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Womanish Pop Up to explore what women love

month pop-up. Dionna said they don’t want to keep it open for a long extended time because they want to keep it new, fresh and inclusive.

How You Can Be Counted in the 2020 Census

The 2020 Census is here. Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau is required to count every person living in the United States. Th e census shapes every part of our lives – the places we work and the stores ...

Clothing line looks to create movement

In 2019, Kiara N. Jones created the God Is Bigger clothing line. She said it was an idea God gave her randomly while she was sitting in her new members class at her church. The goal was to show her ...

Residents want more input in CDF expansion project

The Chicago Area Confined Disposal Facility, located at Calumet Harbor on the Southeast side of Chicago is set to reach capacity by 2022. To deal with this, the United States Army Corps of Engineers has come up with a proposal ...


Small businesses are trying to stay afloat in the midst of coronavirus, COVID-19. With social distancing, self-quarantining and closures, businesses are trying to navigate and make decisions that will keep everyone safe.

Chicago Police Department Set To Move Classroom Training Operations To South Shore

This year, if all goes as planned, a shuttered high school in South Shore would be used for the next two years by the Chicago Police Department to provide sensitivity and conflict resolution training when dealing with the public.

State and city programs provide resources to help prevent homelessness

Two programs, one in the City of Chicago’s Family and Support Services, and another from the Illinois Department of Human Services, are designed to help residents and provide them with rental assistance and resources as a way to help them ...


The coronavirus pandemic is having a devastating impact on local restaurants scrambling to keep their doors open after Gov. JB Prtizker suspended dine-in service until the end of the month.

AMA joins collaborative to improve health on the West Side

American Medical Association is now a partner in a mission to improve health outcomes and close health gaps on the West Side of Chicago.

Lecrae Partners with Love Beyond Walls To Plant Portable Wash Stations Around Atlanta Metro Area

Multi Grammy Award-winning platinum selling artist, Lecrae has partnered with Love Beyond Walls to plant portable hand washing stations around the Atlanta Metro Area for homeless and displaced people to clean their hands in response to Coronavirus (Covid19). The initiative ...


Greg Mitchell, 7th ward Alderman; Leslie Hairston, 5th Ward Alderman; and Bill Lowry, District 3 Cook County Board Commissioner, participated in a community meeting about the 2020 Census on Thursday, March 12, at the Quarry Event Center, 2324 E. 75th ...

IDHS Launches LetsTalkCannabisIL.com

The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) recently announced the launch of a statewide public awareness campaign and website that provide go-to resources for health and safety information about legal cannabis use in Illinois.

UPS’ ‘Circle of Honor’ Recognizes The Company’s Safest Drivers

UPS recently announced the induction of 1,316 men and women into an elite group of UPS drivers who have not had an avoidable accident for 25 years or more. With those new inductees, the Circle of Honor now includes 10,411 ...

National Museum of African American Music Announces Grand Opening Date

After more than 20 years in development, the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) is ready to open its doors to music lovers of all ages. The 56,000 square foot facility located in the heart of downtown Nashville will ...

Englewood Community Pushing to Reopen Shuttered Green Line Train Station

A recent groundbreaking at 63rd Street and Racine Avenue for Phase I of an economic development plan, “Go Green on Racine,” that includes opening a fresh produce store this fall; converting a nearby vacant, 16,500 square-foot building into a 12-unit ...