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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Mayor Emanuel To Replace Entire Board of Ethics

Seven New Nominees Include Two Former Judges, Respected Attorney and Community Leaders - Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced the replacement of the entire Board of Ethics, an continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Major Expansion of After-School, Summer Program Opportunities for Children

Expansion Leads to Opportunity for A Total of 13,000 Children Across the City and Increases 2013 Budget Investment in Children's Programs by An Additional $9 Million continue reading »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Alderman Ray Suarez Rally to End Violence

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Alderman Ray Suarez will rally residents in the 31st Ward to march against gang and gun violence on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 5:30 p.m 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »