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Arab Democratic Club to host Zoom candidate’s and leaders forum March 25

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Arab Democratic Club to host Zoom candidate’s and leaders forum March 25

Arab Democratic Club to host Zoom candidate’s and leaders forum March 25 The Arab Democratic Club will host its pre-election Forum for Democratic candidates running in the April 6 election and for elected public officials in a special celebration of Arab American Heritage month on Thursday March 25. The forum will again be held Virtually…

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Rasoul Introduces Virginia Marshall Plan for Moms

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Rasoul Introduces Virginia Marshall Plan for Moms

Rasoul Introduces Virginia Marshall Plan for Moms Plan includes a package of policies aimed at getting Virginia moms and families back on their feet including child care for all, paid family and medical leave, and caregiver tax credit. Rasoul will reserve a senior position in the Lieutenant Governor’s office as Director of Mothers Advocacy On Tuesday,…

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New Arab American play Layalina explores dealing with love in turbulent times

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New Arab American play Layalina explores dealing with love in turbulent times

New Arab American play Layalina explores dealing with love in turbulent times DEBUT “FUTURE LABS” READING—LAYALINA BY MARTIN YOUSIF ZEBARI—TO STREAM JANUARY 30, FREE ***THE NEWEST OF GOODMAN THEATRE’S ARTISTIC PROGRAMS TO DEVELOP NEW PLAYS, “FUTURE LABS” SEEKS BOLD, IMAGINATIVE WORKS BY PLAYWRIGHTS OF COLOR*** Layalina by Martin Yousif Zebari, the first play of Goodman Theatre’s…

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Healing the Nation after Trump

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Healing the Nation after Trump

Healing the Nation after Trump By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz I am less worried about how firmly Trump is disciplined than about how focused our leaders are on the future of America. We are facing a severe pandemic, a major economic crisis, a rural-urban political split and a growing national ideological societal divide. A diversity-sensitive approach…

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The Breach of the Capitol: An American Wake Up Call  

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The Breach of the Capitol: An American Wake Up Call  

The Breach of the Capitol: An American Wake Up Call    By Imad Hamad   I am an independent. I always vote for the person not the party. My political identity is that I am simply a proud American citizen. I am naturalized- an American by choice.  Since 1980, the year I landed in America, I have learned to…

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Bridgeview and Lyons Township donate face masks to Zakat Foundation

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Bridgeview and Lyons Township donate face masks to Zakat Foundation

Bridgeview and Lyons Township donate face masks to Zakat Foundation The Village of Bridgeview in co-operation with Cook County has delivered 3,000 masks to the Zakat Foundation in Bridgeview. The Zakat Foundation is known for their work with those most in need. Their mission has expanded as COVID grips our communities. These masks will be…

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