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Youth Photo Contest

Youth Safety & Violence Prevention Presents BRIDGING THE DIVIDE Photo Contest! Look around you. Do you see something beautiful? Do you see a strong family? Or an inspiring community leader making a difference? Do you see a safe, supportive place? Or a person you respect? Find the bright lights that exist today in your community… Now, take a picture. Submit your photos showing positive examples of beauty and strength to our “Bridging the Divide” photo contest, which begins on Wednesday, July […]

ATTENTION ALL ARTISTS and CRAFTSMEN – Great Chicago Fire Festival

What Mardi Gras is to New Orleans. And the Running of the Bulls is to Pamplona. That’s what the Great Chicago Fire Festival will become to the Windy City. On October 4th, 2014, Redmoon Theater and the City of Chicago will create a new signature event for Chicago, created to unite its neighborhoods and show the world its strength. The Great Chicago Fire Festival will aWhat Mardi Gras is to New Orleans. And the Running of the Bulls is to […]

7th Ward DFSS Funded Summer Food Sites

The Summer Nutrition Program is part of a nationwide effort to ensure that low-income children receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. The Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) is one of the city’s sponsors of the Summer Nutrition Program with funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Illinois State Board of Education. Meals vary by location and may include the following: breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack. These meals will be distributed from now until […]