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Chicago Public Schools and Lurie Children’s Hospital Expand Partnership to Support Youth Mental Health

“We are immensely fortunate to expand this proven mental health model with a world-class children’s hospital,” said CPS CEO Pedro Martinez. #mentalhealth

Rush Statement on U.S. Attorney’s Decision to Not Press Charges in the Laquan McDonald Case

The statement given by U.S. Attorney John Lausch regarding the McDonald family’s wishes are inconsistent with what Laquan McDonald’s mother and grandmother have told me, directly.

Project H.O.O.D. to Pass Out Thousands of Boxes of Fresh Food for Easter Dinner

"I know we take for granted others in our same city have what we may have and a lot of times they don't. Poverty and want can create an atmosphere of violence and we want to create an atmosphere of love." #freegroceries

Swain for Congress Opens First Campaign Office

Last week, the campaign reported raising $357,000 in the first quarter of 2022, with $319,000 cash on hand, which has been reported in the media as the most raised this quarter of all the candidates in the race. #jonathanswain

Governor Pritzker Announces Executed Agreement for the Sale of the James R. Thompson Center (JRTC)

"I'm pleased to announce that we have finalized a purchase sales agreement for the James R. Thompson Center, not only saving taxpayers $800 million but also adding vitality to Chicago's LaSalle Street corridor by honoring the original design through a modern lens," said Governor JB Pritzker. #thompsoncenter

Pat Dowell, IL 1st CD Candidate Shares her Remarks from Women Pray for Peace – Interfaith Prayer and Sistership Event

In our beloved Chicago, we have daily murderous attacks on people through homicide, domestic violence, and hate crimes. #patdowell

Chicago Public Schools Fills Key District Roles with Dedicated Leaders

As Chicago Public Schools (CPS) continues to serve more than 330,000 students this school year, the District announced Wednesday that some of its current leaders are stepping into top administrator roles. #cps

Chicago Public Schools Proud to Celebrate recipients for NCWIT Computing Award for Educators

“I want my female, non-binary, and trans students to feel like they have a space and a voice in the computing/technology world, and I hope I achieve some of that through my work with my Exploring Computer Science class & Girls Who Code club." #CPS

Commissioner Sean Morrison’s Statement on the IL Appellate Court Ruling on Jussie Smollett

Once again, Cook County citizens are left questioning the competence and integrity of our judiciary after repeatedly being misled by State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, and exposed to her gross incompetence, and failure to perform the duties of her elected office. #seanmorrison

Save “A Pot of Gold” This St. Patrick’s Day When you Ride CTA

Customers can save more on unlimited rides by purchasing either the 1-Day ($5) or the 3-Day ($15) CTA passes.

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