Month: June 2017

CCNM June 29, 2017

It was a beautiful day on June 24th in Chicago on the South-side at the Guarantee field home of the Chicago White Sox. It was a sell out crowd, the Sox fans packed the stadium to see the all time great Mark Buehrle, number 56, the number retired Mark Buehrle.   His son and his […]

CCNM June 19, 2017

Community Conversation on Violence Prevention in Chicago                          As summer approaches, concerns rise about the potential violence that may play out during the hottest months of the year. Chicago Urban League President Shari Runner and Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly M. Foxx will lead a solution oriented discussion with community residents on how everyone can […]

CCNM June 9, 2017

June 7, 2017 Mayor Rahm Emanuel today filed an Executive Order formalizing Chicago’s commitment to adopt the guidelines of the Paris Agreement after President Trump withdrew the United States, reneging on a consensus with 196 countries on environment protections. “Chicago has proven you can create jobs while reducing your carbon footprint, and we will continue […]

CCNM June 9, 2017

New grants to strengthen our commercial corridors on Chicago’s South, Southwest and West Sides June 8, 2017  Funding for 32 Neighborhood Businesses Generated by Large Downtown Developments Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced a Chatham vegan restaurant, a North Lawndale plant nursery and a West Humboldt Park art gallery are among 32 initial businesses to receive investments […]

CCNM June 2, 2017

African-American Music Appreciation Month is an annual celebration of African-American music in the United States. It was initiated as Black Music Month by President Jimmy Carter who, on June 7, 1979, decreed that June would be the month of black music. Similar presidential proclamations have been made annually since then. In 2009, the commemoration was […]

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