The Office of School Turnaround at Marshall High School, 3250 W. Adams St., will host a series of meetings to discuss the turnaround model with families and community members every 2nd Thursday of the month from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the high school’s room 129. The fourth and final discussion, set for Thursday, Aug. 5, will be a chance for the community to share stories, with the theme being Community Story Night. For more information, contact Glen McCarthy at 773-841-0194.
Join People Organized for Public Progress Thursday, April 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mandell United Methodist Church, 5000 W. Congress Parkway, as the group fights for jobs on the Eisenhower resurfacing project.
State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford (D-Chicago) will hold a Town Hall meeting at Ronald McNair Elementary School, 4820 W. Walton St., on Monday, May 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. The lawmaker wants to get input from residents on how to combat the escalating violence in Chicago.
Join the discussion on the book By The Light of My Father’s Smile at Austin Branch Library on Saturday, May 1, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at 5616 W. Race Ave. If you have any questions, call Ms. Stewart at 312-746-5038.
The day-long event for adults and juveniles will be held at Dwight Eisenhower High School, 12700 Sacramento Ave. in Blue Island. Sponsored by Cook County Clerk of the Court Dorothy Brown. For information, call 312-603-5696.