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More Chicago City Colleges Students To Get Mentoring, ‘Wraparound’ Support

The four-year expansion effort will be funded through City Colleges, the Pritzker Foundation, One Million Degrees and other private philanthropy. 


Chicagoans Arrested For Marijuana Possession Are Getting Crash Course In The Legal Weed Business

The Olive Harvey College program aims to create more racial equity in the weed industry — from the ground up. It's on track to have an associate's degree in cannabis studies by next year.

Roseland, Pullman

Can $500 A Month Help Single Moms Graduate From College? A New West Side Program Aims To Find Out

A program created by Austin-based New Moms will give 25 single mothers a stipend, academic support and other resources to boost graduation rates.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

New Timuel Black Scholarship At City Colleges Honors Beloved Historian

The scholarship will be awarded to adult learners based on their civic engagement or to people with aspirations to drive change in their communities.


City Colleges Of Chicago Offering Scholarships, Free Laptops For 2020 CPS Grads

The scholarship offers students $1,000 and a free laptop if they graduated from CPS, among other requirements.


City Colleges Students Who Had To Drop Out Due To Debt Can Now Get It Cleared And Return To Class

A new program, called Fresh Start, will allow about 21,000 people to return to class if they were previously unable to do so because they had debt they couldn't pay.


In Pullman, Olive-Harvey College Gets On-Campus Food Pantry To Help Students Facing Food Insecurity

With the opening of the Olive-Harvey pantry, 10001 S. Woodlawn Ave., all City Colleges now have free groceries available for students.

Roseland, Pullman

Former Art Student Finds Her Calling In A Funeral Home: ‘We’re The Last To Put A Smile On Your Face’

Noble Square resident Anna Wolak discovered the artistry and compassion needed to work in the business of death — and fell in love.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town