Second chance resource fair set for Friday

Learn about job and educational opportunities, workforce training and resume writing. The event, which runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 18 at 5138 W. Division St., is sponsored by Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin and pastor David Kay.

Youth career fair to be held March 24

Young people ages 16 to 24 can learn about job opportunities, internships and mentoring programs at the event, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. March 24 at Christ the King Jesuit High School, 5088 W. Jackson St. Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin is sponsoring the event.

Thinking out loud – and outside the box

Austin and Lawndale should work with Congress to bring entrepreneurs and jobs to the West Side as part of the federal EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program administrated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, writes Dwayne Truss.