September 2014

September 4th, 2014
Written by Don Babwin in All About Family with 0 Comments
School Children walk a safe passage route along 63rd Street on the opening day of school this week, in Chicago. Chicago children returned to school walking past even more guards than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults every day.
Chicago schools opened this week with more safety measures in place in hopes to reduce the incidents of violence that have been a problem year after year, and increasing in recent years. Daily, children and parents will make their way past security guards whose bright neon vests will serve as a reminder of the city's efforts to protect students from the violence that plagues its streets. A year...
September 4th, 2014
Written by The Associated Press in Setting It Straight with 0 Comments
Jenny Yang, is the first Asian-American to be named chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
An Asian-American has been named EEOC chairman by President Barack Obama. Jenny R. Yang has been named as the new chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, becoming the first Asian-American to lead that agency. President Barack Obama announced her elevation from vice chair on Tuesday. Yang has served as vice chair since April. Yang is a longtime civil rights and employment lawyer. She...