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Mayor Emanuel, CPS CEO, Microsoft, and United Way Announce Opening of Parent Engagement Centers

Mayor Emanuel joined Chicago Public Schools (CPS) CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett and representatives from Microsoft and United Way of Metropolitan Chicago (UWMC) to announce the openin continue reading »

U of I College of Medicine: Emerging Health Issues in Underrepresented Minorities

Bridging the Gap: Emerging Health Issues in Underrepresented Minorities - To educate learners on key identifying factors of the disease state within specific minority populations and provide viable emerging treatment options. continue reading »

Illinois Looking to Allow Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented

Activists, administrators of Chicago hospitals and chiefs of the Illinois police asked the state legislature Tuesday to pass a law authorizing driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants. continue reading »

CPS Encourages Families to Review Updated Tiers for Magnet, Selective Enrollment Schools

Knowing Tier Data Helps Families Make Informed Choices When Applying to Schools - Chicago Public Schools (CPS) today announced updated tier data is now available via the District’s Office o continue reading »

City of Chicago Hosting Job Fair November 9, 2012

Chicago Residents Will Have the Opportunity to Apply Onsite for Hundreds of Jobs; New Model Will Bring Together Multiple Agencies and City Services in One Place continue reading »

Governor Quinn Kicks Off ‘Veterans Cash’ Lottery Ticket

Proceeds Benefit Illinois Veterans; More Than $10 Million Raised Since 2006 - Governor Pat Quinn today kicked off a statewide launch of the newest Veterans continue reading »

More Than 1,400 CPS Elementary Students to Receive New Winter Coats from Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo, Wells Fargo Advisors and employees throughout the metropolitan Chicago area are making this a warmer winter for students at two CPS elementary schools. Wells Fargo collected approximately $37,100 to purchase more t continue reading »

New Futuro College Prep Fair for Latinos in Chicago Nov. 10

What is the College Prep Fair? The College Prep Fair is the place to find everything you need to get into college and pay for it. With a live TV broadcast by Univision, dynamic and inspiring guest speakers, and a variety of interactive activities, there is fun for the whole family. continue reading »

New Date For Tree Lighting Ceremony

Prospect Heights Tree Picked to Serve as Chicago’s 99th Christmas Tree - The City of Chicago and UL are proud to present the 99th Annual Christmas Tree continue reading »

Chicago Police Officer Halloween Safety Tips for 2012

Several Chicago Police Districts to Host Haunted Houses or Offer Safe Trick-or-Treat Options for Youth - The Chicago Police Department is reminding parents, adults and children to observe some simp continue reading »

Parents Can Check Sex Offender Registry to Plan Safe Halloween Routes

As Halloween approaches, Attorney General Lisa Madigan today reminded families to “know their neighborhood” and check the online sex offender registry when planning their trick-or-treat routes. continue reading »

Dia de los Muertos with the Chicago Sinfonietta

"There are times when we reflect on those we have loved and lost, when we contemplate questions of life, beauty, and mortality. In Latin America, these somber reflections are balanced by joyful celebration of the gifts left to us by continue reading »

Heating Assistance Program Starts Nov. 1

Grants help income-qualified homeowners repair or replace ineffective furnaces - Chicago homeowners who need emergency heating assistance can seek help through the City’s Emergency Housing continue reading »

Check Out Final Days of Pilsen’s Community Market

Just as the weather in Chicago is getting colder, the Pilsen Community Market is coming to an end, so be sure to check out the market as it approaches its final days of this year. continue reading »

CDOT Fills More Than 350,000 Potholes In 2012

New Reforms Ordered by Mayor Emanuel Eliminate Request Backlog - The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) today announced that it filled more than 350,000 continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Police: 2 Gang-Controlled Drug Markets Eliminated

Multiple Gangs Targeted as Wrap-Around Strategy Marks Milestone - Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined Chicago Police to announce the takedown and elimination of two dru continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Additions Funding to Combat Graffiti

Investment Allows City to Address an Additional 40,000 Requests in 2013; Increase Graffiti Crews by 25 Percent - Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that the City will significantly increase it continue reading »

Chicago Cultural Plan 2012 Unveiled

New Cultural Plan was Developed Over Months of Meetings with Stakeholders and Community Members Across Chicago; Community Input Led Directly to a New Initiative to Develop an Arts Education Plan for Chicago Public Schools continue reading »

“Pintoras Mexicanas” Will Exhibit Works By Chicago Artists at Local Event

Casa Ciudad de Mexico in Chicago gladly invites you to join them in their annual celebration of the Pre-Hispanic Mexican tradition of The Day of the Dead. This event features the newly renowned “Pintoras Mexicanas,” a group of female Mexican painters, who were recently discovered in February 2011, via Facebook. Along with an exhibit of their work, there will be music and entertainment provided- referencing the Mexican traditions of the Day of the Dead. continue reading »

Bilingual reading from Mexican and Mexican American Authors

Luis Humberto Crosthwaite, Álvaro Enrigue, and Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez read - The Poetry Foundation and MAKE Magazine host a bilingual reading in Spanish and English from continue reading »