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United African Organization Citizenship Workshop

  Event:Citizenship Workshop Start: November 9, 2013 9:00 am End: November 9, 2013 11:00 am Category: Events Venue: IIT Tower Building Address: Google Map 10 West 35th Street, Chicago, 60616, United States If you have been a Legal Permanent Resident (Green card Holder) for at least 5 years, (or) 3 years and you are married to a U.S. Citizen, then you are eligible ...

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Dominick’s warns of 5,600 layoffs as stores prepare to close

Source: chicagotribune.com Dominick’s officially notified the state on Oct. 30 that it is closing all of its Chicago-area stores  Dec. 28, affecting a total of 5,633 workers. The notices were filed through the Illinois Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, better known as WARN, which requires businesses with 75 or more employees to give the state 60 days notice of ...

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Quinn Picks Paul Vallas As 2014 Running Mate

Source: AP CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has selected former Chicago schoolsCEO and 2002 gubernatorial candidate Paul Vallas as his running mate in 2014. The Chicago Democrat announced Vallas as his pick in an email Friday. Quinn says he’s known Vallas for 30 years and “he’s never been shy about fighting for education, reform and opportunities for working people.” Vallas is currently the school superintendent ...

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Chicago IL:Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces Expansion Of Free Mammography Program

Source:cityofchicago.org Mayor’s Press Office     312.744.3334 Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced a new expansion that will provide free mammography services to an approximately 1,500 additional uninsured Chicago women at Roseland Community Hospital. “We want to do all that we can to ensure that Chicago residents have access to quality health care,” said Mayor Emanuel. “Mammography screenings lead to earlier breast cancer ...

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Mayor Emanuel Presents Balanced 2014 Budget Proposal To City Council

….No New Property, Gasoline or Sales Taxes for Third Year;  Continued Investments in Children and Neighborhoods     Mayor Rahm Emanuel today presented the proposed 2014 budget to the City Council, an $8.7 billion budget that, for the third consecutive year, balances the City’s finances without introducing new property, sales or gasoline taxes. In 2011, the City faced a projected ...

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STUDENT PLEDGE AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE

Source: Chicago Police Department More than 200,000 Chicago students participated in the 10th Annual National Day of Concern About Young People and Gun Violence. The event is part of a national campaign to raise awareness about the devastating effects gun violence has on families and communities. Due to the unfortunate prevalence of gun violence and violence in general as a ...

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Car Seat Safety (Child Passenger Safety)

   Source: Chicago Police Department   Motor vehicles crashes are the leading cause of accidental injury-related death among children ages 14 and under. Vehicle seat belts are designed for the comfort and protection of an adult-sized body. Child safety seats, when used and installed correctly, can prevent injury and often death. Unrestrained or improperly restrained children are more likely to be ...

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Chicago:Crime Prevention

Source: Chicago Police A significant component of the Department’s community policing strategy is crime prevention education. The Department’s Preventive Programs Section offers valuable programs, lectures, displays, seminars, crime prevention and safety tips to all citizens and community groups free of charge. Residents, community organizations, businesses, and other community stakeholders should avail themselves of these valuable programs. Program Access to Person ...

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