Emanuel Administration Signs Order For Minority Hiring On Construction ProjectsThe Emanuel Administration wants to keep better track of how well contractors are adhering to Chicago’s goals for minority hiring on the city’s big construction projects.
IT Firm To Train Minority Women In STEM JobsFormer Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez said his Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm, is proud to work with UST Global in what’s called the “Step IT Up” program in Chicago.
Second City Offering Free Fellowships For MinoritiesOn the heels of Saturday Night Live being pushed to hire more minorities, Second City is now offering tuition-free fellowships to actors of color.
Blacks, Hispanics Still More Likely To Get Traffic Tickets In IllinoisIf you’re black or brown, you’re still more likely to get a traffic ticket in Illinois than if you’re white.
Rep. Walsh Defends His Comments About Minorities, Government AidU.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) is taking heat for some comments he made at a recent town hall meeting in Schaumburg.
Teachers Union: Minority Teachers Targets For LayoffsThe Chicago Teachers Union says recent teacher layoff by public school officials are having a greater impact on African-American and Latino teachers.