Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by Filling Out the Census
Every fall, National Hispanic Heritage Month gives us the chance to honor the generations of Latinos who have led our communities, influenced our culture, and made our society stronger. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, we won’t be able to come together for the parades, concerts, and food fairs where we typically enjoy this annual celebration, […]
Will You Count?
As of July 1, 2019, the Latino population in the United States is 60.6 million, according to the Census Bureau. That means Latinos constitute 18.5 percent of the nation’s population, making people of Latino origin the largest minority in the country. However, because of language barriers and fear of self-reporting due to their immigration status, […]
¿Serás contado en el Censo?
La población latina de los Estados Unidos al 1.o de julio del 2019 es de 60.6 millones, según la Oficina del Censo. Esto significa que los latinos constituyen el 18.5 por ciento de la población del país, lo cual quiere decir que las personas de origen latino son la minoría étnica o racial más grande […]
3rd of September 2020
City Treasurer hosts final community cleanups of the summer
City Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin hosted two final community cleanups of the summer on the South and West sides in celebration and culmination of an initiative to clean Chicago. In light of the civil unrest around Chicago and the entire country, City Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin started this initiative to clean the most underserved communities in the […]
26th of August 2020
What are the benefits of the Census?
In the chaos of today’s world, it can be easy for people to feel like they don’t have a voice. There’s so much noise and turmoil, it can feel like it’s impossible to stand out and make a difference. But there is one way for everyday citizens to change the world: fill out the Census. […]
24th of August 2020
IRS: Unemployment compensation is taxable – Avoid a tax-time surprise
IR-2020-185, August 18, 2020 WASHINGTON — With millions of Americans now receiving taxable unemployment compensation, many of them for the first time, the Internal Revenue Service today reminded people receiving unemployment compensation that they can have tax withheld from their benefits now to help avoid owing taxes on this income when they file their federal […]
18th of August 2020
Get Ready to Vote: Learn about Vote by Mail & Early Voting
From the Chicago Board of Elections Commission In-Person Early Voting & Registration NOTICE: Due to Covid-19, voters are encouraged to use Vote By Mail or Early Voting before Election Day on Nov. 3, 2020. NEW THIS FALL: Secured Drop Boxes with date/time stamps will be available at every Early Voting site for Vote By Mail […]
The Trust for Public Land Coloring Contest for kids ages 4 to 12
Hey, Kids! Enter our Summer of 2020 Coloring Contest and you may win some fun prizes! It’s easy: download and print the coloring sheet which is attached here. Add some color to it using crayons, pencils, markers, whatever you like! Please only use the coloring sheet we provide and not your own paper. Please keep […]
12th of August 2020
Cannabis Technician Program at Wright College
Are you interested in the Cannabis Technician Program, if so Wilbur Wright College is offering the Cannabis Technician Program under Continuing Education? The Cannabis Processing Technician Program will begin Fall 2020. Download the flyer here. For more information, please contact Dr. Alba Pezzarossi at email@example.com. Please visit the zoom virtual Continuing Education Student Services here. […]