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Civic Literacy—ABOUT THIS REPORT (originally published March 2007) Since the late 1990s, issues surrounding race and employment have been a central research focus at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Center for… Continue
Neighborhood News—At the two most recent City Council meetings, I cast votes on two ordinances that will affect all residents of the city. I cast a no vote for the ordinance authorizing placement of speed cameras near… Continue
Neighborhood News—Greetings to all:
Over the last two weeks the City Council has had two matters, Speed Zone Cameras and The Infrastructure Trust that were voted on. These matters have been in discussion for… Continue
Scholarships and Grants—2012 General Assembly Scholarship Application
DEADLINE - June 15, 2012
The scholarships will be awarded for the 2012-2013 academic year. Individuals who have been awarded scholarships will be… Continue
Jobs—Summer Jobs for Youth
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, along with County President Toni Preckwinkle, has announced One Summer Chicago. One Summer Chicago is a joint summer initiative between City & County… Continue
Jobs—The following are a list of job leads in the Chicago metropolitan area. Please click on the link or email individual listed to apply.
Ø Mental Health Counselor
General Info, All news—Slideshow of good things happening in the Washington Park Community.
General Info—Washington Park gained worldwide attention as the proposed home for the 2016 Olympic games. Although Chicago lost the bid, the residents of this neighborhood haven’t given up on making it a… Continue
General Info—Join us and experience the movement that’s transforming the way we eat.
The Good Food Festival and Conference celebrates leaders, businesses, and individuals that sustain the burgeoning,… Continue
All news—The Washington Park Consortium works across the domains of policy, planning and programming to promote the objectives identified in the 2009 Washington Park
Quality-of-Life plan and nurture the… Continue
Neighborhood News—The following link is a selection of recent stories from LISC/Chicago that chronicle community development work throughout the city: http://www.lisc-chicago.org/news/index.html
All news—CWICstats Dashboard Report 4th Quarter 2010
Highlights in this issue
Page 2 - Of the 205,424 Chicagoans ages 16-24 in the labor force, 27% were unemployed in 2009
Page 5 - Chicago… Continue
All news—Winter Parking Ban
Effective Thursday, December 1, 2011
Overnight winter parking regulations are in effect as of 3:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2011.
Parking is prohibited… Continue
Programming, Planning and Policy—United States Department of Agriculture
Economic Research Report Number 97
Local Food Systems: Concepts, Impacts, and Issues
Steve Martinez, Michael Hand, Michelle Da Pra, Susan… Continue
All news—The White House Internship Program’s mission is to make the "People’s House" accessible to future leaders from around the nation and cultivate and prepare those devoted to public service… Continue
All news—I am excited to announce the launch of the University of Chicago’s Arts and Public Life Initiative, with Theaster Gates as the inaugural director.
All news—After a year of discussions and workshops involving more than 200 local stakeholders, the Washington Park quality-of-life plan has been finalized and sent to the printer. Download the… Continue
A vibrant neighborhood that shares its name with the beautiful public space to the east, Washington Park will offer cultural opportunities, housing for all income levels, and a safe environment. Learn more