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Top NFL Draft Picks, Commisioner Roger Goodell Hit Ariel Academy

DNA Info | By Sam Cholke | April 28, 2016 2:14pm | Ariel Community Academy students got a rare treat on Thursday: a visit from prospective pro football players and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.The players and officials were at the school at 1119 E. 46th St. to help launch a new school program, Character Playbook, sponsored by the NFL and the United Way.“It’s one of the most exciting things we’ve ever participated in because it teaches us how to respond to all of… Read more »

United Way, business, labor demand end to state budget stalemate

Chicago Sun-Times Written By Maudlyne Ihejirika Posted: 10/19/2015, 08:43pm A survey of more than 500 human service agencies conducted by United Way of Illinois finds the sector suffering significant and profound impact from the state’s four-month-long budget impasse, said business and labor leaders who joined United Way Monday to demand resolution. AT&T Illinois CEO Paul La Schiazza and Chicago Federation of Labor President Jorge Ramirez stood with United Way President/CEO Wendy DuBoe at a news conference at the downtown headquarters… Read more »