August is National Minority Donor Awareness Month

Jesse White encouraging organ/tissue donation virtually information provided by the Office of the Secretary of State SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 7, 2020) – Secretary of State Jesse White is hosting a virtual National Minority Donor Awareness Month “Wave Away the Waiting” to promote organ/tissue donation for multicultural communities at www.LifeGoesOn.com. “We are working together to end … Read more

New fifth–sixth grade curriculum provided free to educators, parents

“Where Does My Food Go?” created by Illinois EPA and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign information provided by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 8, 2020) – Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Director John J. Kim announced that the Agency has again partnered with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Office for Mathematics, Science, … Read more

Twenty weeks of extended regular state benefits now available

information provided by the Illinois Department of Employment Security SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 8, 2020) – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced 20 weeks of state extended benefits (EB) are now available to those who exhaust the allotted 26 weeks of regular state unemployment and the additional 13 weeks of federal Pandemic Emergency Unemployment … Read more