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Goose Island Summit highlights need for infrastructure upgrades

In carrying out its valuable role as a planned manufacturing district, Goose Island makes a major contribution to the well-being of Chicago’s economy. A manmade… Read more

Register for North Branch Works’ Fall Fundraiser

Looking for a fun and socially-distanced way to support family-sustaining jobs and local businesses? Then please join us for our Fall Fundraiser on Nov. 12… Read more

North Branch Works leads new push for a safe Rockwell Street

If you’ve ever traveled to Avondale businesses on Rockwell Street between Elston and Belmont Avenues, then you know it’s not an easy area to get… Read more

CharityWatch promotes informed charitable giving

Having accurate information to make wise giving decisions has never been more important. And that’s central to the mission of CharityWatch, an independent watchdog organization… Read more

MBDA Export Center connects minority businesses to Africa

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Export Center is a dynamic resource that builds mutually beneficial partnerships between minority businesses and thriving markets in Africa.… Read more

City economic development programs return great value

As the City of Chicago begins to develop its budget for next year, it’s important to keep in mind that economic development programs for neighborhood… Read more