Jodi Miller, City of Freeport discusses a new day, new vision and new hope as newly elected mayor. This leadership is very focused on public safety and cleaning up neighborhoods. There are many initiatives to improve the quality of life.
Hosted by: Paul LisnekProduced by: Greater Chicago Newsmakers Team
Cher might not be able to turn back time but she can certainly give her blessing on a musical that will tell the story of her life, career, and how she became one of America's most treasured stars. We meet some of the stars and creatives to see what it took to put this one-of-kind show together.
In June 2008, Reps. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., and Barney Frank, D-Mass., established the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus. That same year, Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., was elected to Congress, becoming the first openly gay male elected as a freshman congressman.
Rep. Polis, co-chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus joins Paul Lisnek to reflect on what sparked his run for office a decade ago, and the work of the Caucus today.
Comcast employees and community members gathered at the Elgin Salvation Army to spend day volunteering to spruce up the grounds, remodel the clothing closet, and move their food pantry to the first floor. Comcast has been partnering with the Elgin Salvation Army for 6 years.
Shelley Davis, Forest Preserve Foundation discusses how to utilize the thousands of acres of forest in Cook County. They provide paid internships for youth and support youth and family recreation & environmental education.
Anne E. O'Keefe, Rockford Public Library discusses the space & design for the new building. They want to know taxpayer wants and needs so money is spent wisely. Libraries have resources besides books & offer computer classes, & help in resume writing.