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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 »

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, 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 »

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 »

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 »

Mayor Emanuel and Rep. Pelosi to Speak at UNO Annual Awards Dinner

UNO ALSO TO ANNOUNCE $70 MILLION SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) will attend and speak at the United Neighborhood Organization (UNO) Annual Awards Dinner at 5:45 p.m., today, Nov. 1, 2012, at Union Station, 500 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago. 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 »

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 »