UofC Small Business Program Seeks Applicants on South and West Side

The University of Chicago’s Polsky Small Business Growth Program provides small-business owners with personalized consulting services from Booth School of Business faculty, coaches from the Polsky Center, and students. Based at...

The William Everett Group named Small Business of the Month

Family-run management and technology consultancy is the first small business in Illinois to earn the OnDeck Award. The William Everett Group, (TWEG) a management and information...

Committee Finds More Work is Needed to Improve Diversity at Megabanks

Following the March and April full Committee hearings to hold megabanks accountable, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, and...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois plans South Side expansion

Insurer will bring more than 500 jobs to Morgan Park Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL), a division of Health Care Service Corporation...

Black McDonald’s owners honor employees who completed ‘Archways to Opportunity’ educational...

McDonald’s signature education program provides employees an opportunity to improve English language skills and earn a college degree. On Wednesday, July 24, local McDonald’s owner/operators...

CHA board approves combined redevelopment of senior apartments

Unique development will upgrade Edith Spurlock Sampson Senior Apartments and bring new family housing to the North Side community The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) Board...

NAACP & CRL: Student Debt Weighs Heaviest on Black America

By Charlene Crowell From its founding in 1909 to today, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has endured as a vital...

What to do when your personal information has been compromised

Earlier this week, Capital One announced that more than 100 million credit card customers and applicants had their personal information compromised due to a...

Youth Entrepreneurs Expo

Summertime Chicago is filled with many great activities. Last Saturday, the heat was high but didn’t stop young entrepreneurs from coming out and vending...

The CUL announces 2020 IMPACT Fellows Program

The Chicago Urban League has selected 39 emerging leaders for the 2020 cohort of its IMPACT Leadership Development Program, an intensive, nine-month program that...