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The Warren Morrow Latin Music Festival is back with Chicago based band Dos Santos in the lineup

The Warren Morrow Latin Music Festival is back! The WMLMF began as a memorial concert in 2012. Over the years the popularity of the event grew and in 2016 it was converted to a festivalContinue reading…

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Sanders Condemns ICE and CBP Impunity, Calls for the End of Family Detention

WASHINGTON, July 2—In response to news of deplorable conditions faced by detainees at border facilities recently visited by members of Congress, as well as revelations that nearly 10,000 current and former Border Patrol agents were involved in a secret FacebookContinue reading…

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The 2nd annual Illinois Immigrant Entrepreneur Summit is set for July 20

Since its creation in 2008 the Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit has helped thousands of aspiring business owners. Last year it started to expand to other states beyond Iowa and this year on July 20 it isContinue reading…

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IL Minority Business Certification Workshop June 27

Multicultural- and minority-owned businesses, including women- and veteran-owned businesses, are invited to attend this workshop to learn about the benefits of becoming a certified minority-owned enterprise. This event is co-hosted by the Quad Cities ChamberContinue reading…

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Don’t miss the opportunity to visit The Putnam Museum’s exhibit RACE: Are We So Different? before it is gone

In recent years any attempt to discuss race brought to the surface many ugly and good things in the American society. Some felt threatened by the fact that their beliefs were being challenged and theirContinue reading…

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Laura Moreno Adult Literacy Coordinator for Sauk Valley Community College is grateful to run the program that helped her learn English

After hearing many immigrant stories, some people might think that they all sound the same, they come escaping hardships looking for better lives for themselves and their children. The goal might be the same, butContinue reading…

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Jayne O’Brien “ I value my community and am committed to making East Moline an even better place to live”

Voting is a essential part of any democracy. While many Americans usually exercise their right to vote during presidential elections, most usually forgo local elections and this is a great mistake.  Local politicians make decisionsContinue reading…

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Marina Varela and Olga Cruz from Sun-Star Cleaning Service are named Multicultural Business Owners of the week by the Welcome to Floreciente FB page

Originally from Piedras Negras Coahuila and Salvatierra Guanajuato in Mexico, Marina and Olga met thanks to their husbands who regularly played soccer together on the same team. Having made an instant connection, Olga invited MarinaContinue reading…