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Local group vying for $350,000 to improve Austin

by Keyanna Johnson on August 21, 2014

Today is the deadline to cast your vote for PCC Community Wellness Center.

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Natural hair and fashion show this Saturday

08.20.2014 Community

The third annual event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Ed Bailey/Leola Spann Community Garden, 5840 W. Chicago Ave.

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Austin residents encouraged to consider cooking career

08.19.2014 News

Applications are being accepted for the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s community kitchen training program.

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Free tutoring available to K-6 students

08.18.2014 Community

Informational meetings will be held Aug. 19th and 26th in Austin, and Aug. 21st in Oak Park.

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West Side church hosts event to raise college funds

08.15.2014 News

Members of the Family Altar Baptist Church raised more than $6,000 for college scholarships last weekend.

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Get involved in upcoming local elections

08.15.2014 Community

The Westside branch of the NAACP will hold workshops Aug. 18 and 20 about how to run for office.

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Rep. La Shawn Ford reflects on the last few years

08.14.2014 News

The West Side legislator talked with our partners at the Austin Weekly News after reaching a plea deal with federal prosecutors.

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Reading initiative kicks off Thursday

08.13.2014 Community

Books will be given away at Congressman Danny Davis’ annual back-to-school picnic Saturday at Columbus Park.

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Chains versus policy

08.12.2014 Opinion

The past continues to affect African-Americans today, writes columnist John W. Fountain III.

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Juvenile justice workshop held tonight

08.11.2014 Community

The free event will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Austin branch of the Chicago Public Library, 5416 W. Race St.

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