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Clinton Global Initiative 2012 in Chicago

Clinton Global Initiative 2012 in Chicago

| June 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Clinton Global Initiative, established by President William Jefferson Clinton in 2011 and convened in Chicago, returned June 7-8 at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers. Once again, it brought together hundreds of business leaders, non-profit, government, and advocates for change to address economic growth in the United States by strenuously discussing, in intimate cross-sector collaborations, […]

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Chicago Parents Strike Back

Chicago Parents Strike Back

| March 30, 2012 | 6 Comments

What a year this has been for Chicago Public School families! We started the year with our new mayor and his appointed school CEO pushing a longer school day ( 7 1/2 hours) onto families, teachers and students. The mayor continues to cry “it’s all about the children!” as his reasoning for the longer school […]

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The Hope Institute for Children & Families – Get Involved, You May Even Win a Hinsdale Home!

The Hope Institute for Children & Families – Get Involved, You May Even Win a Hinsdale Home!

| October 4, 2011 | 3 Comments

Long known for its “Big Shoulders”, Chicago has been a hub for those in need dating back as far as its rigorous beginnings. The Hope Institute for Children & Families started in Springfield Illinois 1957 when Dr. & Mrs. Charles E. Jordan had a vision for their special needs daughter. Today, with over 13 sites […]

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