The Black American community, the
international African community and the greater world community were mostly
silent as 2,000 Nigerians were killed by Boko Haram earlier this year, but not
the students from Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Illinois! See some of the
2,000 people killed below and click here to see Fenwick students
raise awareness about this massacre!
Click Here to see and hear students
from Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Illinois address this tragedy.
Do "Black Lives Matter" in
Ferguson, Missouri but not in Baga, Nigeria? Click Here to ask the White House to
evaluate and act responsibly on this issue in
Father Michael Pfleger and The Faith
of St. Sabina's
March 20, 2015
pm to 9:30 pm
West 78th Place
IN THE D.A.A.D. STUDY
Are you a father of a child age
Are you African-American?
Do you live apart from your
Do you want to participate in a
fatherhood program for African-American fathers?
Research Study is Just for Fathers!
Nurse researchers at Rush University
Medical Center will be testing 2 programs that are meant to help fathers who
don't live with their young children to be really great fathers. Even though you
don't live with your child on a full time basis, we know that your children are
important to you. We also know that children need the positive and consistent
involvement of their fathers. This program is intended to give fathers
knowledge and skills that will help you maintain a strong, loving and consistent
relationship with your young child.
randomly assigned to participate in one of the 2 programs.
Attend 10 group- meetings with other
fathers over the next 3 months.
Groups will be held in the community at
nearby Community Colleges.
Complete study questions 3 times while
you are in the study (before the groups start, at the end of the groups, and
again 3 months later).
Fathers will receive a $40 gift card
for completing study questions ($120 total).
meetings with other fathers will include a meal and transportation
Fathers will have the chance to share
their experiences being a father with other fathers.
Fathers will learn more about preparing
themselves to be strong and effective fathers for their children.
If you are interested
in this research study, give us a call on the D.A.A.D. study telephone line at
(312) 543-3566. A research assistant will contact
The Black Star Project
Weatherization specialist training
for a new career in the growing field of residential
MUST PASS DRUG SCREEN AND BASIC MATH / READING TEST
MUST RESIDE IN DOUGLAS, BRONZEVILLE, WOODLAWN OR NEW CITY
MUST BE MOTIVATED TO SUCCEED AND ABLE TO ATTEND ALL SCHEDULED
CLASSES DURING THE 10 WEEK COURSE
CLASSES MEET IN THE EVENINGS AND SATURDAYS
PREVIOUS CONSTRUCTION EXPERIENCE HELPFUL BUT NOT REQUIRED
WEEKLY STIPEND PROVIDED
FREE part-time course prepares you for certification with the Building
Performance Institute. This national certification is the industry standard in
residential weatherization work. You will learn the theories behind residential
weatherization and gain hands-on experience installing insulation and
air-sealing measures. Workers in this and other green construction fields earn
For more information, please
call 773.285.9600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Experience Radiant Health
Dr. Paul L. Hannah
Healing, Preventive Medicine and Therapeutics,
Nutrition, Exercise, Body Maintenance, Spiritual Development, Relaxation and
March 19, 2015
6:30 pm to
call 773.285.9600 for more information about Dr. Hannah or this
school students interesting in learning to build websites in our Youthtech
men and young women in 6th to 12th grade for our Math Bootcamp
3) boys in
1st to 4th grade for our Black Male Reading Academy
women and young men in 5th to 8th grade for our Saturday University focusing on
reading, writing and math.
Black Star Mathletes
and their Coaches
Coaches Seated - Ivan Lee, Ava Myles and George
773.285.9600 to register for or for more information about these free programs.
Enrollment is limited.
April 25, 2015
Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
Lake Shore Drive
to 1:00 pm
and universities will exhibit including:
Alabama A&M University - HBCU
City College of Chicago
East West University
Eastern Illinois University
Governors State University
Illinois Institute of Technology
Indiana State University
Lane College - HBCU
New Mexico State University
Rust College - HBCU
University of Chicago
University of Illinois Chicago
University of Illinois Springfield
U.S. Coast guard
Xavier (LA) - HBCU
The 2013 College Fair attracts more than 1,000
Great universities like DePaul University was
parents and educators from Detroit, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Flint and
Lansing - Michigan; Gary, Michigan City, Bloomington, Evansville, South Bend,
Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, East Chicago and Hammond - Indiana; Davenport, Iowa
City, Clinton, DesMoines, Cedar Rapids and Bettendorf - Iowa; Milwaukee, Racine,
Madison, Kenosha and Green Bay - Wisconsin; St. Louis and Columbia - Missouri;
and Rockford, Peoria, Aurora, Springfield, East St. Louis, Joliet, Carbondale,
Decatur, Danville, Kankakee; Bloomington, Quincy, Champaign, Waukegan and
Chicago - Illinois are encouraged to attend this college fair. Please
call 773.285.9600 for more information. Click Here to see and hear
the last Black Star Project's College Fair.