Jemese Marks was one of about 1,400 students who graduated this month from City Colleges of Chicago. The Austin resident earned a degree in early childhood education from Malcolm X College. Hundreds of other West Siders attend the college.
Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin is hosting the free event Saturday, May 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. T Sankofa House, 4041 W. Roosevelt Road.
Some of the five-part documentary “The Raising of America” will be shown at 6 p.m. May 12 at Austin Town Hall, followed by discussion and a free dinner.
Austin Coming Together will hold its 3rd annual symposium Oct. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at By the Hand Club, 415 N. Laramie Ave.
The Austin Early Childhood Collaborative presents the second annual event Oct. 11; the deadline to sign up is this Friday.