Approvals moves Pullman development closer to start

Moving closer to a groundbreaking date, Pullman Artspace Lofts, the affordable artist work/live community complex to be constructed in historic Pullman Chicago, has received...

Money Tips for College-bound Students

By Delta Jones-Walker, Gary Crusader It’s summer time, and many of us are caught up in the excitement of celebrating high school graduates with parties,...

Op-Ed: Illinois Tollway is committed to ensuring economic opportunity is accessible...

Ensuring economic opportunity is a goal I believe to be a guiding moral principle in my work on the Illinois Tollway Board. That’s why...

Idea to help others land a job could be worth $30K

In June, Great Lakes Coca-Cola Bottling introduced “Dear Future Chicago,” an ambitious challenge to young adults to come up with new, innovative ideas to...

IVI-IPO dinner features historic mayoral forum

The Independent Voters of Illinois - Independent Precinct Organization (IVI-IPO) will hold its annual Independents’ Day Dinner Thursday, July 19 at the Ukrainian Cultural...

Chance the Rapper and Lyft Raise $60,000 for CPS

Lyft, the fastest growing ride-share company in the U.S., recently announced that its passengers have raised more than $60,000 for Chicago Public Schools (CPS)...

Gary/Chicago International Airport topic of Chamber monthly luncheon

The Gary Chamber of Commerce will hold its Monthly General Membership Luncheon on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. Noon in the Gary...

Jackson excited on first day of convention over “Jail to Jobs”...

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Wednesday was the first day of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition’s 47th international convention, and the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr....

Black Fire Brigade’s Grand Opening to honor local heroes

The Country’s First Black Fire Brigade for firefighters and emergency medical technicians kicks off its mission to promote and protect this growing community. An industrious...

ComEd honors seven local diverse suppliers at 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...