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Notable Native: Joshua Hale

Joshua Hale promotes funding to inner-city students through philanthropy and organizations such as the Big Shoulders Fund.

By Metro Reporter

November 14, 2016

In the midst of teachers’ strikes, budget problems, overcrowded classrooms, education in Chicago has been a topic of concern in recent years. Addressing these issues is immensely important because it...

The City’s “Great Rivers Chicago” plan provides for a series of improvements in water quality, river access and recreational facilities completed by 2040.

Long process of improving Chicago rivers continues

September 6, 2016

The city’s new project, “Great Rivers Chicago,” includes plans to make the Chicago, Calumet and Des Plaines rivers “inviting, productive and livable by 2040,” according to the project’s web...

Notable Native: Ted Curtis

Rev. Ted Curtis

By Metro Reporter

May 11, 2015

TED CURTIS HAS been the rector, also known as the pastor, at Grace Episcopal Church at Chicago, 637 S. Dearborn St., in Printer’s Row for 24 years.Curtis is dedicated to practicing the church’s mis...

Chicagoans more charitable than national average

Information from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy's survey

By Sarah Martinson

April 20, 2015

Chicago households, corporations and grant making foundations donate money at a higher rate than the national average, according to a survey conducted by the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Ind...

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