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Celebrate Mexican Independence Day at Annual Buen Provecho! Pilsen

Come out and celebrate Mexican Independence Day. The Historic Pilsen Community will be bustling with hungry visitors attending the annual Buen Provecho! Pilsen. Many local restaurants, cafes and bakeries will be participating in the restaurant tour providing visitors with a sample of their delectable dishes. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Chicago Public Schools Extends ‘Children First Sites’ Hours Until 2:30 p.m.

To support Chicago parents and children, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) announced today that it will extend the hours of Children First school sites to be six full hours, starting on Thursday, should the CTU choose to continue to strike. continue reading »

Advocates Around the World Observe First Ever Global Female Condom Day

Chicago Female Condom Campaign Helps Lead the Way on Sept. 12 Day of Action, Calls for Greater Access to and Increased Education on Importance of Female Condoms continue reading »

One Week In, All Chicago Students Are Getting Needed Instruction With More Classroom Time

Today marks the end of the first week in which all CPS students have been in school with the Full School Day; Early Track students complete their first month of school today continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Names New Downtown Park in Honor of Maggie Daley

On August 25, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that the new park scheduled to begin construction in North Grant Park later this fall will be named Maggie Daley Park to honor Chicago’s beloved late former First Lady continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel, DOJ, Chicago Police Dept. Expand Violence Reduction Initiative

More than 50 Additional Federal Agents from FBI, DEA, ATF, USMS Join Concentrated Police Resources to Reduce Violence, Improve Quality of Life - continue reading »

Statement from Mayor Emanuel about Governor’s Veto of Casino Expansion Bill

“A Chicago casino would create thousands of crucial jobs for Chicagoans and provide resources that would be used to rehabilitate neighborhood schools. Chicago loses $20 million a month continue reading »

“LA LEY 107.9FM” Spanish radio home of The Bears - “Vamos Bears!”

---WLEY-FM, "La Ley 107.9FM" a Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. Chicago radio station and the Chicago Bears announced today a new radio partnership that will bring the Bears football games in Spanish to the Hispanic community via radio--- continue reading »

Fiesta Boricua feat. Calle 13

Fiesta Boricua presents its 19th Edition, featuring live performances from Puertorriqueños de la Isla and local Chicago Artists, as well as Honored Guest, Calle 13. Musical Performances by: Richi continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel CTA and CPS Announce Free Fare Card Pilot Program

Pilot Program Grew Out of Idea Presented to Mayor By Chicago Youth Commission; Students at Five Different High Schools Will Participate In the Program continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces $1.5 M will be Invested in Job Opportunities for Youth for School Year

Funds Remaining from Scofflaw Income Tax Collections Will Support Additional Youth Jobs through 11 Community Organizations - Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced that an additi continue reading »

Top Latino Pizza Chain, Pizza Patron, Coming to Chicago

Pizza Patron, also known as Pizza Boss for the Hispanic community has announced its first Chicago-area location according to Crain’s. continue reading »

Gov. Quinn Signs Utilities Bill Supprted by Hispanic American Construction Industry Assoc.

Voluntary Reporting Goals for Utilities is moving forward. The Hispanic American Construction Industry Association (HACIA) would like to congratulate Governor Quinn continue reading »

2012 Latino Music Festival Opening Concert Jorge Federico Osorio -Salón Mexicano CD Release Concer

Jorge Federico Osorio has been internationally acclaimed for his superb musicianship, powerful technique, vibrant imagination and deep passion, and has been hailed as one of the most elegant and accomplished pianists on the planet. continue reading »

Comcast, Mayor Emanuel, Civic and Community Leaders Kick Off 2nd Year of Internet Essentials Program

Nationally, Nearly 100,000 Families or 400,000 Low-Income Americans Have Signed Up - City of Chicago Leads the Country with Nearly 7,000 New Families Getting Online continue reading »

Hundreds of DREAMers Expected at Benito Juarez High School At Event Hosted By Rep. Luis Gutierrez

Deferred Action Workshop Tuesday (8/21) at 4:00 p.m. CT For Pre-Registered Invitees Continues Effort to Satisfy Overwhelming Demand for Deportation Relief and Recruit Volunteers continue reading »

CPS and CTA Announce Student Fare Rides Will Extend for Full School Day

Reduced CTA Fares for Students Extended an Extra 30 Minutes to Accommodate Student Activities After the School Day Ends - The Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) have partnered to extend re continue reading »

Chicago Now Has 34 Miles of New Protected Bike Lanes

Part of a Nearly 650-Mile Network of Bikeways to Be Established by 2020 - Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced that the City is building more than 30 miles of new bicycle lanes continue reading »

Ecological Restoration To Begin On Northerly Island

Park District Expands Programs for Campers, At-Risk Youth, as Army Corps of Engineers Begins Work - Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Park District General Superintendent Michael Kelly announced continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Additional $250,000 Donation to DREAM Fund

Bringing Total to $275,000 to Assist Students in Illinois without Legal Status Obtain a Higher Education - Mayor Emanuel announced today that $250,000 in private donations has been raised for th continue reading »