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The Rise of Single Parent Households: Effects, Risks and Available Assistance

The percentage of children under the age of 18 in the United States living in single parent households increased to 35 percent in 2014, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation. In some locations, the number is greater. Chicago has joined cities such as Fresno, Indianapolis and Tucson where approximately half of children live in… Read more »

Changing Hearts, Changing Lives: How 5 Social Initiatives in Chicago Are Making a Difference

  Home to 9.5 million people, Chicago is the third-largest city in the United States and internationally recognized for its contributions to finance, transportation, commerce and culture. In the 2014 Global Cities Index, Chicago earned its fourth-consecutive top 10 ranking for its impact in business, information exchange, cultural experience and political dialogue. But despite all… Read more »

Kid Geniuses Making Scientific Break-Throughs

School-age scientists are breaking ground and making history When you let a child’s imagination run wild, there are no limits as to where it can go. Igniting a child’s creativity and getting them excited about science can take them down a fulfilling road of adventure, discovery and invention.