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ComEd Volunteers Celebrate National Volunteer Week with Spring Cleaning at El Valor
Employee volunteers from ComEd helped with cleaning activities around the grounds of El Valor on Saturday, April 12, as part of National Volunteer Week celebrations.
Putting it all “On the Table”
The concept is pretty simple – 10,000 Chicagoans eating, talking and discussing great ideas about how to make the region a better place to live.
10 Earn Awards at 20th Anniversary CNDA
More than 1,500 people from neighborhood organizations, philanthtropies, business and goverment joined Mayor Rahm Emmanuel on Thursday to celebratethe 20th Chicago Neighborhood Awards ceremony.
10 Earn Awards at 20th Anniversary CNDA
More than 1,500 people from neighborhood organizations, philanthtropies, business and goverment joined Mayor Rahm Emmanuel on Thursday to celebratethe 20th Chicago Neighborhood Awards ceremony.
Youth Health Service Corps hosts free community health fair and continues the fight for the health of their community
The Youth Health Service Corps hosted a free community health fair on Saturday March 1 and screened hundreds of community members for common diseases. It was an official site to sign up for…
Pilsen Portal's 86th Academy Awards Oscar Poll
Guess the winners of this year's 86th Academy Awards.
Valentine's Shopping Specials & Deals on Dining!
The Pilsen community has several businesses that are offering great deals and discounts for this Valentine's Day.
Entre la inmigración y un crucigrama sin fin
Bernardino Echeverría usa una gorra de esas que usan los griegos mediterráneos, una bufanda de algodón y una chamarra café para hacerle frente al frío. Sus pasos…
POETRY — Word Up! The Pilsen Poetry Slam
Chicago has a long history of promoting poetry. The Poetry magazine has provided poets from Kilmer to Trethewey with vital exposure for more than a century. The first poetry slams were held in…
ComEd, Openlands Award $10,000 to Enlace Chicago for Protecting Green Space
Enlace Chicago received a $10,000 Green Region Grant from ComEd and Openlands. The grant will help fund Enlace Chicago’s project to design and install a rain garden and outdoor learning area…
DAY OF THE DEAD: Muertos de la Risa with a Sugar Skull Rush
This year, ElevArte Community Studio’s 34th Annual Day of the Dead celebration: Muertos de la Risa with a Sugar Skull Rush is the first of a three-year community wellness campaign. Current…
Union League Boys & Girls Clubs Receives Book Donation
Members of the Assistance League, a national all-volunteer nonprofit organization, donated approximately 1,000 books to the Union League Boys & Girls Clubs in an effort to reinforce the…
INMIGRACIÓN: La importancia de acciones como las de Los 9 Soñadores y Los 30 Soñadores
El lunes por la tarde, 30 soñadores se entregaron a las autoridades de inmigración en la frontera de Laredo, Texas. Pidieron regresar a Estados Unidos en libertad condicional bajo…
LECTURA: Cuentacuentos en la biblioteca Rudy Lozano
El programa Prime Time Family Reading Time busca fortalecer el papel de la familia en la educación, impulsar la lectura, y conectar a padres e hijos con las humanidades, la conciencia social…
Inspired Pilsen Youth Petition to bring B-Ball On the Block to Throop Park on August 9th.
Inspired youth get petition to bring summer basketball tournament to their park.
Registration Open for Fall 2013 Term at City Colleges of Chicago
Registration Open for Fall 2013 Term at City Colleges of Chicago Quality, affordable education to prepare for further college or a career available at locations throughout city
Summer Opportunities In The Arts Impact Economies of Youth And Communities
Did you know? UIC Neighborhoods Initiative reports that 27.9% of Pilsen youth are unemployed. ElevArte Community Studio’s staff has been working hard to make sure youth have access to paid…
Summer Opportunities In The Arts Impact Economies of Youth And Communities
Did you know? UIC Neighborhoods Initiative reports that 27.9% of Pilsen youth are unemployed. ElevArte Community Studio’s staff has been working hard to make sure youth have access to paid…
ComEd Offers Customers Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences in “Coolest Summer Ever” Promotion
ComEd launched a summer social media contest, Coolest Summer Ever, on its Facebook page, www.facebook.com/ComEd . Coolest Summer Ever offers a wide variety of prizes.
That's What She Said
The Unisono 2013 Host Committee is proud to present our first Minisono event “That’s What She Said” a play about BFFs and WTFs
Pilsen y el Mole en Mayo
Pilsen se viste de manteles largos para celebrar el quinto aniversario del festival Mole de Mayo. Además de manchar manteles y volverse el ajaonjolí de todos los moles en este festival,…
YOUmedia student of the Month: May
Student Profile: Hugo Huitron 7th Grade YOUmedia Lozano
Year Up Chicago Recognizes Talent Among Urban Young Adults in Chicago
Despite talent and motivation, 6.7 million young adults in this country lack access to higher education and careers that provide them with a living wage. At the same time, our economy needs help.…
Financial Literacy 101: What a Required College Course Should Cover
This article was originally published at onlinedegreeprogram.com
Pin-A-Sister / Examínate Comadre
Pin-A-Sister / Examínate Comadre is a faith-based campaign which aims to reduce the mortality rate from breast cancer among African-American and Hispanic women. Join us today! For more…

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