The virtual event – organized by BUILD Chicago – will be held the week of Feb. 21 and feature several speakers, including Michele Clark High School Principal Charles Anderson, Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson, artist Antonia Ruppert and BUILD Chairwoman Siobhan Sanders.
The Jan. 19 event is one of a few services offered by the participants of Young Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow (Y.E.T.), a program operated by the Westside Health Authority.
The first-term alderman easily defeated state Rep. La Shawn Ford in last month’s primary.
By AustinTalks | February 23, 2016
Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin will honor three local leaders and the Illinois Civil Liberties Union Feb. 27 at the Columbus Park Refectory.
The team has flourished under Edward Douglas’ leadership in the five years he’s been at the West Side school.
By Terry Dean | December 17, 2015
Austin Chamber of Commerce head Amara Enyia is launching the Bridge Initiative, which will connect young people with veteran activists and community leaders.
Austin business leader Malcolm Crawford challenges us to think about how to honor great African-American leaders in the community.
The 46th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death will be commemorated Friday night at New Tabernacle of Faith Baptist Church.
West Side resident asks tough questions of elected officials.
State Rep. La Shawn Ford, Rev. Ira Acree and others mourn the lost of the longtime West Side leader.