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5th of July 2017

New Energy Efficiency Benefits Coming to Illinois Consumers

ComEd and Illinois Clean Job Coalition Celebrate $2.5 Billion in Customer Savings; Future Energy Jobs Act Expands Energy Efficiency Programs and Savings CHICAGO (June 28, 2017) — ComEd’s Energy Efficiency Program has excelled to new heights. To date, ComEd customers have saved a record-breaking $2.5 billion through energy efficiency programs and will save even more […]


30th of June 2017

Reason to Get Fit!

Join us this summer for Reason to Get Fit! A bilingual fitness program for beginners, instructions will be given in both Spanish and English. Everybody is welcome to join at any time during the summer. We will hit the park for cardio, yoga, strength training, and more of what you love. Where: Humboldt Park (at […]


27th of June 2017

El Rescate now taking referrals for Youth Emergency Shelter

El Rescate Basic Center is excited to announce that we are now taking referrals for our Youth Emergency Shelter! Our new Youth Emergency Shelter, which will provide temporary refuge for youth ages 14 through 17. The shelter is a 3-bed apartment, where the youth are able to stay up to 21 days. The focus of […]


26th of June 2017

CPS serving free lunches during summer 2017

Chicago Public Schools will be serving free lunches for kids during summer break. Starting Monday, June 26, children 18 and under can stop by 96 locations across the city for a meal as part of the CPS LunchStop summer meal program. Locations will be open Mondays through Fridays between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. until […]


22nd of June 2017

Scholarship Offers to City Colleges of Chicago’s STAR Scholars Top $1 Million Mark

City Colleges of Chicago STAR Scholars have received more than $1 million in scholarship offers from four-year colleges and universities. The 15-member network of STAR Partner institutions provide financial, academic and advising supports to STAR scholars who have earned an associate degree from City Colleges and plan to transfer to a four-year college or university […]


21st of June 2017

Registration Open for Girls in the Game Summer Camp

Chicago Nonprofit Offers Summer Camp to Keep Girls Safe & Active Girls in the Game Launches 22nd Annual Summer Camp For the 22nd consecutive summer, Girls in the Game will be hosting their Sports & Leadership Summer Camp to keep girls active and safe this summer. Last summer, Chicago saw the most violent August in […]


19th of June 2017

Save the date for Barrio Arts Fest 2017

Barrio Arts Fest 2017 The 17th Edition of Barrio Arts Fest is a historical one. It commemorates the opening of the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture after an extensive reconstruction of the former establishment of the Humboldt Park Stables that lasted over a decade. Now, the historic building that housed the Institute […]


13th of June 2017

Tax Scams You Should Know About

Be careful when responding to phone calls or emails that claim to be from the “IRS”. IRS-Impersonation Telephone Scams An aggressive and sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, has been making the rounds throughout the country. Callers claim to be employees of the IRS, using fake names and bogus IRS identification badge numbers. […]


9th of June 2017

Bloomingdale Trail Viaduct Clean Up Captains Wanted

The Friends of the Bloomingdale Trail are organizing a monthly viaduct clean up effort to help keep the underside of the Bloomingdale Trail, the heart of the 606, clean. Neighbors that agree to “adopt” a viaduct(s) will commit to cleaning it up at least once a month. If you as an individual or on behalf […]


Engaging The Future of Urban Cities and Self-Driving Cars

As the concept of self-driving vehicles continue to make headlines before making its way to the public for vast manufacturing many urban cities, Chicago included, are seeking answers about the development of the technology in self-driving cars and the future of the infrastructure for urban locations. Many scientists and developers of the autonomous vehicle industry […]