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Mayor Wards of Robbins Recounts History of Village and His Career

Tyrone Ward, president of the Village of Robbins, is a lifelong resident of the village. He served as comptroller and purchasing agent with the Village of Robbins, after graduating from Northern Illinois University. He said it was his first brush ...

State Rep Kam Buckner Talks about his district

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 ...

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 ...

MECRO ED Sharon Lewis

Sharon "Sy" Lewis, the Executive Director of Meadows Eastside Community Resource Organization sat down with "Conversations With The Citizen" to discuss the Training and Business Support offered through MECRO. MECRO representative Lewis spoke about their latest initiative ,"Light Up The ...

Quo Vadis Talks Building Generational Wealth Buy Purchasing Real Estate

Quo Vados sat down to talk with "Conversation with the Citizen" recently to discuss how now is the time to begin building generational wealth buy purchasing real estate. Quo believe that one way to get the ball rolling is to ...

Dr. Altheimer Bid for Bloom Township Supervisor

As the race for Bloom Township heats up, Dr. Octavia Altheimer of the Southland sits down to chat with "Conversation With The Citizen". Dr. Octavia Altheimer makes her Bid for Bloom Township Supervisor

Conversations With The Citizen Welcomes Back Thaddues Jones

"Conversations With The Citizen", welcomes back Rep. Thaddues Jones to the show. Jones, discuss his Supreme Court victory landing him a seat as the newly elected Mayor of Calumet City, Illinois.

Senator Elgie Sims Sit Down With The Citizen To Discuss His Latest Senator Bills

Senator Elgie Sims recently sat down with Citizen's "Conversation With The Citizen" Podcast to discuss is latest House Bills HB3653- Criminal Justice Reform Bill and HB2170- Education Bill.

Lori Wilcox Seeks To Become Bloom Township's First African-American Township Supervisor

In 2011, Lori Wilcox was the first elected to City Clerk of Chicago Heights. She is currently serving in her third term of office. Shortly after being elected, Lori partnered with various organizations hosting Educational, Political, Empowerment and Mentoring Seminars ...

Olympia Fields Trustee Desiree Watkins Makes A Bid For Village President

Desiree` Watkins, trustee of Olympia Fields, is a candidate for President of the Village of Olympia Fields. Watkins said she is a public servant who is doing it for the people. Watkins has been a resident of the Southland area ...