Protesters Greet Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel at Rowdy Public Budget Meeting on August 31, 2015
A raucous crowd of protesters greeted Mayor Rahm Emanuel on August 31, 2015 at Malcolm X College at the first of three public meetings on the city's budget, his first public meeting since 2011. Residents were given the chance to pitch Emanuel on ways the city can raise $754 million to balance the budget (read more).
Video: Business Engineering Science and Technology Academy, Atlanta Public Schools and 100 Black Men Inc. Salute Valedictorian Sharod McClendon
Sharod McClendon's valedictorial speech for the Business Engineering Science and Technology Academy in Atlanta is inspirational (view more).
Save The Date: First Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Breakfast to be held on Thursday, January 21, 2016
Attending college can be quite expensive for students and their families. Luckily, there are many college scholarships and contests available to help pay for a college education. Students should seek out and apply for scholarships in which they meet the eligibility requirements. We have information about college scholarships and contests with October 2015 deadlines.

Only brief information about each scholarship is listed. Therefore students are encouraged to visit the scholarship websites to get further details about eligibility and requirements.
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Phone: 630-771-1707   Fax: 630-771-1708
ICDHR "Chairman's Corner" Feature for September 2015
He also asks readers of this article what you can do to make change in your communities (read more).
Illinois Commission on Diversity and Human Relations (ICDHR) Chairman, Rev. Clyde H. Brooks, provides readers in this month's Chairman's Corner with an overview the history of our organization. 
Money for College: Scholarships With October 2015 Deadlines
Chicago's Holy Cross Hospital to Become City's Newest Trauma Center on the South Side After Year's of Protest
After years of protests by community activists demanding access to urgent medical care, University of Chicago Medicine and Sinai Health System announced on Thursday, September 10, 2015 a $40 million dollar joint project to open an adult trauma center for the South Side. The emergency room at Holy Cross Hospital would be converted into a Level 1 trauma center (read more).
Cook County Morgue Calls Latinos White, Making Data on Gun Violence Flawed
When finding data on the number and race of every person killed by guns in the city, Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin found a problem (read more).
On Thursday, January 21, 2016 the Illinois Commission on Diversity and Human Relations (ICDHR) will sponsor a breakfast celebration to honor the 87th birthday of
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Motorola Solutions Inc., located at 1303 East Algonquin Road in Schaumburg Illinois. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. followed by the breakfast and program. Motorola Solutions Inc. is a proud sponsor of this event.