About 150 women gathered at “Cause the Effect,” the second annual young feminist conference, to talk about what stops change and how to move past it.
“Our concern is preserving the Midway as park land and ensuring it remains free for all,” Midway Plaisance president Bronwyn Nichols said.
The network is aimed to develop and commercialize groundbreaking technology in fields ranging from cancer research to the production of clean water.
Anthony Clark said he was grateful for the community’s support and is optimistic about going back to the Oak Park River Forest High School.
Obama gave three groups an up-close “organizing 101” crash course, workshopping ideas around on social issues and how to get stakeholders involved.
The problems started Oct. 8, when a 17-year-old student posted a photo online showing himself in blackface.
The revamping of the city amusement tax code will also raise the taxes on all venues seating more than 1,500 to 9 percent.
The county board has until Nov. 30 to piece together budget cuts or find new revenue to bridge the massive spending gap left by the repealed pop tax.
Michael Brunson, CTU recording secretary, said an agreement would ensure that promises are kept not only by the Obama Foundation but also by the city.
Two commissioners voted “No” — Larry Suffredin (D-Evanston) and Jerry “Iceman” Butler (D-Chicago).
The committee’s decision precedes a vote by the full Board on Wednesday. But the full board comprises the same commissioners eligible to vote Tuesday.
Overton Elementary has fallen into disrepair since CPS shut it down. But for one day, it became an art gallery for students wrestling with emotion.
The Illinois Republican Party called the endorsement “the latest chapter in a years-long pattern” of doing Michael Madigan’s bidding.
Two more commissioners, Jesus G. Garcia and Stanley Moore, have changed their stance on the matter.
Repealing the soda tax will cost the county revenue, Preckwinkle said, and compromise “our constitutional duty” to be fiscally responsible.