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New Report Details a Crisis of Disconnected Youth in Chicago CHICAGO — A new report, Abandoned in their Neighborhoods: Youth Joblessness Amidst the Flight of Industry and Opportunity, commissioned by the Alternative Schools Network (ASN) and developed by the University of Illinois at …

Jobs Flee Inner City, Leaving Young People Stranded and Unemployed Read More »

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COUNTY COMMISSIONER GAINER HEARING ZEROS IN ON DISCONNECTED YOUTH CRISIS New Report Shows Cook County Worst in Nation for Black 20-24 Year Olds Out of School & Out of Work CHICAGO – The numbers in a new University of Illinois …

County Commissioner Gainer Hearing Zeros in on Disconnected Youth Crisis Read More »

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 COMMUNITY LEADERS LAUNCH PROGRAM TO CREATE 20 NEW HOMEOWNERS IN WOODLAWN Renew Woodlawn Restores Vacant And Abandoned Apartments Into Homes WHAT: Community leaders will launch the Renew Woodlawn Homeownership Program that provides incentives to purchase a home in the South Side …

Community Leaders Launch Program to Create 20 New Homeowners in Woodlawn Read More »

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NEW TEEN EMPLOYMENT REPORT TO BE RELEASED AT YOUTH HEARING 91% Of Chicago Black Male Teenagers Jobless In 2012-13 WHAT:       A new report providing a comparative analysis of youth unemployment between Chicago, Illinois and the United States will be released …

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MAYORAL CANDIDATE JESUS “CHUY” GARCIA TO SPEAK ON INEQUALITY IN CHICAGO UIC Great Cities Institute Presents City on the Make: Race & Inequality in America WHAT: Chicago mayoral candidate and Cook County Commissioner Jesús “Chuy” Garcia will join a panel discussion …

Mayoral Candidate Jesus “Chuy” Garcia to Speak on Inequality in Chicago Read More »

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WOODS FUND CHICAGO LAUNCHES RIGHT ON JUSTICE INITIATIVE WITH NORTHERN IRELAND RESTORATIVE JUSTICE LEADER Youth Justice Agency CEO Paula Jack & Hon. Toni Preckwinkle Explore Int’l Lessons To Stop Growing Prison Pipeline  WHAT: As the U.S. prison system continues to be vastly over-represented by …

Woods Fund Chicago Launches Right on Justice Initiative with Northern Ireland Restorative Justice Leader Read More »

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WorldChicago, a non-profit organization that provides the local community with a unique opportunities to build business relationships and lasting friendships with visitors from around the world, selected Thinkinc. to host and lead a business planning workshop for a group of 30 …

Thinkinc. Partners with WorldChicago to Host Workshop for 30 African Women Entrepreneurs Read More »

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MEDIA ALERT LAUNCH OF FIRST ILLINOIS SUBURBAN SUSTAINABILITY CENTER ON WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY Green Buddha Life Sustainability Center Only Dedicated Environmental Justice Center For Chicago Focused On Environmental Health & Justice In At-Risk Suburban Communities   WHAT:           As World Environment …

Launch of First Illinois Suburban Sustainability Center on World Environment Day Read More »

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IGO Fleet to be Enhanced, Now Part of World’s Largest Local Car-rental and Car-sharing Network [Download the IGO/Enterprise Acquisition Press Release PDF] ST. LOUIS (May 28, 2013) – Enterprise Holdings has announced that it is acquiring the business of IGO …

Enterprise Holdings Acquiring IGO CarSharing in Chicago Read More »

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