New leadership among MWRD board – Kari K. Steele president

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) Board of Commissioners has elected new leadership officers among its nine-member governing body. Commissioner Kari K....

How about a Virtual Job Fair?

The Indiana Department of Transportation recently announced a virtual job fair in which more than 1,000 construction and related positions will be available through the...

Finalists announced for Influential Women of Northwest Indiana Awards

Nearly 100 finalists for the Influential Women of Northwest Indiana awards have been announced, representing a diverse cross section of leading females from throughout...

America must equalize access to homeownership and its wealth opportunities

By Charlene Crowell Although many American families have modest financial means, there is nothing small about their hopes. Owning a home has long been an...

Partnership connects unemployed and underemployed with jobs

Juwana Dorsey is not lazy. She wasn’t unemployed because she wanted to be, and it wasn’t for lack of effort. She just needed a connection. In...

Need to close your business with DOR? It just got easier

DOR improves process to expedite business closures The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) has made the process of closing a business account easier on Hoosiers. Until now,...

Strack & Van Til holiday campaign raises $165,020

Provides nearly half a million meals to hungry neighbors through Food Bank of Northwest Indiana The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana recently announced the 2018...

Target has many, many big executives, but only one is Black

After paying millions to settle two racial discrimination lawsuits where Target was accused of using questionable hiring practices against thousands of Black and Hispanic...

Three of Chicago’s Top Women Business Leaders to be honored

The Chicago Chapter of National Women of Achievement, Inc. will recognize three of Chicago’s ”Unsung Hero- Honorees” at the 27th Annual Scholarship Luncheon on...

Civil rights leaders and lawmakers say court is wrong to weaken...

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  After returning billions of dollars in restitution that helped more than 25 million consumers plagued with financial struggles,...