• Syrian Refugee Crisis Seminar Information

    February 1, 2017

    The Syrian Refugee Crisis Seminar I held on January 30, 2017, was an encouraging reminder that while those in power try to divide us, we stand together to defend our shared rights and values. I know that many of you want to know how you can reach out to the organizations that presented, and how […]

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  • Secretary of State to Issue New License Plates in Jan. 2017

    November 18, 2016

    As of January 2017, the Secretary of State’s Office will be issuing new license plates free of cost to Illinois taxpayers. Plates that were manufactured between 2000 and 2001 will be issued replacements first. Residents will receive notifications for plate replacement by mail. Once drivers pay their 2017 registration fee, they will be issued a […]

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  • Public Safety Forum – Thursday, October 27th, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

    October 25, 2016
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  • Care for Friends

    October 25, 2016

    Care for Friends provides easy access to community, food and overall wellness for Chicago’s most vulnerable and under-served people, in an atmosphere of dignity and respect. Through its programs, Care for Friends successfully connects people with community resources to enable them to achieve a better quality of life. Check out their website here: We attended Care for Friends’ fall event […]

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