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...

Black Owned Newspapers Matter

By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. President & CEO National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) 2017 will mark the 190th anniversary of the Black Press in America....

Centier Bank among “Best Places to Work in Indiana” for 12th...

Centier Bank is a family-owned, independent bank that puts building a culture as one of its top priorities. As a result, the bank was...

Gary local foods, local places workshops planned

In 2015, Gary was one of 26 cities selected to receive technical assistance from the federal Local Food, Local Places initiative. The purpose of...

Purdue conference assists businesses owned by minorities, women, and veterans

Purdue University's Office of Supplier Diversity Development, along with the Supplier Diversity Development Coalition of Greater Lafayette, will host the annual Relationships to Partnerships...

ComEd Ideathon Challenges Bronzeville Students to Develop Smart Technology 

Local high schools vie for top honors, cash prizes in second annual event ComEd is challenging high school students in the South Side neighborhood of...

New research center focuses on inclusion, social policy

The Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs  and the IU Public Policy Institute have announced a new research center dedicated to issues that...

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...

How and why to hire a Veteran business Summit

By Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) will be hosting a Summit titled “How & Why to Hire a Veteran.”...

Cook County Land Bank Authority putting a homeownership within reach

This fall, the Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA) launched the Homebuyer Direct Program to break down barriers to homeownership and help transform communities by offering fixer-upper homes at below-market...