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Chicago Board of Education
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Chicago Board of Education

As our children become older and enter an increasingly globalized economy, employers will demand students be better prepared and to have the necessary skills to thrive in a competitive job market. Which is why I support spending plans that increase education funding for our local schools.  I promise to always fight for future generations and...

October 9, 2017October 9, 2017by
Board of Education
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Board of Education

As our children become older and enter an increasingly globalized economy, employers will demand students be better prepared and to have the necessary skills to thrive in a competitive job market. Which is why I support spending plans that increase education funding for our local schools.  I promise to always fight for future generations and...

October 9, 2017October 9, 2017by
Rev. Jackson joins “call to action” for Puerto Rico
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Rev. Jackson joins “call to action” for Puerto Rico

RAINBOW PUSH MAKES GOOD ITS COMMITMENT TO FLY GOODS TO PUERTO RICO Chicago: — Making good on his commitment to help fly donated goods to Puerto Rico severely damaged by Hurricane Maria, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. is holding a 1:30 p.m. press conference Tuesday, October 3, at the Puerto Rican Parade office, 1237 N....

October 4, 2017October 4, 2017by
Governor Reaches Out to Puerto Rico
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Governor Reaches Out to Puerto Rico

Illinois Ready to Deploy 550 Guardsmen If Needed Monday, October 2, 2017 – Governor, Office of the CHICAGO (October 2, 2017) – Governor Bruce Rauner is reaching out to officials in Puerto Rico, letting them know the state of Illinois stands ready to assist with recovery efforts after Hurricane Maria’s devastating impact on the island....

October 3, 2017October 3, 2017by
Prosser Community Garden
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Prosser Community Garden

While visiting the Prosser Community Garden I couldn’t stop thinking about Puerto Rico. A big shout-out to this wonderful community garden and all the people involved in the project. I truly believe in their effort and I encourage everyone to check them out, to participate and to support this community initiative. Oh, and the chickens are amazing! #ProsserRocks...

October 1, 2017October 1, 2017by
Aid for Mexico and Puerto Rico | La Casa Puertorriqueña Organizes
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Aid for Mexico and Puerto Rico | La Casa Puertorriqueña Organizes

La Casa Puertorriqueña Organizes Aid for Mexico and Puerto Rico We will be accepting donations all week, including by PayPal   CHICAGO, IL (September 25, 2017) – the Casa Puertorriqueña will collect donations and send additional resources to Puerto Rico and Mexico in response to the crises after Hurricane Maria and recent earthquakes in Mexico....

September 26, 2017September 26, 2017by
Preparándose para el huracán Maria
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Preparándose para el huracán Maria

  Preparándose para el huracán Maria Una vez más Puerto Rico enfrenta un nuevo desafío en la forma del huracán María, #StayStrongPR. Según los meteorólogos, este huracán sin precedentes María podría llegar a la isla con la categoría de fuerza 5. Esta es una tormenta catastrófica y es importante prepararse para el peor de los...

September 20, 2017September 20, 2017by
Preparing for Hurricane “Maria”
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Preparing for Hurricane “Maria”

Preparing for Hurricane Maria Once again Puerto Rico faces a new challenge in the form Hurricane Maria, #StayStrongPR.  According to meteorologists, this unprecedented Hurricane Maria might hit the island with category 5 strength. This is a catastrophic storm and it is important to prepare for the worst-case scenario. My thoughts and prayers are with the people...

September 20, 2017September 20, 2017by