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A pink house will appear in Motor Row in coming months, and it will have people talking. Olusola Akintunde conceived of spaces that benefit cancer research while building a community and serving as art—the first will be here in Chicago. more

Aug 15, 2017 12:00 AM New + Noteworthy

In recognition of World Down Syndrome Day, Lauren Cohn speaks with Nancy Gianni, founder of Gigi's Playhouse, an organization dedicated to changing the way the world views Down Syndrome through education, empowerment and community. more

Mar 21, 2017 9:00 AM New + Noteworthy

As Chicago Woman's journey to establish itself as “the voice” for Chicago women, we have gotten to know some amazing individuals that share in our mission to empower, inform, support and inspire women. We are proud to have them as part of our team. more

Mar 13, 2017 9:00 AM New + Noteworthy

Melissa Graham founded Purple Asparagus with the mission to educate children about healthy eating and provide access to healthy food. And—you guessed it—that means getting your veggies and fresh produce. more

Nov 18, 2016 9:00 AM Influencers

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Most Crowdfunding websites charge a fee once a fundraising campaign is complete, but FundLatinos will waive its fees during November. more

Nov 16, 2016 12:00 PM New + Noteworthy

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On October 15th, ChiWomen Vote hosted an Early Vote Potluck that attracted nearly 450 people. more

Oct 31, 2016 9:00 AM Social Life

The backdrop of April as “Diversity and Inclusion Awareness Month” was the perfect setting for Fifth Third Bank’s 6th Annual Community Leaders Program, honoring outstanding leaders from across the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana regions. more

Jun 19, 2016 2:39 PM Social Life

The backdrop of April as “Diversity and Inclusion Awareness Month” was the perfect setting for Fifth Third Bank’s 6th Annual Community Leaders Program, honoring outstanding leaders from across the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana regions. more

Jun 5, 2016 9:35 PM Restaurants 1 Comments

The YWCA Metropolitan Chicago's TechGYRLS program encourages Chicago-area girls to explore STEAM—Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math—fostering problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, and self-directed learning. more

Jun 5, 2016 9:35 PM Work + Money

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