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COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION CONTINUES LEGACY TO SERVE RESIDENTS

Imani Community Development Corporation, located at 2314 E. 83rd St., has been serving the Southeast side of Chicago since it was founded in 2001. The Reverend Jeffrey Hodges, pastor of King of Glory Tabernacle Church of God in Christ, is ...

Chicago-Based LoveMoves.Us Partners with Campaign to Support the World’s Most Vulnerable Children

Chicago-based nonprofit LoveMoves.Us, whose mission is to breathe life and love into families who foster or adopt by engaging people in the community to serve and support so every child and family will flourish, announced its inclusion in the Orphan ...

The Culture Launches The State Of Black Entrepreneurship

Forbes has launched The State of Black Entrepreneurship, an ongoing project that aims to accurately define, rectify and create Black history. Driven by For(bes) The Culture, the world’s preeminent community for Black and Brown professionals, The State of Black Entrepreneurship ...

SBA Administrator Comments On Biden Signing PPP Extension Act of 2021

President Joe Biden recently signed the PPP Extension Act of 2021 into law, extending the Paycheck Protection Program an additional two months to May 31, 2021, and then providing an additional 30-day period for the SBA to process applications that ...

2021 Global Scientifi c Summit on COVID-19 Takes Place In April

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) – together with the world’s largest cruise company, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/ LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK), and the leading global hospitality company Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) – have announced the 2021 ...

Help Wanted: Why Women Should Consider Careers in Manufacturing

Women represent a vast, untapped talent pool for the manufacturing industry. In 2016, women made up 47 percent of the American labor force, but only 29 percent of the manufacturing workforce, according to a survey conducted by The Manufacturing Institute, ...

1 In 3 Remote Workers May Quit If Required To Return To The Office Full Time, Robert Half Survey Finds

More companies are calling workers back to the office, but will they readily return? A new study by global staffing firm Robert Half shows that about 1 in 3 professionals (34%) currently working from home due to the pandemic would ...

STATE REPRESENTATIVE’S DISTRICT IS RACIALLY AND SOCIOECONOMICALLY DIVERSE

Illinois State Representative Kam Buckner represents the 26th District, which encompasses South Chicago, South Shore, Woodlawn, Greater Grand Crossing, Bronzeville, Hyde Park and all the way up to Streeterville and the Gold Coast. It is one of the most racially ...

Rush, Bacon Introduce Legislation To Honor Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley With Congressional Gold Medal

U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) and Don Bacon (R-Neb.) introduced H.R. 2252, legislation that would award a Congressional Gold Medal to Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley, the mother of Emmett Till and a tireless fighter for civil rights and ...

ALDERMAN TO RUN FOR ILLINOIS SECRETARY OF STATE

Pat Dowell, alderman of the third ward, has announced that she is running for Illinois Secretary of State, a role held by Jesse White since 1999.

SOUTHLAND COLLEGE PREP SENIOR TALKS ABOUT RECENT SUCCESSES, PLANS FOR THE FUTURE

Bri’Yon Watts, a senior at Southland College Prep Charter High School, has been racking up awards and accolades in the Speech and Drama space.

Carpenters Union’s Career Connections Program Helps Illinois High Schools Fill Vocational Education Void

The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters is partnering with high schools across Illinois to offer career pathways to students interested in the building trades.

SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM PROMOTES POSITIVITY

Social media platforms can be great places to share experiences with like-minded individuals who want to get together to engage in meaningful discourse. On the flip side, they can also be a place where people encounter a lot of negativity ...

McDonald’s Names Desiree Ralls-Morrison as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) recently announced that Desiree Ralls-Morrison has been named the company’s General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, overseeing global legal operations and corporate governance.

City’s first-ever campaign fights human trafficking and exploitation

The City of Chicago recently announced the city’s first-ever campaign to address and raise awareness about human trafficking and exploitation at a citywide level. This new campaign, “It’s Wrong, Know Your Rights” is aimed at ensuring that victims and survivors ...

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