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ComEd Prepared to Support Customers as Extreme Heat Hits its Communities

As extreme heat settles in across northern Illinois Friday and into the weekend, including high temperatures in the low to upper 90s and heat indices well in excess of 100 degrees, ComEd has more than 765 workers at the ready ...

LONG TIME ANTI-VIOLENCE ACTIVIST WILL BE FIRST EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF WEST SIDE UNITED

West Side United, a neighborhood health collaborative, recently announced that Norman Kerr would be taking a leadership role as the organization’s first executive director. Kerr will oversee West Side United’s ongoing initiatives aimed at improving the health of Chicagoans living ...

Black Lives Matter Co-Founder and Black Futures Lab Release Second Black Census Report

According to a new report produced in part by Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza, Black lesbian, gay and bisexual Americans may be more concerned with everyday economic issues like low wages, unaffordable health care, and access to housing. More ...

50 Fastest Growing Women -Owned And Led Companies Announced By WPO And Capital One

The Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) has announced the 12th annual ranking of the 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies™. Winners were announced during the WPO Annual Conference, held this year in Charlotte, NC.

SOUTH SIDE NEIGHBORHOOD GROUP STRENGTHENS COMMUNITY THROUGH WEEKLY WALKS

For the last few weeks, residents of South Shore have been coming together for a Tuesday evening walk as part of the Neighborhood Network Alliance’s Walk, Stroll, Talk program. During the weekly event, community members are encouraged to walk, talk, ...

Harper Advocates for Urban Agriculture, Cannabis Legalization at National Conference

State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, recently led panels on urban agriculture and cannabis legalization at the 34th annual legislative conference of the National Organization of Black Elected Legislative (NOBEL) Women that was held in Chicago.

Rush, Roe, Chu, and Dunn Introduce USPSTF Transparency & Accountability Act

U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), Phil Roe (R-Tenn.), Judy Chu (D-Calif.), and Neal P. Dunn (R-Fla.) recently introduced H.R. 3534, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Transparency and Accountability Act. This bipartisan legislation would require more transparent practices ...

New Guidance on Care of Children and Young Adults with Diabetes Released

The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) recently released comprehensive guidance on the care of children and young adults with diabetes across life stages.

Former alderman sets the record straight about his conviction

Now that his criminal case is over, former 20th Ward Alderman Willie Cochran explains what he did and did not do in an exclusive interview with the Chicago Citizen.

Contemporary Art Institution Celebrates 80 Year Anniversary With Free All-Day Celebration

The Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., recently hosted its 80-year anniversary celebration event, 80 Years Young. The Art Center opened its doors for all of Chicago to come and participate in a full day of free activities, ...

South Side Born and Raised, How One Young Woman Found Success As A Real Estate Investor

Growing up on the south side, Rashauna Scott was the second youngest of seven children in her family and said that she matured at a very young age by following the lead of her older siblings. Both of her parents ...

SOUTH SUBURBAN RESIDENTS AND STAKE HOLDERS FIGHT FOR LOCAL HOSPITAL TO REMAIN OPEN

The City of Blue Island, in partnership with the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association, recently hosted the MetroSouth Summit where state representatives, regional medical professionals, first responders, local community leaders, and the Blue Island Chamber of Commerce discussed the ...

State Senator Partners With South Suburban Church To Host Annual Job Fair

On July 27, Senator Michael Hastings along with Victory Apostolic Church will once again partner to host the Annual Taste of Victory Job Fair in Matteson. The job fair will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Victory ...

Cycle of Engagement is the House Democrats’ Strategy to Earn Every Vote

DCCC Chairwoman Cheri Bustos has formally announced the Cycle of Engagement – the largest early investment House Democrats have ever made to improve the way they’re connecting with the base of the Democratic Party – especially people of color and ...

SOUTH SIDE ACTIVIST HONORED WITH INAUGURAL LEADERS FOR A NEW CHICAGO AWARD

The Field Foundation recently announced the 14 recipients of its inaugural Leaders for a New Chicago award. One winner, Imelda Salazar is a long-time activist who first began advocating for the south side of Chicago as a community member and ...

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