Ed Burke Resigns From Chairman of the Finance Committee

Ed Burke Resigns From Chairman of the Finance Committee

On Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, one day after Ed Burke was facing charges for alleged extortion, he resigned as chairman of the City’s Committee on Finance. The Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel in a statement on Friday that he had talked to Alderman Ed Burke, who agreed that it would be best for everybody if […]

Phalanx Family Services Helps Chicago’s Needy Survive and Thrive

Phalanx Family Services Helps Chicago’s Needy Survive and Thrive

One of the most unknown and underappreciated non-profit community-based organizations in Chicago is Phalanx Family Services. The agency has operated programs in Chicago’s distressed black communities since 2002, providing workforce solutions to people and families with no to low-income who have barriers to employment, such as long-term under/unemployment, functional illiteracy, criminal backgrounds, and drug addiction. […]

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