CommUnity Law Day

posted Oct 28, 2011, 3:23 PM by Unknown user

Saturday, October 29, 2011
9am to 5pm


CommUnity Law Day

at United for Better Living, Inc.

4540 W. Washington Blvd. in Chicago, IL

Presenters to Include:

Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law & The Law Project,

Chicago Legal Clinic,

Cook County Foreclosure Mediation Program,

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's Office,

Metropolitan Tenants Organization,

Attorney Lewis W. Powell III,

The John Marshall Law School, Chicago - Fair Housing Legal Clinic,

VOCMA (Phyllis Logan)

Guest Attorneys & Presenters will discuss:
9am to 11am
Criminal Law & Records:
 Expungement, Sealing, Pardons/Clemency
*Join us for a 9am Summit & Press Conference
hosted by Westside Black Elected Officials
to discuss proposed Laws including Sealing additional offenses so that
EX-Offenders can get a Second Chance
 at Jobs, Housing, and Education in Illinois!!!
Residents with Misdemeanor & Class 4 drug offenses
should Bring 2 copies of your Arrest Record/Rap Sheets
 for Assistance from Legal Staff.
Call 773-738-1480 for details.
11am to 1pm
Housing & Real Estate:
Landlord-Tenant Issues,
Fair Housing
Consumer Issues:
Businesses, Nonprofits, Churches
Family Law:
 Marriage & Divorce, Child Paternity, Support & Custody
*Youth Law*
(will be discussed at 2 additional events on this date)
Austin Town HallMeeting on Juvenile JusticeReform:
When: Saturday,October 29th, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Austin Town Hall Park, 5610 W. Lake St.
Who: Community stakeholders like you.
(For students grades 6 – 12, school administrators, counselors, teachers,parents/guardians and agencies)
JLM Center  - 2622W. Jackson Blvd
12:00 PM- 4:00 PM; (Doors open at 11 AM)
To register for this conference please call:
Ashley Allen @ (312)523.9288 or Robbi Dilliard @ (708)704.1550
CommUnity Law Day is being Sponsored by:
Wiley Resource Center; NFP - Legal Support Program;
NAACP - Chicago Westside Branch;
United for Better Living, Inc.;
 Saving Our Sons Ministries; Green Acres Consulting; Keeping it Real Street Law Project;
 Operation 24 CommUnity Association;
  7th Congessional District Young Democrats;
IL State Senator Emeritus Rickey R. Hendon;
IL State Representative La Shawn K. Ford (8th); 
IL State Representative Arthur Turner Jr. (9th); 
Cook County Commissioner Robert Steele (2nd);
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner Patricia Horton;
Chicago Alderman Jason Ervin (28th)
*It is our pleasure to present this Event FREE of charge
 to the Residents of Our CommUnity.
**If you are an Attorney who would like to present,
or if you are a Resident/ Organization that can help transport neighbors to this event;
 please contact WRC @ 

4th ANNUAL Chicago Youth Centers COLLEGE FAIR

posted Oct 19, 2011, 8:42 PM by Unknown user


Chicago Youth Centers COLLEGE FAIR

Friday, October 28, 2011

ICE Lawndale Theatres,

3330 W. Roosevelt Rd.

Chicago, IL 60624

10:00 am-1:00 p.m.

Over 40 Colleges will attend. Registered colleges include U of I, WIU, NIU, ISU, DePaul University, Columbia College and many more. Two-year & Technical Career Colleges /Training programs will also be in attendance College Fair co-sponsors: Better Boys Foundation, Family Focus-Lawndale & YRC-Region 3.

One Good Deed Chicago!

posted Oct 19, 2011, 8:31 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Oct 19, 2011, 8:31 PM ]

One Good Deed Chicago, in partnership with Friends of the Parks, will host the day of service on October 22. Volunteers will mulch trees, pull weeds and pick up trash at Chicago's historic 218-acre Douglas Park. Additional activities and a possible rain plan will be announced closer to the event date. Volunteers will be treated to light breakfast and a box lunch.
The event is also an opportunity to highlight One Good Deed Chicago's new plan and priorities under Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration. Residents can register to volunteer by visiting
If you cannot join us for our Make A Difference Day event, we invite you to host a service project of your own in your ward. You can sponsor a park clean up, paint a room at your local community center, or host a coat or food drive for local residents. The possibilities are endless. 
If you would like to register your project with One Good Deed, please contact Jamie Ricks at 312-744-9514 or We would be happy to share your project information on our website, with volunteers, and with our partner non-profit organizations. 
We look forward to serving the City of Chicago together with you on October 22.

CTA Public Hearing on Proposed Budget

posted Oct 19, 2011, 8:21 PM by Unknown user

CTA customers and the general public will have the opportunity to provide comments to the Chicago Transit Board on the President’s 2012 Budget Recommendations at three budget meetings.  All are scheduled for 6:00 p.m.  These facilities are accessible to people with disabilities.
Tuesday, November 2, 2011
Westinghouse High School       
3223 W. Franklin Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60624
Written and oral comments will be taken into consideration prior to implementation of the 2012 Budget and Program, the 2012 Capital Program of Projects, and the Financial Plan.  This input will be welcomed at the hearing or by correspondence addressed to Gregory P. Longhini, Assistant Secretary of the Board, Chicago Transit Authority, P.O. Box 7567, Chicago, Illinois 60680-7567. Input can also be sent via e-mail to:
The deadline to submit written comments is Friday, November 11, 2011 by 5:00 P.M.

