GSU Partners with Area Chambers and Business for Workshops

Governors State University’s School of Extended Learning, in partnership with Robinson Engineering, Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce, and Orland Park Area Chamber of Commerce,...

Top Financial Tips for Millennials

By Delta Jones-Walker, Gary Crusader They have often been referred to as the “entitled generation.” They grew up with cell phones, the internet and the...

Jerry Thomas honored with SCLC’s first-ever George Curry Award

George Curry, famously referred to as “The Dean of Black Press columnists,” had his name attached to an award recognizing his legacy and contributions...

Council makes kickoff contribution to 3rd Veteran Build

Northwest Indiana Veterans Action Council (NWIVAC) recently made the first contribution to Habitat for Humanity of NWI’s Third Veteran Build, and encourages others to...

Throw doors of opportunity wide open for our youth

By Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) These are dark times in Washington. It’s no secret that President Trump and his team are working overtime to turn...

A new approach to anti-violence created by youth

Many young people living in economically disadvantaged communities feel the solution to the violence and economic inequalities will not come in their lifetime. Some...

Emergency homeless shelter to open 2018 in Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined representatives from The Salvation Army recently to break ground on Chicago’s first emergency intake center. The ‘Shield of Hope’ Center...

Register for the next Mastermind Think Tank Session

Small business owners in the region can achieve business success by brainstorming with other business professionals. The Northwest Indiana Mastermind Think Tank was founded...

East Chicago native hopes to inspire museum contributions

Ian Jakovan Dunlap, founder of the boutique business and finance consultancy Hyper Acceleration, recently became a member of the 2015 Society for the National...

Symposium examines Black community economic growth

Approximately 200 businessmen and women, representing some of Chicago’s top economic and urban development thought leaders, convened at the Federal Reserve for a unique...