Loris Cannon Loves Seeing Clients Reach Their Fullest Potential

Loris Cannon Loves Seeing Clients Reach Their Fullest Potential

Loris Cannon serves as a Program Coordinator for Phalanx Family Services Adult Programs. The agency’s adult division is part of its holistic approach to enriching Chicagoans’ lives. Phalanx’s goal is to guide participants into stable living-wage jobs. Two of the programs under Cannon’s guidance are Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). […]

Growing Vegetables Increases Nutrition and Reduces Food Insecurity

Growing Vegetables Increases Nutrition and Reduces Food Insecurity

Vegetables add nutrition to any meal or snack. Growing produce can help save on the monthly food costs. Adding homegrown food benefits everyone and reduces the fear of food insecurity. Ideas for creating gardens of all sizes, from containers to plots of land, are available. Homegrown fruits and vegetables are more flavorful than those shipped to […]

Over 140,000 Portlanders Without Power After Ice Storms Down Lines

Over 140,000 Portlanders Without Power After Ice Storms Down Lines

An estimated 140,000 customers in Portland metro area remained without power on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. While this is an improvement over the 300,000 — 30 percent — of Portlanders are without electricity as the ice-induced outages went from widespread to historically bad on Monday. Despite the hard work of more than 2,500 power company […]

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