Merger creates minority-owned engineering powerhouse

Two prominent Chicago-based, African American-owned engineering companies have merged to create a fully integrated engineering and construction management consulting firm. Ardmore Associates and The...

South Shore coalition “We will not be locked out…”

Recently, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced plans to develop more than 20,000 new homes on Chicago’s south lakefront at the site of the shuttered U.S....

Retired U.S. Attorney General To Address Chamber Monthly Luncheon

The Gary Chamber of Commerce will hold its Monthly General Membership Luncheon at noon on Monday, August 14, 2017 at the South Shore Railcats...

GSU Partners with Area Chambers and Business for Workshops

Governors State University’s School of Extended Learning, in partnership with Robinson Engineering, Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce, and Orland Park Area Chamber of Commerce,...

Top Financial Tips for Millennials

By Delta Jones-Walker, Gary Crusader They have often been referred to as the “entitled generation.” They grew up with cell phones, the internet and the...

Jerry Thomas honored with SCLC’s first-ever George Curry Award

George Curry, famously referred to as “The Dean of Black Press columnists,” had his name attached to an award recognizing his legacy and contributions...

Council makes kickoff contribution to 3rd Veteran Build

Northwest Indiana Veterans Action Council (NWIVAC) recently made the first contribution to Habitat for Humanity of NWI’s Third Veteran Build, and encourages others to...

Throw doors of opportunity wide open for our youth

By Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) These are dark times in Washington. It’s no secret that President Trump and his team are working overtime to turn...

A new approach to anti-violence created by youth

Many young people living in economically disadvantaged communities feel the solution to the violence and economic inequalities will not come in their lifetime. Some...

Emergency homeless shelter to open 2018 in Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined representatives from The Salvation Army recently to break ground on Chicago’s first emergency intake center. The ‘Shield of Hope’ Center...