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19th of June 2018

ComEd Honors Seven Local Diverse Suppliers at Annual Awards Celebration

Seven local companies owned and led by people of color and women were recognized for excellence in construction and professional services, environmental stewardship, community building, job creation, and more at ComEd’s third-annual Diverse Supplier Awards ceremony on Monday. In 2017, ComEd spent $711 million – 36 percent of its total supply chain spend – with […]

13th of June 2018

2018 Housing Summit: Strengthening the Puerto Rican and Latino Presence in Chicago

June 15, 2018 (Chicago, IL) – 2018 Housing Summit: Strengthening the Puerto Rican and Latino Presence in Chicago On June 15, 2018 at ChiArts located at 2714 W Augusta Blvd from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation, Hispanic Housing Development Corporation, LUCHA, the Puerto Rican Cultural Center and Puerto Rican Agenda will convene […]

Child Development Study at Northwestern University

Researchers at Northwestern University are trying to learn more about fussy behavior and tantrums in young children. If you are the biological mother of a baby between 9-15 months old and you speak English at home, you and your baby may qualify for the When to Worry (W2W) study. You will be invited to: • […]

30th of May 2018

It’s time for a paycheck checkup

The IRS encourages everyone to perform a “paycheck checkup” to make sure you have the right amount of federal tax withheld from your paycheck. Following tax law changes, you can do a paycheck checkup using the IRS’s Withholding Calculator and, if necessary, complete a new W-4 form. The calculator helps determine the right amount of withholding […]

29th of May 2018

Housing Application Workshops Available for Senior Citizens

Spanish Coalition for Housing (SCH), a partner of the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA)’s Community Alliance is offering seniors and caregivers free educational workshops throughout Chicago in the neighborhoods of Belmont Cragin, Gage Park, East Side and New City. Highly skilled bilingual coordinators will explain what documentation is needed, the waiting process, and how to fill […]

23rd of May 2018

Bickerdike: Our Story Begins at Home

On Thursday, May 17 supporters gathered at the Radisson Blu Aqua to celebrate Bickerdike’s 50 years of community inspired development. The evening, emceed by Mark Rivera of ABC7 Chicago, also served to honor Andrew J. Mooney and Mary A. Laraia with the Community Builder Award, and Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez, former Bickerdike board member, with […]

2nd of May 2018

Mercy Home is here to help you and your child in need

Do you know a child who is struggling at home or in school? Have they faced difficult experiences, such as grief, loss, unstable living environments, or traumatic events? Mercy Home might be the solution to help these kids. Mercy Home for Boys & Girls has been helping youth since 1887.  We provide the young people […]

1st of May 2018

McFun at the Bucktown McDonald’s for Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart

On Thursday, April 19th, the McDonald’s restaurant at 1951 N. Western Avenue was taken over by Josephinum teachers and administrative staff excited to serve freshly prepared meals to students and their families. Teachers handed out orders, cleaned tables, made ice cream treats, served drinks, and even dressed up in an Apple Pie costume. Principal Guerin was in […]

A new twist on IRS Phone Scams

The Internal Revenue Service today warned of a new twist on an old phone scam as criminals use telephone numbers that mimic IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) to trick taxpayers into paying non-existent tax bills. The IRS and its Security Summit partners – the state tax agencies and the tax industry – urge taxpayers to […]

25th of April 2018

Chicago: Supporting Those with Spinal Injuries

Chicago is a thriving community with people of various walks of life. The “Windy City” has been successful in providing an inclusive atmosphere for just about anyone, including those who are members of the disabled community. Often times, it can be difficult for those who have suffered from a life-changing injury to find a close […]