Award Winning Veterans Entrepreneurial Boot Camp

posted Oct 19, 2011, 7:56 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Oct 19, 2011, 7:58 PM ]

Governors State University

Veterans Boot Camp

Award Winning Veterans Entrepreneurial Boot Camp

Free to Veterans

($25 non Vets)

November 16th, 2011

8:00AM to 4:00PM

Marketing Your Business on a Shoestring Budget

Financing Opportunities · Your Internet Presence

"Military Friendly" Franchising Opportunities

Planning Your New Business - Business Plans Why?

Government Contracting · International Trade

the "Law and Order of Entrepreneurship"

Individual Counseling Sessions With the Experts

call 708 235-7643

Job Fairs and Companies Hiring

posted Oct 12, 2011, 1:21 AM by TyJuan Cratic

McDonalds Management Career Fair
Thu, October 13, 9am – 5pm
McDonalds Corporate Restaurant, 1120 W. 22nd Street, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
Chicago Job Fairs, Career Fairs, Employment Fairs & Open Houses
Created by
McDonalds Management Career Fair Thursday, October 13, 2011 9am-5pm McDonalds Corporate Restaurant, 1120 W. 22nd Street, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523 Positions: Management
Lord & Taylor Store SEASONAL ASSOCIATES Open House
WhenThu, October 13, 12pm – 8pm
WhereALL Lord & Taylor Stores 
DescriptionLord & Taylor SEASONAL ASSOCIATES Open House Wednesday, October 12th - Saturday, October 15th 12pm - 8pm Positions: Part-time Seasonal Associates: Sales - Stock - Cosmetics - Fine Jewelry Locations: ALL Lord & Taylor Stores Apply at store or online at 
Potbelly Sandwich Shop Job Fair
Sat, October 15, 1pm – 4pm
Potbelly Sandwich Shop, 2695 Mannheim Rd., Des Plaines, IL
Chicago Job Fairs, Career Fairs, Employment Fairs & Open Houses
Created by
Potbelly Sandwich Shop Job Fair Saturday, October 15 1 - 4 p.m. Potbelly Sandwich Shop, 2695 Mannheim Rd., Des Plaines, IL Positions: Sandwich Makers, Shake Shakers, Cashiers and Delivery Drivers

Thu, October 20, 1pm – 6pm
Arturo Velasquez Institute, 2800 S. Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60608
Chicago Job Fairs, Career Fairs, Employment Fairs & Open Houses
Created by
CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO DIVERSITY CAREER FAIR October 20th, 2011 1 p.m. to Arturo Velasquez Institute, 2800 S. Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60608 Positions: Vice President of Academic Affairs; Deans of Instruction, Adult Education, Continuing Education, Student Services, Career & Health Career Programs; Tenure Track Faculty; Part-Time Instructors; IT Administrators; and, other professional staff. Must have a Masters Degree in the discipline you want to teach. Technical, occupational or continuing education, a Bachelor’s degree or professional certificate / license may be required. Bring 8 copies: your resume, college transcripts, and 2 letters of reference. Register: City of Chicago residency required for all full time staff after 6 months of hire.

Fall Job Fair

posted Oct 4, 2011, 2:23 PM by Unknown user

Wilbur Wright College
Fall Job Fair

Thursday, October 27, 2011
10AM - 3PM

Bring Resumes, Dress Professionally
No Jeans, No Gyms Shoes

For more info call 773-481-8527
Free and Open to the Public

Sinai Community Institute Job Fair

posted Sep 28, 2011, 10:50 AM by Unknown user

Sinai Community Institute (SCI) invites you to attend a free job fair.
Take advantage of this opportunity to meet and impress employers who are hiring for various positions.

Thursday, October 13, 2011 
9 a.m. to noon
12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Sinai Community Institute
2653 West Ogden Avenue
            • Entry, intermediate and advanced level positions are available.
            • Free health care screenings will be available at the job fair.
            • Job seekers should dress professionally and bring several copies of their resume to the event. 
            • Free resume writing assistance is available until October 6, 2011.
For more information or to
take advantage of the resume
writing services, please
contact SCI’s Department of
Workforce Development
(773) 257-6428


posted Sep 27, 2011, 1:13 PM by Unknown user


September 27, 2011 -- The Chicago City Council Black Caucus will be hosting a town hall meeting on the new proposed ward map for the City of Chicago.  The town hall is open to the public and the press is welcome to attend.

Place:     Malcolm X College

Bruce K. Hayden Center for the Performing Arts

1900 W. Van Buren

Chicago, IL 60612

Date:   Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Time:     7 PM

Property Tax Appeal Meeting

posted Sep 26, 2011, 8:09 AM by Unknown user

Alderman Jason C. Ervin
Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios

Cook County Property Tax Appeals Town Hall
September 26, 2011 - 6:30 PM

Westinghouse College Prep High School
3223 W. Franklin Blvd

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