Sinai Urban Health Institute recently unveiled new findings from the largest community-driven, face-to-face health survey ever conducted in Chicago. The findings showed there continue to be significant, sometimes devastating disparities in the health and wellness of different racial and ethnic groups in Chicago, exacerbated in certain communities.
Elected officials, service organization leaders and advocates for homeless youth came together to celebrate the official opening of Covenant House Illinois. Covenant House International chose Chicago for its first new location in 17 years, because of its dedication to addressing the homeless youth of the city.
Posted: January 23, 2017 in JT News
Every four years we honor our commitment to democracy, as imperfect as it might be, by inaugurating a new President of the United States. One way or another, JT has been part of that process for a good many years. Last Friday was no exception, as VP Andrew Jasculca proudly served as Advance Lead for…
Posted: November 11, 2016 in JT News
JT recently hosted a professional fellow from Patagonia, Argentina as part of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative – a Presidential program funded by the U.S. Department of State that aims to strengthen ties throughout the region and contribute to a new entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Americas.
Posted: September 19, 2016 in JT News
Each Illinois taxpayer is on the hook for $45,500 in unfunded liabilities—more than most residents earn after taxes in a entire year. That's the bottom line of yet another report that whacks Illinois' pension-impacted finances, but presents the numbers in a way the average taxpayer may more easily grasp.
JT is proud to be recognized by the Publicity Club of Chicago with two Golden Trumpet awards for significant national issues: expansion of access, inclusion and opportunity for people with disabilities and metastatic breast cancer.
Posted: June 4, 2016 in JT News
Today the world lost a champion not just in the ring, but a champion of racial and social justice. JT is proud of the work we did in 2005 to support the grand opening of The Muhammad Ali Center.