The U.S. Department of Education released the 2021–22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form. This launch comes as the Department continues to provide information, tools, and resources to help students make informed decisions about their education options. Students and parents can easily complete the form via fafsa.gov on...
Chicago-Based Mompreneur and Philanthropist Hosts Back to School Event for Underprivileged Children WHAT:  Genesis Emery, the founder of Amour Genesis, a Chicago-based brand empowering social community for women who want to pursue their career passions while balancing and embracing their journey through Mommy-hood, is proud to announce that she will...
Local fathers distribute food to those in need BSICS fathers, in partnership with Fathers, Families, and Healthy Communities (FFHC), Top Box Foods, and Wellcare is hosting a food drive on Aug. 20 from 1-3 p.m. at Barbara Sizemore Academy. Low-income fathers and families will receive among other healthy food products,...
This week, the University of Chicago announced the launch of UChicago Stand Together, an initiative to help increase educational access and career success for students from historically under-represented communities. The initiative offers specialized help for students from Chicago Public Schools and area charter schools who will now navigate the college...
By Chinta Strausberg Skye Jackson, the daughter of Yusef Jackson and granddaughter of Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. is hosting a Black Students Forum on Racism in Education: Returning to School in 2020 town hall meeting on Monday, August 10 from 5-7pm (CST) to discuss racism against Blacks in predominantly white...
Bronzeville Academy Charter School, an independent school board and charter school authorized by the Illinois State Board of Education, is announcing a public hearing for their e-Learning Program Verification. The public hearing will be held on August 17th at 1 p.m. and have an open period for public comment...
ABC7 News An Evanston group wants to suspend history lessons in schools until the lessons focus more on the contributions of minorities, and women. The group met Sunday at the Robert Crown Center to call on the state to stop its current history teaching practices. "The miseducation of our children must stop,"...

Twenty-two Chicago area Black male youth to receive college scholarships  The Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Foundation is awarding scholarships to 22 African-American young men online, Sunday, June 14, 2020. The ‘Virtually Victorious’ Scholarship Gala and Fundraiser will highlight the academic achievements and success of young black males in the Chicago area. “Our...
Former President Barack Obama Sends Inspirational Message to Class of 2020; Mayor Lori Lightfoot Makes Live Appearance To Offer Congratulations ABC 7 keeps the party going for Chicago’s 2020 graduates!  Following the city-wide graduation special at 1 PM, Cheryl Burton and Hosea Sanders go live for GRADUATION 2020: THE AFTER...
Denny’s awarded $300,000 in scholarships during the 2019 Hungry for Education (HFE) scholarship season. On May 28, Denny’s will celebrate the scholarship winners and 2020 graduates who shared their ideas on how Denny’s can help fight childhood hunger What: Spurred by Denny’s commitment to education, the company and its scholarship...