Monday, January 25, 2021
Virtual field trip episodes will post on www.HitPlayChicago.org and air on WTTW   Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and Citadel announced the launch of Stay Home. Hit Play., a weekly video series that will bring engaging, educational programming from Chicago institutions to students and families across the city. The series will...
In an effort to further assist residents and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced an update to an expansive series of economic relief efforts announced last month. Waiving a number of fines and fees and deferring the County’s collection of various tax types...
By Wanda “Sistah Soldier” Petty, President & CEO Until recently, most Americans never considered working from home, and it seems forbidden for those who allowed it to cross their minds. It’s taken a panoramic virus to cause us to view things from a different perspective. Now, we are forced to...
Taskforce co-chaired by Mayor Lightfoot and former White House Chief of Staff Samuel K. Skinner to advise City’s recovery efforts to rebuild and come back stronger post-COVID-19 On Thursday, April 23, 2020, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced the creation of the COVID-19 Recovery Taskforce to advise city government as economic...
Forest Preserves of Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle announced at a press conference that the Forest Preserves will institute a weekend parking closure policy at six sites that have had issues with overcrowding or visitors consistently disregarding social distancing and other COVID-19 public health guidelines. Across all locations, Forest...
Story by Staff Sgt. Justin Andras, Indiana Air National Guard Indiana National Guard troops from the 519th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Terre Haute, and the 38th Special Troops Battalion, Kokomo, assisted the Indiana Department of Correction with warehouse operations at the Plainfield Correctional Facility on April 14, 2020. The Guard...
Think Tank Network Technology Group, a local business of 30 years located in Northwest Indiana, is helping to provide an alternative opportunity to high school students who are missing Prom 2020 by introducing “Virtual Prom Live: Bringing Prom Back to High Schools across the Country.” With school closures stretching from...
Forest Preserves of Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle announced at a press conference that the Forest Preserves will institute a weekend parking closure policy at six sites that have had issues with overcrowding or visitors consistently disregarding social distancing and other COVID-19 public health guidelines. Across all locations, Forest...
Time frame for distribution is 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Early Arrival Suggested Although Gary Schools being are physically closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the District is committed to making food available to students every Monday through the end of summer 2020. As GCSC distributes food items to youth...
Get Questions Answered About The Census, Hear From Community Leaders Facebook Live and Zoom - 6:00 p.m. On Tuesday, April 28, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. a Census 2020 Virtual Community Town Hall Meeting will be held on Facebook Live to help area residents understand why Census 2020 is...