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I learned shocking realities about young people who work in the sex trade Thursday when I attended a Congressional field inquiry on trafficking held by U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson.
CHICAGO – A group of young activists in Chicago met and rallied today calling for better lives and safer streets in the city.
Young activists and their adult mentors conferring about Chicago’s South and West Sides.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly called the meeting, saying these young leaders must demand anti-violence resources.
It was just a couple of weeks ago, U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly said, that a man approached her inside a store where she was shopping and thanked her for helping his son find a job.
The man’s son had attended the congresswoman’s Youth Job and Resource Expo held a year ago in Harvey, and had been able to find work through the event, Kelly said Tuesday.
In an area where corn and soybean fields were once planted, a massive Amazon Fulfillment Center situated on 84 acres along West Monee Manhattan Road is now king of the landscape.
With young people “shaming” adults to do more to prevent gun violence, U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, speaking at a Park Forest church, said “we need their help” to enact stricter laws.
The two House of Representatives members, who serve as chairman and ranking member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee onInformation Technology, respectively, have established themselves as go-to partners in crafting bipartisan IT legislation and they attribute a focus on common goals to their success.
Lawmakers worry declining federal research and development dollars could stunt the development of new artificial intelligence tools and set the country back in the race for global dominance in the emerging technology.
WASHINGTON — Right before 3 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, Bryan Witzmann felt his heart break again.
An Illinois Democrat says she’s found a way to please everyone in her diverse district with legislation that would alleviate Chicago-area “food deserts” by lifting a barrier to fruit and vegetable production in rural areas.