Pullman Attracting New Talent as Well as New Investment

CMAP’s Joe Szabo and National Park Service Pro join Historic Pullman Efforts – Chicago -- (February 12, 2020) -- While new housing, businesses and investments...

Media firm among nation’s largest Black-owned businesses 

This week Howard Stirk Holdings (HSH) debuted on the Black Enterprise 100 list. HSH, wholly owned and operated by media mogul Armstrong Williams, occupies...

ICRC Civil Rights Awards Dinner to feature Mayor of Gary

The Indiana Civil Rights Commission (ICRC), will host the Courage and Vision: Champions of Civil Rights Awards Dinner on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in...

Dr. Carolyn J. Lukensmeyer to keynote World Civility Day April 12

  The Gary Chamber of Commerce recently announced one of the featured speakers for the 3rd Annual World Civility Day – one of the Nation’s...

Unregulated predatory lending will cause perpetual poverty, says Baptist leader

By Charlene Crowell Every once in a while a congressional committee hearing can almost seem like a time to grab your popcorn and a seat...

Ladder Up and Center for Economic Progress join forces

Financially vulnerable families across Illinois to benefit from merger Ladder Up and the Center for Economic Progress, the leading Chicago-based providers of free financial services...

Comcast joins LISC Southwest Corridor Collaborative

Comcast late last year joined the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), several community organizations, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel to launch the “Southwest Corridor...

ComEd extends customer bill-assistance support through July 1

Customers affected by COVID-19 pandemic encouraged to contact ComEd as soon as possible to explore flexible assistance options As people continue to feel the financial impacts of...

Teamwork Englewood presents Entrepreneurs Small Business Grants

The top three $10,000 small grant winners of the Englewood Quality of Life Business Plan Competition offered a variety of new business ideas for...

Program to grow minorities in film industry

Pritzker Administration launches new training program to prevent future staffing shortages and increase minority presence in an  industry with higher than average salaries The Illinois...