Homeownership is the largest financial undertaking for most Americans and a key to building generational wealth. It can provide a base of security, as building home equity provides you with more financial options in the future. For instance, home equity can be used to pay off debt, increase savings, start a business or invest for the future.
Stephanie Coleman has been the 16th Ward Alderman since 2019. Coleman represents Englewood, West Englewood, Chicago Lawn, Back of the Yards, New City and Marquette Park. She described it as the “Greatest Ward in the City of Chicago.”
Superintendent David O. Brown announced the hiring of Aaron Chatman as the new Director of Wellness. Chatman, who holds a Doctor of Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, is tasked with enhancing the wellness services available to Department members and their families.
The Hazel Crest School District 152 ½ is asking the Village of Hazel Crest for assistance in keeping the students and schools safe after two incidents at the Jesse White Learning Academy in early January.
Rich Township High School is proud to announce that one of Chicago’s famous chefs has brought his inspiration to the Raptor Community. Chef Camerron Dangerfield visited the south suburban school for a one-on-one experience with culinary students.
A new state legislative proposal seeks to prevent longtime owner-occupants from losing their homes to investors in the Cook County annual tax sale. SB 74 and HB 1238 were introduced respectively by Senator Robert Peters (D-South Shore) and Representative Debbie Meyers-Martin (D-Matteson) in Springfield.
The Bolingbrook Black History Month Awareness Club will celebrate its jubilee year Saturday, February 4th, 2022, from 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm at Bolingbrook High School, 65 Raider Way, Bolingbrook, IL 60440.
On Saturday, January 7th, RTHS Employee Romeno Carradine, who is helping raise five grade school grandchildren, lost all of her earthly possessions in an early morning house fire in Park Forest, Illinois. Fortunately, Romeno, her five grandchildren, and adult relatives were able to exit the home safely. However, the family were left with only the clothing on their backs when they were rescued from the burning home.
The new year issue of Speakers Magazine is online and hard copies will be distributed to monthly subscribers and others in their network of outlets. The cover features Dr. Monique Caradine-Kitchens, who is the founder and president of OverFlow Enterprises, LLC, which is the premiere personal development company that helps women fix their relationship with money so they can build wealth.
The poverty crisis is increasing like never before. With events such as the pandemic, inflation and jobs being at risk the pressure on individual's everyday way of life is in jeopardy. The coaching industry is in the perfect position to help. Coaching is designed according to Dr. Faith Abraham to enhance the quality of life for anyone who engages with it.
Illinois American Water has opened the application window for its 2023 Environmental Grant Program. The program funds innovative, community-based projects focused on improving, restoring and watersheds.
Most of the candidates for Chicago mayor and scores of aldermanic candidates who responded to a survey believe it’s time to change the behind-closed-doors, incumbent-controlled approach to ward remapping
Reactivate, a joint venture between Invenergy and Lafayette Square, is pleased to announce that Utopia Hill has been appointed Chief Executive Officer by the Board of Directors. Reactivate focuses on developing renewable energy projects that provide impactful benefits to primarily low-to-moderate-income and energy transition communities across the country.