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News items related to Senator Jacqueline Collins

Elected Officials Say, “Enough Is Enough” To School Closings

Illinois legislators and other elected officials representing the Englewood community are holding a news conference to voice their outrage over the announced school closings in their respective districts Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 9 a.m., City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St., 2nd Fl.

OPERATION HOPE, Feeding the Community

Operation Hope is a holiday outreach to provide free dinners to elders, adults, childrent and families of the community. December 12th, from 3:00-7:00pm, at BJ's Market & Bakery, 79th Racine.

OPERATION HOPE, Feeding the Community can change everything

10th Annual Auburn Gresham 79th Street Renaissance Festival

Join us September 12th, from 10am - 7pm, for the 10th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival. This milestone year WE are celebrating the 10 Year Journey: Revitilization of Culture & Community, Ecomonic Development, Housing & Architecture, Education, Local Businesses, Seniors & Youth Residents, on-going Peace and Collective Change. Join us in the celebration of the journey, as we kick-off in OUR Community, YOUR VOICE MATTERS, come share OUR Renaissance Story...

Collins’ plan requiring charter schools to disclose criminal investigations becomes law

State Senator Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-Chicago 16th) hailed the governor’s signing of legislation she sponsored to require organizations that seek to open charter schools in Illinois to disclose any ongoing criminal or civil investigations into their activities.

 
D. Rose returns to his home West Englewood

Derrick Rose, the National Basketball Association's (NBA) the youngest Most Valuable Player (MVP) demonstrates why giving back to the community, particularly his community, West Englewood is so important.