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20th of September 2017

Join Reason To Give’s Free Adult Program! We help you to move forward

Need help with your finances? Want to start a business? Go back to school? Apply Now! Space is limited! Join Reason to Give’ s Adult Program and learn how you can achieve your dreams. Reason to Give is a non-profit program located in Humboldt Park. Our 20 week free program will help you get control […]


Prayers and Assistance are Needed for our Hispanic Residents

My heart & prayers go out to the residents of Mexico City & Puerto Rico affected by the recent earthquake & Hurricance Maria. Both events happened within hours of each other. Their relatives & friends living here, and in other US cities, are frantic trying to get information to find out if they are okay. […]


ComEd collaborates with IIT to create one of the first microgrid clusters in the world

ComEd is working with the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) on two grants it was awarded from the Department of Energy to develop and test microgrid technology that would support critical public infrastructure.  A microgrid is a small power grid that can disconnect from the main grid to ensure that even during extreme weather or […]


14th of September 2017

Registration now open for the City’s Roof & Porch Repair Program

Two programs are available to assist with emergency home repairs. The Roof and Porch Repair Program and the Emergency Heating Repair Program help homeowners make improvements to their homes. Roof and Porch Repair Program Registration is now open. Click here to register. Each year, funds are available to income-eligible Chicago homeowners to make repairs on their […]


11th of September 2017

Make a Difference, Become a Community Tax Volunteer

The IRS is looking for community volunteers to provide free tax preparation and help to their neighbors and other area residents in 2018. The IRS sponsors the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs. These two programs offer free tax help across the country for people with low-to-moderate […]


29th of August 2017

Rincon Family Services Successfully Cleans Up Around North and Pulaski Avenues

Our Neighborhood Clean Up Day was a success! With volunteers from Staples, First Midwest Bank, Walgreens, PrimeCare Community Health, McCormick YMCA, ALSO, CAPS, as well as local businesses, Ice For Less and El Tucancito Chapin, Rincon Family Services and Youth Service Project organized to clean up around North and Pulaski, in Humboldt Park! Thank you to all for the hard work which […]


21st of August 2017

Pritzker College Prep students take “the trip of a lifetime”

This summer, I went on a trip to China with a group of students and teachers from my school. I participated in this trip because I saw the opportunity was open for all students, and I couldn’t think of a reason not to take advantage of a planned trip out the country. I wanted to […]


18th of August 2017

Fall enrollment deadline nears for City Colleges of Chicago

There’s still time for Chicagoans who want a quality, affordable education to prepare for further college or a career to register for the Fall 2017 semester at City Colleges of Chicago (CCC), the largest community college system in Illinois. The registration deadline for the 16-week Fall Term for City Colleges of Chicago’s seven campuses – […]


17th of August 2017

ComEd – Up to $100 in Rebates on Select Smart Thermostats

The ComEd Energy Efficiency program is offering up to $100 in rebates on select Smart Thermostats. Watch to this short video to learn how you can save money and energy:


9th of August 2017

$30 Million Funding to Help Train Workforce for Future Energy Jobs

CHICAGO (July 31, 2017) – A combination of six business associations and social have been named as recipients of funding for the development and administration of future energy jobs training as a part of the Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA).  Chicago Urban League, Austin People’s Action Center, ASPIRA, HACIA, Chatham Business Association and the National Latino Education Institute (NLEI) will develop training programs related to solar […]