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CEANA 2013 Convention…………August 30 to September 2 Chicago Illinois.

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Obama should lead fight to revive Voting Rights Act

    BY JESSE JACKSON July 1, 2013 President Barack Obama should lead a forceful drive to revive the Voting Rights Act, which was effectively disemboweled by the Supreme Court’s decision last week. All celebrate the 1965 Act as the most consequential civil rights legislation of the past century. Its passage was central to the building of the New South, ...

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CEANA 2013 Convention – The BEST Yet To Come?

  CEANA 2013 Attractions! …………………Former President, His Excellency, J.J.  Rawlings and his wife, Nana Konadu-Agyeman Rawlings to Grace the occasion  ………………..Live Multi Cultural performances by cultural troupes from Ghana, Washington DC and Chicago!   June 25, 2013 – Chicago, the windy city of the Midwest will be buzzing and sizzling hot on US Labor Day weekend as the Ewe Association ...

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On race, Supreme Court is out of touch

  BY JESSE JACKSON June 24, 2013 In its decision Monday on affirmative action, the Supreme Court punted. It reviewed the University of Texas affirmative action program — in which race is admittedly “a factor of a factor of a factor” in admission, one of many factors used with a university committed to the educational benefits of a diverse student ...

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Mayor Emanuel Launches Data Center Express to Help Make Chicago the Destination of Choice for Data Centers

Announced at Ribbon Cutting for the Server Farm Realty Center on the South Side Mayor’s Press Office    312.744.3334 Download this Press Release Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced the launching of Data Center Express, a partnership between the City of Chicago, World Business Chicago, and Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) to streamline the startup process for data centers, and joined Server Farm Realty CEO ...

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The Office Of The State Fire Marshal Encourages Residents To Follow Safe Cooking Practices Cooking Fires Rank Second as Cause of Home Fires

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2013   The Office Of The State Fire Marshal Encourages Residents To Follow Safe Cooking Practices  Cooking Fires Rank Second as Cause of Home Fires  SPRINGFIELD – The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is taking the lead in educating Illinois residents to practice safe cooking habits to prevent home fire tragedies.  Unattended cooking ...

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Gov. Pat Quinn Sets July 9 for General Assembly to Act on Comprehensive Pension Reform Conference Committee Convened

   SPRINGFIELD – Governor Pat Quinn today set Tuesday, July 9, as the deadline for legislators to act on comprehensive pension reform. Today’s announcement follows the General Assembly’s vote to establish a conference committee, an idea proposed by the governor last Friday to break the legislative gridlock. The governor proposed a conference committee to bridge the differences between the House and ...

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American Medical Association Recognizes Obesity As Disease

……The Chicago-based board hopes the designation will advance obesity treatment and  prevention because this paves the way for insurance companies to cover the cost! The American Medical Association this week approved policy  that recognizes obesity as a disease, a move the Chicago-based board hopes will  advance treatment and prevention. “Recognizing obesity as a disease will help change the way  the medical community ...

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