Video Career Focus: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Careers are Recommended for Graduating High School Students
STEM careers have become the "driving force" for the U.S. economy in recent years, therefore it is important that families encourage their children to pursue STEM educational opportunities to obtain the jobs of the future.
Website visitors can view YouTube STEM videos to see the importance of this field (view more).
Video Feature: First Look at Plans for the Proposed Obama Presidental Center Scheduled to Open in 2021
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Attending college can be quite expensive for students and their families. Luckily, there are many college scholarships and contests available to help pay for a college education. Students should seek out and apply for scholarships in which they meet the eligibility requirements. We have information about college scholarships and contests through JLV College Counseling. Brief info about each scholarship is listed. Students are encouraged to visit the scholarship websites for further details about eligibility and requirements (view scholarships).
The ICDHR has recently launched discussion sessions to attempt to find solutions to this issue (read more).
Illinois Commission on Diversity and Human Relations (ICDHR) Chairman, Rev. Clyde H. Brooks, gives some thoughts on the growing divide between Americans of all races in the United States.
Money for College: Scholarships of Various Types Accessible Through JLV College Counseling
Illinois State Representative La Shawn K. Ford Inspires Guest Attendees as the Keynote Speaker at the 49th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance Dinner on April 1, 2017
Patty Greene, Manager of Community Service and Grassroots, was awarded the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Enables Honor for the excellent community service support she has provided to organizations all over the country. Your support is encouraged to support this champion of community service (bio).
Remembrance & Commemoration Dinner Honoree: Patty Greene of Southwest Airlines Receives Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Enables Honor April 1, 2017
On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle unveiled to the public the first look at plans for the new Obama Presidental Center scheduled to open in Chicago's Jackson Park in 2021.
Walt Whitman and the Soul Children Provides Outstanding Performance at the 49th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dinner on Saturday, April 1, 2017
ICDHR Encourages Supporters to Participate in "Comcast Cares Day" on Saturday, April 22, 2017
Mark your calendar for Saturday, April 22, 2017, and volunteer to make change happen on Comcast Cares Day. Come celebrate our year round commitment to service and helping to improve the quality of life in local communities where Comcast customers, viewers and employees live and work.
The ICDHR was host to diversity supporters that attended the 49th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance and Commemoration Dinner on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Chicago Hilton and Towers Hotel (6:00 p.m., general reception; 7:00 p.m., dinner celebration).
This event commemorates the 49th anniversary of Dr. King's death by remembering and elevating ideas for which he stood for. The keynote speaker was 8th District Illinois State Representative La Shawn K. Ford (view bio here).