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Chicago’s segregation costs billions, stunts society growth

Chicago’s segregation costs billions, stunts society growth

April 10, 2017

The Chicago region's high levels of segregation costs the area billions of dollars in economic growth in addition to creating a less-educated public and leading to hundreds more homicides, according to a M...

Chicagoans’ health problems vary by neighborhood

Chicagoans’ health problems vary by neighborhood

By Jackie Murray

April 3, 2017

Select Chicago neighborhoods are not receiving equal access to healthcare, resulting in neglect of residents’ health  needs, according to March 23 Sinai Community Health study.“Health equity is abo...

US of CC, college reach contract agreement after nearly four years

US of CC, college reach contract agreement after nearly four years

November 21, 2016

Following nearly four years of negotiations between United Staff of Columbia College and the college, a contract agreement has been reached, according to a Nov. 17 email the US of CC bargaining team sent t...

City Council gives green light to COPA

City Council gives green light to COPA

October 10, 2016

Despite public criticism, a vote of 39-8 allowed Mayor Rahm Emanuel to move forward with replacing the Independent Police Review Authority with the Civilian Office of Police Accountability at City Counc...

One-year Strategic Plan check-in

One-year Strategic Plan check-in

May 9, 2016

Nearly one year has passed since the board of trustees approved the college’s five-year Strategic Plan during its May 12, 2015 meeting.As such, the first year of implementing the 41-page document has i...

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