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...

Catalyst funds to offer relief to Chicago businesses and employees

City of Chicago Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin last week announced that she and Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot are offering a new Emergency Loan Program to...

Northwest Indiana Workforce Board announces meeting dates

The Northwest Indiana Workforce Board has set meeting dates for 2019. Northwest Indiana Workforce Board meetings are open to general public and take place...

America’s economy must better serve Black and Latino consumers

By Charlene Crowell Anyone who works for a living knows that their money goes a lot quicker than the time it takes to earn it....

What Happens to Your Debt After Death?

Some may read the title of this article and figure, “It doesn’t matter what happens to my debt after I die because I’LL BE...

Food Vendor Sought for National Lakeshore’s  Portage Lakefront & Riverwalk Cafe

The National Park Service at Indiana Dunes National Lake-shore is seeking one food service vendor to serve park visitors in the concessions area located at...

The Illinois SBDC At The YWCA Metropolitan Chicago presents Starting Your...

Let us show you how to turn your “side hustles” into a real business. Join the Illinois SBDC (Small Business Development Center) at YWCA Metropolitan...

Mayor Lightfoot’s strategy to support city revitalization

INVEST South/West aligns public, private, and philanthropic funding to create a network of communities for planned growth Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot earlier this week announced an...

NIPSCO Reminds Customers to Stay Safe During Arctic Blast

Crews Prepared to Respond to Gas and Electric Emergencies As the anticipated coldest arctic outbreak in two decades makes its way across Indiana, NIPSCO encourages...

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...