T.H.I.N.K. Mentor Academy is hosting its third (3rd) annual seminar December 10, 2016

T.H.I.N.K. Mentor Academy is hosting its third (3rd) annual seminar in conjunction with the YMCA, “Let’s Talk About Feelings” with this year’s focus being on “The State of the Family”. The seminar is an opportunity to have an open discussion on the current state of the family and solutions. Speakers include: Bishop Harold Dawson, Jr. … Continue reading T.H.I.N.K. Mentor Academy is hosting its third (3rd) annual seminar December 10, 2016

M. H. Morial to speak at Tri-County Urban League 50th Anniversary Dinner Meeting on December 4, 2015

Marc H. Morial to speak at Tri-County Urban League 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner Meeting Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette, December 4, 2015, 6:00 pm Marc Morial is one of the most accomplished servant-leaders in the nation. He has served in many roles throughout the years. His roles include: Entrepreneur, Lawyer, Professor, Legislator, Mayor and President of the … Continue reading M. H. Morial to speak at Tri-County Urban League 50th Anniversary Dinner Meeting on December 4, 2015

Honor sought for the Legendary Colonel Charles Young

Honor sought for the Legendary Colonel Charles Young By Charles Blatcher, III, Chairman, National Coalition of Black Veteran Organizations The National Coalition of Black Veteran Organizations has made it a mission to get the legendary Colonel Charles Young the recognition he deserves. Col. Young overcame many odds to rise to the rank of Colonel in … Continue reading Honor sought for the Legendary Colonel Charles Young

Neighborhood House Celebrates 120 Years by Expanding Meal Programs By Roberta English Simpson

Neighborhood House Celebrates 120 Years by Expanding Meal Programs By Roberta English Simpson   Throughout 2016 Neighborhood House will host monthly events and fundraisers to celebrate its 120th anniversary. "We want to honor all the families, staff and volunteers who gave of themselves to build Neighborhood House into a vital part of the Greater Peoria … Continue reading Neighborhood House Celebrates 120 Years by Expanding Meal Programs By Roberta English Simpson

Place Could Impact Health Disparities More Than Race

Place Could Impact Health Disparities More Than Race Living environment could help explain behaviors that contribute to health disparities among U.S. men African-American and white men who live in racially integrated communities and who have comparable incomes have far fewer differences when it comes to behaviors that contribute to poor health — such as physical … Continue reading Place Could Impact Health Disparities More Than Race

Reis Armstrong Hits the Charts with Catastro-Fiction Literature – Book Signing in Peoria on November 28th

Reis Armstrong Hits the Charts with Catastro-Fiction Literature Book Signing in Peoria on November 28th In his first released novel, A Day In August, Reis Armstrong captures the reason why tragedy, catastrophe and separation are essential to a great, fictional love story. During August of 2005, 17-year-old Louis Devereux is forced to stay behind during … Continue reading Reis Armstrong Hits the Charts with Catastro-Fiction Literature – Book Signing in Peoria on November 28th