Opportunity Enterprises seeks 500 Packathon volunteers

The second Saturday after Labor Day has become synonymous with Opportunity Enterprises’ Annual Packathon. At least 500 volunteers are needed to make this giant...

State Senator presents legislative process workshop

Indiana State Senator Eddie Melton, D-Merrillville, recently presented a workshop to educate and empower the community on the legislative process titled, “Understanding the Legislative...

It’s Time…Your Financial Advisor Awaits

By Delta Jones-Walker, Gary Crusader “I can’t afford it,” “I do pretty well managing my own finances,” “I will look into it when I’m older.”...

U.S. EPA recognizes ComEd for helping customers save

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has presented its highest honor given to organizations for energy efficiency – the ENERGY STAR Partner of the...

Nielsen examines the digital habits and impact of Black consumers

African American consumers are enjoying a remarkable period of influence, cultural expression and entrepreneurship that is manifesting digitally and trending mainstream, according to global...

Two south side communities celebrate NeighborWorks Day June 2

On Saturday, June 2, between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS) will bring together residents, corporate sponsors, government officials...

Centier Bank continues Hall of Fame status in Best Places to...

On May 3, 2018, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce welcomed 125 businesses and organizations with premier practices to recognize the Best Places to Work...

April is Financial Literacy Month – Ready to Up your Personal...

If I asked you a few simple questions about your personal finances like, “How much debt do you have?” “What is your credit score?”...

Flaggers practicing at Rainbow PUSH Coalition

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Eager to learn how to become certified flaggers, a number of men and women recently trained outside of the Rainbow...

CTA to receive upgraded security cameras as part of Safe and...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson and CTA President Dorval R. Carter, Jr. to outline the latest improvements from the...