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Hispanic Chicago Artist Turns Gang Graffiti into Cultural Art

A street artist is dedicated to repainting the graffiti daubed by street-gang members around his Chicago neighborhood, transforming the vandalized walls into naturalistic landscapes, continue reading »

Chicanas of 18th Street: Narratives of a Movement from Latino Chicago

City of Chicago To Offer Christmas Tree Recycling At 23 Citywide Locations, January 5-18, 2013

Seasonal program provides residents with an environmentally-friendly tree disposal option - The Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation (DSS), in partnership with the Chicago Park District continue reading »

National Louis University Professor Carlos Azcoitia to Serve on the Chicago Board of Education

Azcoitia will apply his more than 35 years of educational expertise to benefit CPS students - National Louis University is proud to announce that Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently n continue reading »

Chicago Will Host US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce National Conventionz

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), the country’s largest Hispanic business organization, today announced that Chicago will be the host continue reading »

Theater And Dance Take Center Stage

Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Provides Companies with More Opportunities to Perform - The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Unveils First-Ever Chicago New Americans Plan

New Plan, Developed over Months of Community Conversations, Outlines 27 Distinct Initiatives That Can Create Thousands of Jobs and Boost the Ability of Chicago’s 560,000 Foreign-Born Residents to Fully Contribute to the City’s Growth continue reading »

Mayor Congratulates Mt. Carmel Caravan Football Team on Winning State

During School-wide Rally to Celebrate the Team’s Victory, Students Surprise Mayor Emanuel By Singing Happy Birthday - Mayor Emanuel joined student athletes, continue reading »

“Brown in the Windy City” Tells of How Mexicans, Puerto Ricans Came to be in Chicago

A new book published by the University of Chicago deals with the issue of immigration and integration of Mexicans and Puerto Ricans after World War II in this city. "Brown In The Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago" continue reading »

Chicago’s Mezcalina Restaurant Named One of 23 “Authentic Mexican Restaurants” by MX Gov’t

Mezcalina Restaurant in Chicago was officially awarded by Mexican government as one of 23 “Authentic Mexican Restaurants” - In addition, its Master Chef Dudley Nieto was awarded for his contributions to promoting authentic Mexican gastronomy continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel, Congressman Gutierrez Host Citizenship Ceremony At City Hall

50 Residents from 26 Countries Became U.S. Citizens during the Second Naturalization Ceremony in City Council Chambers - Mayor Rahm Emanuel today hosted a Citizenship swearing-in ceremo continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Significant Progress In Crime-Fighting Strategy Targeting Problem Businesses

Multi-department, coordinated effort launched in Spring of 2012 has led to 34 business closures, hundreds of demolitions and new investigations - Today, Mayor Rahm Emanuel provided an update on the progress being achieved through the admin continue reading »

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 »

Madigan: IL in Top 5 States for Relief to Homeowners from Nat’l Foreclosure Settlement

In responding to the second report issued by the national foreclosure settlement’s independent monitor, Attorney General Lisa Madigan today outlined the direct relief Illinois borrowers have rece 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 »

National Museum of Mexican Art to Showcase Gallery Highlighting Health Disparities Among Local Youth

Young Latinos are the future of this nation, but that future is at serious risk if the Hispanic community continues down the path of unhealthy lifestyles and eating habits. NCLR (National Council of La Raza), 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 »

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 »