Community

Esta Semana Santa, líderes católicos en Pilsen hablan de la reforma migratoria

La Pascua, la fiesta más importante del calendario católico, se celebra este año el 20 de abril — un año y nueve…

ChildServ urges Illinois adults to become aware of how to report child abuse

As April marks the beginning of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, ChildServ urges all people to make themselves aware of how to…

Local financial coaching program helps residents build credit histories

Englewood resident Arris Tolbert, 25, wasn’t always aware of the importance of building and maintaining a good credit score. A few years…

Arts and Entertainment

New documentary series puts a human face on the immigration debate

*Baja para leer este artículo en español. “Borderland,” a new Al Jazeera America documentary series where six Americans retrace the paths of…

Local Events: Arts and Entertainment

April 11-Hancock Latino Film Festival Check out documentaries by two local filmmakers, Javier Sicilia’s “In Solitude with Others” and Mike Oquendo’s “For…

Nicaraguan-born printmaker shows satirical works at local gallery

Self-expression against corporate imperialists never gets old, and this time, the artist embraces a tradition of transgression and never gets his hands…

Education

Area residents oppose AUSL turnaround of elementary school

About 60 parents and students from Dvorak Elementary, carrying colorful handmade signs opposing a proposal to “turnaround” their…

UIC and Juarez Academy to host college workshop

The University of Illinois at Chicago and Benito Juarez Community Academy will host a bilingual financial aid and…

Sports

Baseball season kicks off

The return of spring can only mean one thing for those eager sports fans; the beginning of a…

Bears sign contract with Jared Allen

At the end of the 2013-2014 season, the Bears missed the playoffs. The biggest reason for that failure…