Silk Road Rising Presents Rituals of Signs and Transformations Staged Readings This Weekend
Silk Road Rising to present three staged readings of Rituals of Signs and Transformations, written by Saadallah Wannous, translated from Arabic into English by Nada Saab and Robert Myers , and directed by Sahar Assaf, this weekend, March 8 and 9, 2014.
Christian Science Monitor
MacArthur recepients show 'what's working best'
An investigator examines bullet holes in the window of a Skokie, Ill., home. A report by the University of Chicago Crime Lab estimated that each gunshot wound victim costs the city $1 million in medical, law enforcement, and other costs.
City of Chicago
Mayor Emanuel Announces Significant Expansion in Digital Learning Programs for Teens
Mayor Emanuel today joined Library Commissioner Brian Bannon at the Humboldt Park Library to announce over a two million dollar expansion of the Chicago Public Library's nationally-recognized YOUMedia program, which provides teens across the City with digital learning experiences.
7 Nonprofits Recognized for Exceptional Creativity and Effectiveness, Awarded Up to $1 Million Each
The Award, which recognizes "From exposing human rights abuses in cyberspace to reducing the influence of money in American politics, the missions of these organizations are diverse," said MacArthur President .
The Washington Post
3 D.C. area nonprofits receive MacArthur awards
The annual awards of up to $1 million are given to nonprofit groups worldwide that the foundation has worked with in the past and that it wants to help increase in scope at a strategic point in their development.
Reporting based on NSA leaks wins Polk Award
20, 2012 file photo originally provided by the Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. .
2013 Year in Review: Chicago Public Library, Part II
City Hall Reporter Fran Spielman the Harold Washington Library Center and the Conrad Sulzer Regional Library, both designed by Thomas Beeby, would undergo $11,000,000 in renovations, funded through TIF , as called for in Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2014 budget.