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Urban Initiatives Soccer Program Aims To Keep Kids In Tough Chicago Schools On Track

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.08.2012 | Chicago

"Everybody in Cabrini knew Troy," said 13-year-old Thomas Durr, an eighth grader at Jenner Elementary Academy of the Arts. "He had his act together, h...

Mr. Mayor: Don't Ignore the Crisis in Nonprofits

Hilda H. Polanco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hilda H. Polanco

While Mayor-Elect Emanuel tackles the Chicago's budget deficit of more than $500 million, there is much he can do to help struggling nonprofits shore up the safety net they provide.

Fundraiser Tonight For Area Teacher In Need Of Bone Marrow Transplant

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For nearly seven years, Antioch High School teacher Sarah Menoni battled Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia. She was in remission until Thanksgiving 2010, whe...

Organization Gives Incarcerated Teens A Chance To Start Over

The Huffington Post | Aixa Velez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In Illinois, 73 percent of 17 to 21 year olds who leave prison will return in three years or less. Often jobless and with little education to fall bac...

Volunteering While Unemployed: Fill the Resume Gap

Margot Pritzker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Margot Pritzker

When you suddenly find yourself at home, unemployed, spending your day searching Monster.com, how do you keep your skills sharp and leverage all networking opportunities?

On Volunteerism During Tough Financial Times

Margot Pritzker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Margot Pritzker

As non-profits continue to feel the financial squeeze, think about volunteerism in a new light.

A Women's Recovery and Reinvestment Plan

Margot Pritzker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Margot Pritzker

All women should think about their own sets of skills and how they can use them to help a local non-profit meet its goals.

Same Show, New Home: Around The Coyote Fall Arts Festival

Around The Coyote | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Around the Coyote, a 501(c)3 non-profit, supports, promotes and makes accessible Chicago's multidisciplinary arts community. Its activities enhance pu...