By Erick Johnson A prominent Black businessman in Chesterfield on Thursday, November 8, cut up his Target credit card at a town hall meeting in Chatham, where residents blasted the retailer for its decision to close two stores on the South Side. The meeting at new Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, was...
 Week-Long Series  ‘Black Owned’ hosted by Anchor Terrell Brown to premiere Live on ABC 7, Monday, July 13 at 11:00 a.m. CDT Stream Live on abc7chicago.com and ABC 7’s connected TV Apps on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV and Roku ABC7, Chicago’s No. 1 station for news, presents “Black Owned,” a week-long series of live interviews spotlighting greater Chicago’s Black-owned businesses. The special will...
Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Youth Job Expo for young men and women between the ages of 16 and 23 on Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, in the Media Center of Rich South High School, 5000 Sauk Trail, Richton Park. More than 50 employers will...
DOR reminds Hoosiers of the July 15 extended tax deadline Tax Day is exactly one month away, July 15, and an estimated 500,000 Hoosiers still need to file their individual income taxes, according to the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR). “We always advise individuals to avoid waiting until the last minute,...
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced on January 7, 2021 a $173 million federal grant agreement with the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) for the Double Track Northwest Indiana Project, which will improve transportation options in Northwest Indiana, including residents traveling to downtown Chicago...
By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader The Rainbow PUSH Coalition last Saturday held a graduation ceremony at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition headquarters for 100 people who are now certified flaggers—a position that pays up to $41.20 an hour. Saying training matters, Rev. Janette Wilson, executive director of PUSH Excel, along with Judge...
More than 70 projects in the region; public invited to volunteer More than 6,500 local Comcast NBCUniversal employees and their families, friends and community partners are expected to complete more than 70 Illinois, Northwest Indiana and Southwest Michigan volunteer projects on Saturday, April 21, Comcast Cares Day. This year marks...
100 + Winter Seasonal and Full-Time  Jobs Indiana Department of Transportation is hosting a statewide hiring fair on Tuesday, September 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (all times local) at 11 locations around the state to recruit candidates for more than 100 winter seasonal positions and full-time opportunities. Winter...
Family-run management and technology consultancy is the first small business in Illinois to earn the OnDeck Award. The William Everett Group, (TWEG) a management and information technology consulting firm, has been selected as the OnDeck Small Business of the Month for July 2019. OnDeck® (NYSE: ONDK) is the leader in online lending to...
Statistics show that in the long run, business owners tend to make more money. The startup costs and growing pains may serve as initial hiccups, but entrepreneurs who stay the course and recruit a team that remains true to the mission typically fair well financially over time. The forecast...