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Fierce Conversations - Be Intentional About Developing Poor Communities

Kanu Iheukumere | Posted 06.08.2016 | Chicago
Kanu Iheukumere

Chicagoans weekly brace for news reports with the latest shooting death tally, public school funding crisis or failings on the part of elected officia...

Completing the Degree, Reviving the Workforce

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning | Posted 05.01.2013 | Impact
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif Many adults who attended college at some point but ended up leaving come to regret their decisions. And many still have the desire to go back for their degree, sensing the importance of possessing one in the present and future job landscape.

Terry Mazany Named Interim CPS Chief

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Anticipating the retirement of Chicago Public Schools CEO Ron Huberman, Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has announced an interim head of the city's school...

Chicago Community Trust Doles Out $500,000 For Local Journalism

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Local journalism in Chicago is getting a big shot in the arm. The Chicago Community Trust on Thursday announced 12 winners of grants totaling $500,00...

Chicago News Blogs Have Put Enough Skin in the Game

Sally Duros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Sally Duros

For nearly two decades, newspapers have been challenged to evolve into knowledge-based organizations capable of adapting to the innovations of the Web. Instead of progressing, they've been traded as chits in a greedy money-grab game by short-sighted media conglomerates.

Chicago's Latino Landscape 2008: A Statistical Portrait of Chi-Town Hispanics

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

There were 415 Latino inmates in Illinois State prisons and local jails per 100,000 residents in 2005, compared to 223 whites and 2,020 blacks.

Chicago 'Vital Signs' Report Tells Where Life Support is Needed

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

Like a strong, steady heartbeat, the Chicago Community Trust quietly tapped out the city's economic pulse Monday in the form of its very first monthly "Vital Signs" report.