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Story-Collecting Storefront in Back of the Yards

    CHICAGO, IL – “Chicago is a city where Mexicans are everywhere, we’ve been here and contributed so much to this city, but you really wouldn’t know it by looking at mainstream media or textbooks,” says Ricardo Gamboa, activist, director and playwright behind Meet Juan(ito) Doe, a play about Chicago’s Mexican-American and immigrant community. […]

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Preparing for College with New Futuro

Latino high school students and their parents filled the UIC Forum on Saturday Nov. 12, for what is being called the largest one-day college-prep fair in the Midwest. Held by New Futuro, a company that is committed to helping Latino students attend college, participants learned how to prepare, apply and pay for college while avoiding […]