitting City’s Streets - A joint task force comprised of Chicago Police Department Narcotics officers and federal Dr continue reading »

Chicago Residents Support Marijuana Decriminalization Via Online Petition

Within 24 hours, more than 2,000 Chicago residents sign online petition launched by former prosecutor supporting Chicago’s proposal to make marijuana possession an infraction instead of a misdemeanor. continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel to Legalize Cook-On-Site Food Truck Industry Across Chicago

Mayor Will Introduce Ordinance Designed to Support and Expand Food Truck Operations Throughout City - On Wednesday, Mayor Emanuel, Alderman Tom Tunney, Alderman Joe Moreno and Alderman Brendan Reilly will intro continue reading »

Chicago Cultural Center’s “Transforming” New Exhibit

USSA 2012: The People’s Palace’s Gift Shop June 23 – August 31 - The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announces the transformation of an existing space in the Chicago Cultural Center to expand opportunities to showcase visual arts. The continue reading »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Regarding May 2012 Employment Rates in Chicago

Mayor Emanuel: I am pleased that last month, Chicago recorded its lowest unemployment rate since January 2009, as well as the highest number of employed residents since December 2009. continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Huron Consulting Group Will Add 400 to 600 Jobs in Chicago

Positions will Range from the Campus Analyst to Managing Director Level, Focused in the Health, Education, and Legal Consulting Areas - Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that Huron C continue reading »

COMMUNITY ALERT: Robberies in 10th District (Ogden)

About the Crime: This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 010th District ( Ogden) of an increase in robbery related incidents that have occurred during the month of June. continue reading »

Teen Finally Honored for Art Project Celebrating Chicago’s First Responders

Herbie Pulgar's Poster to Represent Fourth Congressional District of Illinois in U.S. Capitol Art Exhibit - Rep. Gutierrez Receives Chicago Teen on Trip to Washington continue reading »

COMMUNITY ALERT: Robberies 10th District (Ogden)

About the crime: This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 010th District (Ogden) of an increase in robbery related incidents that occurred during the month of June. continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces New Reforms to Make Business Inspections Smarter, Simpler

Chicago Start-up Businesses Should Be Able to Focus on Creating Jobs and Expanding – Not Dealing with City Hall’s Red Tape - Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced the first round in a seri continue reading »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Stops by Conan to Test His Knowledge of Chicago

Conan puts his Chicago knowledge to the test with the help of Mayor Rahm Emanuel. continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Nominees to the Chicago Infrastructure Trust Board

Five Nominees Represent Array of Experience in Infrastructure Finance and Economic Development in Public and Private Sectors - Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced the inaugural board of the Chicago Infrastructure Trust continue reading »

Healthy Food Bus to Be Added to Increase Fresh Food Access in City’s Southside Communities

Mayor Emanuel and US Department of Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announce Investment in Mobile Fresh Food Market in Chicago - Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined U.S. Depart continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Retrofit Chicago - Commercial Buildings Initiative

City of Chicago Joins President Obama’s Better Buildings Challenge; Innovative Program Extends Energy Efficiency Efforts to Private Buildings Throughout Chicago continue reading »

Mayor Announces Chicago New Americans Initiative to Help Eligible Immigrants Become US Citizens

The Chicago New Americans Initiative Will Directly Assist 10,000 Immigrants in Chicago; Most Comprehensive Municipal Effort In the Country - Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the Chicago continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel, NFL Commissioner Goodell Commemorate Soldier Field’s LEED Status

First NFL Stadium to Achieve LEED Status - Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell and Chicago Bears Presid continue reading »

Chicago Green Office Challenge Winners Recognized By Mayor and ICLEI

Friendly competition to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions saves Chicago businesses 124 million kilowatt-hours of electricity and more than 85,000 metric tons of carbon emissions Equal to removing more than 16,000 cars off Chicago streets continue reading »