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A FineLine: Mental Health/Mental Illness

St. James Cathedral and the Cathedral Counseling Center are honored to present the Chicago premiere of Michael Nye’s powerful documentary, afineline: Mental Health/Mental Illness. continue reading »

Chicago’s Little Village Neighborhood Honors Vicente Fernandez

Beloved ranchero singer Vicente Fernandez received a tribute Monday from Chicago's Mexican community, which named in his honor a stretch of the main shopping street in the city's Little Village/La Villita neighborhood. continue reading »

2012 National Latino Congreso in Chicago

The National Latino Congreso, the politics and policy convention of the Latino community, is coming to Chicago. continue reading »

Mayor Announces $290 Million Public Space Investment, More Parks Coming

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced a coordinated citywide effort to invest $290 million over the next five years to complete more than 800 projects in parks, continue reading »

Chicagoans in Little Village and Pilsen Sue Over Pollution

Residents of two Latino neighborhoods in Chicago affected by emissions from coal-fired power plants filed suit against the plants' operator, continue reading »

Former NASA Astronaut Jose Hernandez Tells Latino Students ‘Anything is Possible’

Earlier this week, former NASA astronaut Jose Hernandez to a number of Latino high school students in Chicago. Hernandez told the students at the 2012 Student Lead continue reading »

Chicago Latinos Will Shape Region’s Economic Competitiveness

Three in five new Chicago workers are Latino, new census data reveal, but American Dream remains out of reach for most. continue reading »

New Study Says Chicago Metropolitan Workforce Set to be 25% Latino by 2015

A recent study has estimated that roughly 25 percent of Chicago’s workforce will be Hispanic by the year 2015. The report, titled “The State of Latino Chicago 2010: continue reading »

New Study Says Chicago Metropolitan Workforce Set to be 25% Latino by 2015

A recent study has estimated that roughly 25 percent of Chicago’s workforce will be Hispanic by the year 2015. The report, titled “The State of Latino Chicago 2010: continue reading »

¡Fuerza!  Stronger Economy, Stronger Latino Workers

NCLR hosts second annual Workforce Development Forum in the Windy City. NCLR (National Council of La Raza) will host its second annual Workforce Development Forum in Chicago at the DoubleTree Hotel continue reading »

Ald. Solis Announces New Protected Bike Lane at “Bike the 25th Ward” Event

Ald. Danny Solis will participate in the annual Bike the 25th Ward with the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) Commissioner Gabe Klein this Sunday, September 25, 2011. Ald. Solis continue reading »

Casa Central Sponsers Run in Humboldt Park For Latino Human Services

Casa Central in Humboldt Park co-hosted the Wrigley Early Start Run with Voices for Illinois Children and Prevent Child Abuse America to raise money for La Posada, continue reading »

Latino parents to travel to Springfield, tell legislators: “Invest in our communities, invest in o

In the wake of devastating funding cuts to Latino-serving early care programs, the Latino Policy Forum organizes second annual Advocacy Day to state capitol. continue reading »

United Southwest Chamber of Commerce Event

Promote your business, meet new contacts, build business relationships in the community and enjoy appetizers and refreshments. continue reading »

Candidates to use Mayor’s Office to Promote Diversity, Immigration Reform, Bilingual Education

Six candidates for Chicago’s next mayor—Gery Chico, Miguel del Valle, Rahm Emanuel, Carol Moseley Braun, Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins, and William Walls, III—have shared their plans to tackle tough issues affecting Chicago Latinos continue reading »

Chicago Mayoral Candidate Flashes the Race Card After his “Hispanics are Not Minorities” Remark

Chicago Mayoral candidate Rev. James Meeks is putting out a major fire he started Wednesday when, during a radio interview, he claimed that only blacks should be eligible for Chicago’s city contracts set aside for minorities. continue reading »

CPS Parents Sue - Allege Higher Number of Minority Students are Flunked

Wednesday, a number of CPS students’ parents are planning to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education for what they say is the unfair failing of minority students. continue reading »