Archive for September 2018

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

South Suburban Family Shelter provides caring and confidential help to families experiencing domestic violence. All services are free of charge for victims, including: emergency shelter, court/medical/hospital advocacy, abuser intervention, violence prevention. If you feel unsafe, need to talk, or need emergency shelter call the 24-hour hotline at (708) 335-3028.

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Apply for 2020 Census Jobs

The Census Bureau’s Chicago Regional Office seeks Field Representatives in Cook and Kane Counties to interview respondents. Pay ranges from $14.30 to $21.45 per hour, depending on location. For more information, call (800) 865-6384 X15 or log on to Chicago.Recruiting@census.gov.

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Mentoring Program for Young Men runs on Saturdays

The P.O.C.K.E.T. (Preparing Our Children Keeping Everyone Together) offers mentoring program sessions for young men (grades 5th through 8th) each Saturday through December from 11:00am to 1:00pm at the Hazel Crest Park District (2600 W. 171st Street). For more information, call Kim at 708-913-8477 or email thepocket17@gmail.com.

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Celebrate Cook County Forest Preserves at Weekend Parties

In honor of National Public Lands Day, the Forest Preserves will host parties THIS Saturday, September 22nd from 3:00 to 9:00pm at Camp Sullivan (14630 Oak Park Ave, Oak Forest) and all day on September 29th at Deer Grove East (1599 Pepper Tree Drive, Palatine). For more information, visit fpdcc.com/party.

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The Hazel Crest Police Department recently adopted the "10 Shared Principles."

The principles, which consist of agreed upon ideologies between law enforcement and communities of color, were developed by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and the Illinois NAACP after a three-year collaborative process. Law Enforcement entities across the country are adopting the principles, and the Hazel Crest Police Department is committed to upholding these…

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